Summary

First wife of John Maitland, 2nd Earl of Lauderdale, and daughter of Alexander Home, 1st Earl of Home and Mary (Dudley) Sutton. She and Maitland had one daughter. She had died by 1672 when Maitland married his second wife, Elizabeth.

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John Maitland, 1st Duke of Lauderdale was twice married.

At 16 John, Viscount Maitland married Lady Anne Home, daughter of the 1st Earl of Home, in 1632. They had one daughter.

Anne Home Maitland, Countess of Lauderdale left John Maitland, 2nd Earl of Lauderdale and went to live in Paris in 1669 after he began an affair with Elizabeth Murray Tollemache (1626-1698), daughter of William Murray, Earl of Dysart, who had been allowed to retain the title Countess of Dysart in her own right.

John Maitland, 2nd Earl of Lauderdale married the Countess of Dysart after Anne Home Maitland, Countess of Lauderdale's death in 1671.

For more -- about John, of course -- see http://bcw-project.org/biography/john-maitland-ea…

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