Letters Patent or noble tenure

 

 

Title: Earls of Dundee (Jacobites creation).

 

Created: 12 November 1705

 

To: Conte Giovanni  Battista Gualtieri, Patrican of Rome, Marchese di Corniolo (sives Orvieto),  Duca della Camie (Created 1713 Sicily Fhilip V), Created EARL OF DUNDEE and VISCOUNT OF EYTHORN by King James (III) of Great Britain in Rome on 1705, (KT) Knight of Thistles, 1708., died 1740

 

By: Kingdom of Scotland

 

Remainder: His descendants in perpetuity

 

Present Holder: John Somerville LLB, (1925 Port Said, Egypt -. 10th and Present Earl of Dundee.

 

 Descendants can style: Hon and Lady to children of title holders and children of male to male descendants can style "dei Conti di Dundee"

 

Holders of the Title:

 

1. Conte Giovanni  Battista Gualtieri, Patrican of Rome, Marchese di Corniolo (sives Orvieto),  Duca della Camie (Created 1713 Sicily Fhilip V), Created EARL OF DUNDEE and VISCOUNT OF EYTHORN by King James (III) of Great Britain in Rome on 1705, (KT) Knight of Thistles, 1708., died 1740 (Succeeded by eldest son)

2. Cardinal Conte Ludovico Gualtieri, 2nd Earl of Dundee. 2nd Duca di Camie Inquisitor of the Order of St John of Malta, Titular Archbishop of Mira,  (1706-1761 Rome Italy). (Succeeded by "Son").

3. Rev. Conte Giovanni Battista Gualtieri., (1740-62), 3rd Earl of Dundee, 3rd Duca di Camie, (Succeeded by Sister).

4. Contessa Carolina Gualtieri, 4th Countess of Dundee, (1741-1812 Mosta, Malta)., (Succeeded by Son).

5. Capt. Augusto Bonici-Gualtieri dei Baroni di Qlejjgha, Sicilian Army (1759-1826 Messina), 5th Earl of Dundee., (Succeeded by son).

6. Gio Batta Bonici, (1806-78), 6th Earl of Dundee.,  (Succeeded by son).

7. Augusto Bonici, (1834-82), 7th Earl of Dundee, (Succeeded by Nephew of his sister).

8. John Somerville-Bonici, 8th Earl of Dundee, (1871-1943), (Succeeded by Son).

9. John Somerville LLB, (1904 Egypt 1974 Melbourne, Australia), 9th Earl of Dundee, (Succeeded by Son).

10. John Somerville LLB, (1925 Port Said, Egypt - 2009 Mornington, Victoria, Australia). 10th Earl of Dundee., (Succeeded by Son).

11. John Somerville B.Com, (1959 Melbourne Australia -), 11th and Present Earl of Dundee.

 

Heir: Andrew Somerville B.Eng, Viscount of Eythorn, (1962-.

 

Line of Succession to the Earldom of Dundee:

 

1. Hon Andrew Somerville, Viscount of Eythorn, (1962-.

2. Russell Somerville, (1990-.

3. Ursula Somerville, (1990-.

4. Lady Violet La Rosa, (1929-.

5. Giovanni La Rosa, (1955-.

8. Lorenzo La Rosa, (1961-.

11.Philippa La Rosa, (1958-.

16. Charlton Somerville, (1930-.

 

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