|Earldom of Glasgow|
|Creation date||12 April 1703|
|Created by||Anne of Scotland|
|Peerage||Peerage of Scotland|
|First holder||David Boyle, Lord Boyle|
|Present holder||Patrick Boyle, 10th Earl of Glasgow|
|Heir apparent||David Boyle, Viscount Kelburn|
|Remainder to||Heirs male of the first earl's body lawfully begotten|
|Subsidiary titles||Viscount Kelburn|
Lord Boyle of Kelburn, Stewartoun, Cumbrae, Finnick, Largs and Dalry
Lord Boyle of Stewartoun, Cumbraes, Fenwick, Largs and Dalry
|Former seat(s)||Stanely Castle|
|Motto||Dominus providebit ("The Lord will provide")|
Earl of Glasgow is a title in the Peerage of Scotland. It was created in 1703 for David Boyle, Lord Boyle.
The first earl was subsequently one of the commissioners who negotiated the Treaty of Union uniting the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland into the Kingdom of Great Britain. He had already been created Lord Boyle of Kelburn, Stewartoun, Cumbrae, Finnick, Largs and Dalry in 1699, and was made Lord Boyle of Stewartoun, Cumbraes, Fenwick, Largs and Dalry and Viscount Kelburn at the same time as he was granted the earldom. These titles are also in the Peerage of Scotland.
The fourth Earl was in 1815 created Baron Ross, of Hawkhead in the County of Renfrew, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, a title which became extinct on the death of the sixth Earl in 1890. The seventh Earl served as Governor of New Zealand from 1892 to 1897 and was created Baron Fairlie, of Fairlie in the County of Ayr, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, in 1897.
Brigadier Bernard Fergusson, Baron Ballantrae, and journalist Sir James Fergusson, 8th Baronet, were both grandsons of the 7th Earl.
The Earl of Glasgow is the hereditary Clan Chief of Clan Boyle.
The family seat is Kelburn Castle in Ayrshire, Scotland.
The heir apparent is the present holder's son, David Michael Douglas Boyle, Viscount Kelburn (born 1978).
|Male-line family tree, Earls of Glasgow.|