Biography

Henrietta Hyde was born circa 1677 in Hindon, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom to Laurence Hyde, 1st Earl of Rochester (c1642-1711) and Henrietta Boyle (c1646-1687) and died 30 May 1730 of unspecified causes. She married James Scott (1674-1705) 2 January 1694 .

John Evelyn called her "the wittiest of her sex"; other friends said that she retained the charm of youth even when she was well over fifty.

Children


Offspring of James Scott, Earl of Dalkeith and Henrietta Hyde (c1677-1730)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Francis Scott, 2nd Duke of Buccleuch (1695-1751) 11 January 1695 22 April 1751 Jane Douglas (1701-1729) Jane Douglas (1701-1729) Alice Powell (-1765)
Anne Scott (1696-1714)
Charlotte Scott (1697-1747)
Charles Scott (1700-1700)
James Scott (1703-1719)
Henry Scott (1704-c1705)







Footnotes (including sources)

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