Material relating to Sir Rupert Iain Kay Moncreiffe
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Volume 1 is inscribed ' For Professor Croft Dickinson, to whom this thesis was due, with very many thanks, from Iain Moncrieffe of that Ilk. Unicorn'. Volume 2 is inscribed ' For Professor Croft Dickinson, with every good wish, from Iain Moncrieffe of that Ilk. Easter Moncrieffe, Perthshire
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During the Second World War he served in the Scots Guards and was ADC to General Sir Andrew Thorne, 1944-1945, military liaison officer to Admiral Sir William Whitworth, and attache and private secretary to the British Ambassador in Moscow in 1946. In 1950, Moncrieffe was called to the Scottish Bar. He became a Q.C. in 1980.
He was a member of the Royal Company of Archers, the Queen's Body Guard for Scotland, and was Chairman of Debrett's Peerage Ltd., 1977-1981, and President of Burke's from 1983.
Sir Rupert Iain Kay Moncrieffe of that Ilk died on 27 February 1985. He was succeeded by his son Merlin Sereld Victor Gilbert Hay, 24th Earl of Erroll, Bt.
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- Material relating to Sir Rupert Iain Kay Moncreiffe of that Ilk, 11th Baronet (1919-1985)