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Archibald Douglas, 8th Marquess of Queensberry

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Archibald William Douglas, 8th Marquess of Queensberry PC (18 April 1818 – 6 August 1858), styled Viscount Drumlanrig between 1837 and 1856, was a British Conservative Party politician. He notably served as Comptroller of the Household between 1853 and 1856.

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The Marquess of Queensberry
Memorial to the 8th Marquess (2nd row, 2nd from left, styled 7th Marquis there) outside the Douglas Family Mausoleum, Cummertrees
Comptroller of the Household
In office
4 January 1853  25 July 1856
MonarchQueen Victoria
Prime MinisterThe Earl of Aberdeen
The Viscount Palmerston
Preceded byThe Hon George Weld-Forester
Succeeded byViscount Castlerosse
Personal details
Born18 April 1818
Died6 August 1858 (1858-08-07) (aged 40)
Political partyConservative
(m. 1840)
Parent(s)John Douglas, 7th Marquess of Queensberry
Sarah Douglas