LYON, Hon. Thomas (1704-53).
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Family and Education
bap. 6 July 1704, 7th s. of John Lyon, 4th Earl of Strathmore [S], by Lady Elizabeth Stanhope, da. of Philip Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Chesterfield. m. 20 July 1736, Jean, da. and coh. of James Nicholson of West Rainton, co. Dur., 3s. 4da. suc. bro. as 8th Earl of Strathmore [S] 4 Jan. 1735.
Returned as a Tory on the Strathmore interest in 1734, Lyon vacated his seat next year on succeeding to the peerage. He died 18 Jan. 1753.