Husband of Anne Carnegie.


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Robert Carnegie, 3rd Earl of Southesk (b. before 1649–1688) was a Scottish nobleman.[1]


Commissioned as a captain in Louis XIV's Scottish Guards at Chantilly, Oise, France in 1659,[1] he was later a colonel in the Forfarshire militia.[1] He attended the Parliament of Scotland sporadically in the 1670s but attended more regularly through the 1680s.[1]

In 1666 he was imprisoned in Edinburgh Castle for wounding George Livingston, 3rd Earl of Linlithgow in a duel.[1]

He inherited the earldom from James Carnegie, 2nd Earl of Southesk in 1669.[1]

King James VII of Scotland granted a charter for an area of moorland to the west of Kinnaird, Angus and Farnell, Angus called Monrommon to Carnegie.[2]


Southesk married before 1664, Lady Anna Hamilton, eldest daughter of William Hamilton, 2nd Duke of Hamilton and had issue:


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