Sir James Douglas of Lothian1

M, #109191, d. before 20 April 1323
Last Edited=23 Mar 2013
     Sir James Douglas of Lothian was the son of William Douglas of Hermiston.2 He married Joan (?).2 He died before 20 April 1323.2
     He lived at Midlothian, Scotland.1 In 1315 he was granted Kincavil and Calderclere by King Robert I.2

Children of Sir James Douglas of Lothian and Joan (?)

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 310. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2786. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Margaret Graham1

F, #109192, b. circa 1330
Last Edited=16 Jun 2002
     Margaret Graham was born circa 1330. She married Sir William Douglas, son of Sir James Douglas of Lothian and Joan (?), after 1345.1
      From after 1345, her married name became Douglas.1

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 310. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Elizabeth Maxwell1

F, #109193, d. before 1 January 1369/70
Last Edited=23 Mar 2013
     Elizabeth Maxwell was the daughter of Sir John Maxwell of Carlaverock.2 She married, firstly, Sir William Douglas, son of Sir James Douglas of Lothian and Joan (?).1 She married, secondly, Hugh de Dacre, 4th Lord Dacre, son of Sir Randolf de Dacre, 1st Lord Dacre and Margaret de Multon, between 8 October 1354 and 1 July 1355.1,3 She died before 1 January 1369/70.3
      Her married name became Douglas.1

Child of Elizabeth Maxwell and Sir William Douglas

Child of Elizabeth Maxwell and Hugh de Dacre, 4th Lord Dacre

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 310. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1013. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 47. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Hugh de Dacre, 4th Lord Dacre1

M, #109194, b. circa 1335, d. 24 December 1383
Last Edited=21 Feb 2011
     Hugh de Dacre, 4th Lord Dacre was born circa 1335.2 He was the son of Sir Randolf de Dacre, 1st Lord Dacre and Margaret de Multon.3,2 He married Elizabeth Maxwell, daughter of Sir John Maxwell of Carlaverock, between 8 October 1354 and 1 July 1355.4,1 He died on 24 December 1383.1
     He succeeded to the title of 4th Lord Dacre [E., 1321] on 18 August 1375.2 Imprisoned in the Tower on suspicion of murdering his brother, Randolf.2 He held the office of Warden of the West Marches from 1379 to March 1381/82.2

Child of Hugh de Dacre, 4th Lord Dacre and Elizabeth Maxwell

Citations

  1. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 47. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1013. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IV, page 3. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 310.

Sir John Douglas1

M, #109195, d. circa January 1349/50
Last Edited=1 Apr 2013
     Sir John Douglas was the son of Sir James Douglas of Lothian and Joan (?).1,2 He married Agnes (?).3 He died circa January 1349/50, killed by Sir David Barclay of Brechin.2

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 310. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2786. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Sir Thomas Erskine of that Ilk1

M, #109196, d. 1403/4
Last Edited=5 Oct 2013
     Sir Thomas Erskine of that Ilk was the son of Sir Robert Erskine of that Ilk and Beatrice de Lindsay.1 He married, firstly, unknown daughter Douglas, daughter of Sir William Douglas of Liddesdale, circa 1365.1 He married, secondly, Janet Keith, daughter of Sir Edward Keith of Synton and Christian Menteith, circa 13 April 1370.2,1 He died in 1403/4.1

Children of Sir Thomas Erskine of that Ilk and Janet Keith

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2608. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 312. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Donald Mackay, 1st Lord Reay1

M, #109197, b. March 1590/91, d. 1649
Last Edited=21 Aug 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.24%
     Donald Mackay, 1st Lord Reay was born in March 1590/91.2 He was the son of Hugh 'Du' Mackay and Lady Jane Gordon.3 He married, fourthly, Marjorie Sinclair, daughter of Francis Sinclair of Stirkoke.2 He married, firstly, Barbara Mackenzie, daughter of Kenneth Mackenzie, 1st Lord Mackenzie of Kintail and Jean Anne Ross, in August 1610.3,4 He married, thirdly, Elizabeth Thomson in 1631.2 He died in 1649.1
     He and Lady Jean Lindsay were associated.3 With remainder to heirs male whatsoever.2 With remainder to his heirs male for ever bearing the name and arms of Mackay (a further patent creating him Earl of Strathnaver was never completed owing to the Civil War).2 Royalist Civil War England and Scotland.2 He was Justice of the Peace (J.P.) (Inverness and Cromarty in 1610.2 In 1612 Sutherland ).2 In 1616 knighted.2 In 1627 fought under CHRISTIAN IV OF DENMARK Thirty Years War Germany , such service probably winning him his peerage in that CHRISTIAN's n was CHARLES I, and 1629–30 under GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS OF SWEDEN.2 He was created 1st Baronet Mackay on 18 May 1627.2 He was created 1st Lord Reay [Scotland] on 20 June 1628.1

Child of Donald Mackay, 1st Lord Reay and Elizabeth Thomson

Child of Donald Mackay, 1st Lord Reay and Mary Lindsay

Children of Donald Mackay, 1st Lord Reay and Barbara Mackenzie

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume X, page 753. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3301. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S3268] Hans Harmsen, "re: Chester Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 21 August 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Chester Family."

William Douglas, 8th Earl of Douglas1

M, #109198, b. circa 1425, d. 22 February 1451/52
Last Edited=20 Nov 2008
Consanguinity Index=3.34%
     William Douglas, 8th Earl of Douglas was born circa 1425.2 He was the son of James Douglas, 7th Earl of Douglas and Beatrice Sinclair.2,3 He married Margaret Douglas, daughter of Archibald Douglas, 5th Earl of Douglas and Lady Eupheme Graham, on 2 February 1449/50.2 He died on 22 February 1451/52 stabbed to death by the King, without issue.2
     He was invested as a Knight on 16 October 1430.2 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of the Kingdom between 1443 and 1449.2 He succeeded to the title of 8th Earl of Douglas [S., 1358] on 24 March 1443.2 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Avondale [S., c. 1437] on 24 March 1443.2 He held the office of Warden of the Marches between 1450 and 1452.2 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of Nationary Biography.4
     

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 312. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume IV, page 436.
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume IV, page 435.
  4. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

James Douglas, 9th Earl of Douglas1

M, #109199, b. after 1426, d. after 22 May 1491
Last Edited=29 Dec 2011
Consanguinity Index=3.34%
     James Douglas, 9th Earl of Douglas was born after 1426.1 He was the son of James Douglas, 7th Earl of Douglas and Beatrice Sinclair.2 He married, firstly, Margaret Douglas, daughter of Archibald Douglas, 5th Earl of Douglas and Lady Eupheme Graham, after 26 February 1452/53.3 He and Margaret Douglas were divorced circa 1455 when his attaintment made him an undesireable partner.3 He married, secondly, Lady Anne Holand, daughter of John de Holand, 1st Duke of Exeter and Anne Stafford, after 1461 at England.3 He died after 22 May 1491 at Lindores Abbey, Fife, Scotland.3 He was buried at Lindores Abbey, Fife, Scotland.3
      James Douglas, 9th Earl of Douglas also went by the nick-name of 'Black Douglas'. He succeeded to the title of 3rd Earl of Avondale [S., c. 1437] on 22 February 1451/52.1 He succeeded to the title of 9th Earl of Douglas [S., 1358] on 22 February 1451/52.1 In August 1452 he attempted to avenge his brother's murder by the King, but was then reconciled.1 In 1454 he joined the Duke of Yoprk (then in rebellion against King Henry VI), accused the King of his brother's murder, and defied him, with some 40,000 men. However, owing to the desertion of Lord Hamilton, his men dispersed, and he fled into Annandale.1 On 12 June 1455 he was attainted, and all of his honours were forfeited.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) before 22 April 1463.1 In 1482 the Scottish Parliament issued a reward for his arrest.1 In July 1484 he joined the Duke of Albany in an invasion of Scotland, but was defeated and taken prisoner, and sentenced to imprisonment.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.4
     

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IV, page 436. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume IV, page 435.
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume IV, page 437.
  4. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

William Douglas, 6th Earl of Douglas1

M, #109200, b. circa 1424, d. 24 November 1440
Last Edited=23 May 2011
Consanguinity Index=1.19%
     William Douglas, 6th Earl of Douglas was born circa 1424.2 He was the son of Archibald Douglas, 5th Earl of Douglas and Lady Eupheme Graham.1 He married Janet Lindsay, daughter of Alexander Lindsay, 2nd Earl of Crawford and Marjorie Dunbar, before 1440.3 He died on 24 November 1440 at Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, beheaded, without issue.3
     He succeeded to the title of Comte de Longueville on 26 June 1439.3 He succeeded to the title of 6th Earl of Douglas [S., 1358] on 26 June 1439.3 He succeeded to the title of Duc de Touraine on 26 June 1439.3 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of Nationary Biography.4
     

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 313. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume IV, page 437.
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume IV, page 435.
  4. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.