The Duke of Roxburghe
Portrait by Allan Warren
|George Innes-Ker, 9th Duke of Roxburghe|
|Charles Innes-Ker, 11th Duke of Roxburghe|
Guy David Innes-Ker
18 November 1954
|Died||29 August 2019 (aged 64)|
Floors Castle, Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Lady Jane Meriel Grosvenor
(m. 1977; div. 1990)
Virginia Mary Wynn-Williams
|Children||5, including Charles Innes-Ker, 11th Duke of Roxburghe|
|Parents||George Innes-Ker, 9th Duke of Roxburghe|
Magdalene College, Cambridge
Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
|Unit||Blues and Royals|
Guy David Innes-Ker was born on 18 November 1954 to the 9th Duke by his second wife (Margaret) Elisabeth McConnel (1918-1993). The Duke had a younger brother, Lord Robert Innes-Ker (b. 1959), who is married, with one son and one daughter.
He was educated at Eton College, Magdalene College, Cambridge, where he studied Land Economy, and at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst where he was awarded the Sword of Honour in 1974, in which year he became a Lieutenant in the Blues and Royals.
His eldest son, Charles, succeeded him as 11th Duke.
The Duke was married twice. His first marriage was on 10 September 1977 to Lady Jane Meriel Grosvenor (b. 8 February 1953; Lady Jane Dawnay since 1996), younger daughter of Robert Grosvenor, 5th Duke of Westminster; the couple had two sons and a daughter. They divorced in 1990. Their children are:
The Duke remarried 3 September 1992, interior designer Virginia Mary, née Wynn-Williams (1st daughter of David Wynn-Williams). They had a son and a daughter. Their children are:
The Duke died at Floors Castle on 29 August 2019, following a lengthy illness.