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Charles Cospatrick Archibald Douglas Home 13th Earl of Home 1873 – 1951

July 06, 2010

Charles Cospatrick Archibald Douglas Home 13th Earl of Home 1873 – 1951, was the father of British Conservative Prime Minister , Alec Douglas Home.

Charles Douglas Home was invited to be Honorary President of the Scottish Lay Homeopathic Association; and he also opened the Glasgow Homeopathic Hospital in Autumn 1931, Heal Thyself 1932,

Charles was born in 1873, the son of Charles Douglas Home 12th Earl of Home. On 14 July 1902, he married Lady Lillian Lambton, daughter of the 4th Earl of Durham and they had seven children:

He was appointed a Knight of the Thistle in 1930.

Of interest:

Alice Duchess of Gloucester, daughter of John Montagu Douglas Scott Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry, was a staunch advocate of homeopathy, insisting that her children always carried their own homeopathic remedy kits, she was the Patron of the Blackie Foundation Trust, set up in honour of Marjorie Grace Blackie,

Charles Marsham 3rd Earl of Romney, son in law of of Charles Montagu Scott, 4th Duke of Buccleuch, was on the Committee of the Association for the Trial of Preventative and Curative Treatment in the Cattle Plague by the Homeopathic Method,

James Hamilton 1st Duke Abercorn was the father in law of William Montagu Douglas Scott 6th Duke of Buccleuch, was a staunch advocate of homeopathy, a Patron of the homeopathic hospital in Smyrna, and a friend of Frederick Hervey Foster Quin, and a patient of Allan Broman,

John George Lambton 1st Earl of Durham GCB, PC 1792 – 1840, also known as “Radical Jack” or simply as Lord Durham, was a British Whig statesman, colonial administrator, Governor General and high commissioner of British North America. John Lambton was an advocate of homeopathy, a friend of Edward Bulwer Lytton,


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