1901 Queen Victoria dies

 




Archibald, 20th Lord Borthwick dies and title again becomes dormant. The right of succession passing to his Kinsman - William Henry, 15th of Crookston (descent of Hon. John Borthwick, yr. Son of 1st Lord Borthwick) de jure, 21st Lord Borthwick  
1910 King Edward V11 dies 1910
1914 Great Britain declares war agaist Germany William Henry dies and is succeeded by his eldest son, Henry, de jure, 22nd Lord Borthwick  
1936 Abdication of Edward V111 1928
1937 King George V1 crowned Henry, de jure, 22nd Lord Borthwick dies and is succeeded by his only son, John Henry Stuart, 23rd Lord Borthwick. 1937
1939 War declared between Great Britain and Germany John Henry Stuart's claim to Peerage admitted by Lord Lyon. One of four representative Scottish barons in HM's post Coronation visit to Edinburgh carrying Crown Canopy.  
1952 George V1 dies  
1953 Coronation of Queen Elizabeth 11  
1954 Food rationing ends  
1955 Suez crisis  
1963 President Kennedy assassinated  
1979 Margaret Thatcher elected as first female Prime Minister 1986
  John Henry Stuart dies and is succeeded by his eldest son, John Hugh, 24th Lord Borthwick, present peer. 1996
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