Elizabeth Douglas

     Elizabeth Douglas was born in Scotland. She was the daughter of John Douglas 2nd Earl of Morton and Janet Crichton.
     Elizabeth Douglas married Robert Keith Lord Keith, son of William Keith (3rd Marischal and Isabel or Elizabeth Gordon, circa 1505.

Children of Elizabeth Douglas and Robert Keith Lord Keith

Elizabeth Douglas

     Elizabeth Douglas married John Hay 3rd Lord Hay of Yester. Elizabeth Douglas was born. She was sister of Archibald, 6th earl of Angus.. She was the daughter of George Douglas Master of Angus.

Child of Elizabeth Douglas and John Hay 3rd Lord Hay of Yester

Elizabeth Douglas

(circa 1508 - )
      Elizabeth Douglas was also known as Countess of Morton in records. She was born circa 1508 in Scotland. She was the daughter of James Douglas 3rd Earl of Morton and Catherine Stewart.
     Elizabeth Douglas married James Douglas Earl of Morton.

Gavin Douglas

(circa 1474 - )
     Gavin Douglas was born circa 1474. He was the third son of Archibald, 'Bell the cat', 5th earl of Angus. He was the poet-bishop.. He was the son of Archibald Douglas 5th Earl Angus and Elizabeth Boyd Countess of Angus.

George Douglas 4th Earl Angus

( - 1462)
      George Douglas 4th Earl Angus was also known as George Douglas in records.
     George died in 1462.

Child of George Douglas 4th Earl Angus

George Douglas Master of Angus

     George Douglas Master of Angus was the son of Archibald Douglas 5th Earl Angus and Elizabeth Boyd Countess of Angus.

Children of George Douglas Master of Angus

Sir Henry Douglas

( - between 1390 and 1393)
     Sir Henry Douglas was born in Scotland. He was the fourth son.. He was the son of Sir John Douglas.
     Henry died between 1390 and 1393 in Lochleven or Loch Leven, Kinross-shire, Scotland.

Child of Sir Henry Douglas

Sir Henry Douglas

     Sir Henry Douglas was born. He was living in 1469.. He was the son of Sir William Douglas (of Lochleven).

Child of Sir Henry Douglas

Sir James Douglas

     James died in Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland.

Child of Sir James Douglas

Sir James Douglas

(after 1372? - 1440)
     He was of Dalkeith and Aberdour, Morton-in-Nithsdale, etc.. Sir James Douglas was born after 1372?. Son and heir of Sir Jame Douglas by his first wife Agnes, daughter of Patrick Dunbar, Earl f Dunbar. Succeeded his father in 1420 in the barony of Aberdour, co. Fife, the castle and town of Dalkeith, etc. He was the son of Sir James Douglas (of Dalkeith) and Agnes Dunbar.
     Sir James Douglas married Princess Elizabeth Stewart, daughter of Robert, III Stewart, King of Scotland and Annabella Drummond, before 1387.
     Sir James Douglas married Janet Borthwick Countess of Caithness after 1411.
     Knight banneret. He succeeded his father in 1420 in the barony of Aberdour co. Fife, the castle and town of Dalkeith, etc.
     James died in 1440. He died between Feb 1439/40 and May 1441..

Child of Sir James Douglas and Princess Elizabeth Stewart

Sir James Douglas

( - circa 1320)
     Sir James Douglas was the son of William Douglas.
     James died circa 1320 in Laudon (Lothian/ Loudon?), Scotland.

Children of Sir James Douglas

Sir James Douglas (of Dalkeith)

( - 1420)
     Sir James Douglas (of Dalkeith) was the son of Sir John Douglas.
     Sir James Douglas (of Dalkeith) married Agnes Dunbar, daughter of Sir Patrick Dunbar and Isabella Randolph, on 21 November 1372. Agnes, whom George, Earl of Dunbar, styles his very dear sister, when in 1372 he granted to her the lands of Mordington and Whittinghame, on her marriage with Sir James Douglas of Dalkeith, ancestor of the Earls of Morton.
He married secondly between 1411 and Oct 1439, Janet, daughter of Sir William Borthwick of Borthwick. His widow married George Crichton, Earl of Caithness who died August 1454. She was living 5 June 1464.
     James died in 1420.

Child of Sir James Douglas (of Dalkeith) and Agnes Dunbar

James Douglas 2nd Earl

( - 1388)
     James Douglas 2nd Earl was the son of William Douglas Earl of Douglas & Mar.
     James died in 1388 in Otterburn, Northumberland. He left no legitimate heirs. He was the conqueror of Hotspur.

James Douglas 2nd Earl

(circa 1358 - 19 August 1388)
     James Douglas 2nd Earl was born circa 1358. He was the son of William Douglas Earl of Douglas & Mar.
     James Douglas 2nd Earl married Isabella Stewart, daughter of Robert, II Stewart, King of Scotland and Elizabeth Mure, after 24 September 1371.
     James died on 19 August 1388 in Otterburn, Northumberland. He was buried in Melrose, Roxburghshire.

James Douglas 3rd Earl of Morton

( - December 1548)
      James Douglas 3rd Earl of Morton was also known as James Douglas in records. He was the son of John Douglas 2nd Earl of Morton and Janet Crichton.
     James Douglas 3rd Earl of Morton married Catherine Stewart, daughter of James, IV, King of Scotland and Margaret Boyd (of Bonshaw), circa 1507.
     On 17 Oct 1540, after pressure amounting to persecution, he was induced by the King to resign his estates and honours (subject to his own life rent and his wife's tierce) in favour of a distant cousin (his nearer relative, viz. the heir male presumptive being passed over) Sir Robert Douglas of Lochleven ... But the earl obtained an annulment thereof. He died without male issue.
     James died in December 1548 in Scotland.

Children of James Douglas 3rd Earl of Morton and Catherine Stewart

James Douglas 9th Earl

(1426 - 1488)
     James Douglas 9th Earl was born in 1426. He was the son of James Douglas the Gross, 7th Earl.
     James Douglas 9th Earl married Lady Margaret Douglas, daughter of Archibald Douglas 5th Earl and Euphemia Graham, after February 1451/52. James was granted a divorce from Lady Margaret Douglas after 1452.
     James died in 1488. He was the last Earl of Douglas and leader of the powerful 'Black Douglases'.

James Douglas Earl of Morton

( - 2 June 1581)
     James Douglas Earl of Morton was born in Pittendreich, Elgin, Moray. He was the second son of Sir George Douglas of Pittendriech, brother to Archibald, earl of Angus.
     James Douglas Earl of Morton married Elizabeth Douglas, daughter of James Douglas 3rd Earl of Morton and Catherine Stewart. James succeeded as Earl of Morton on the death of James, 3rd earl, whose daughter he had married in 1548. James was ReGent of Scotland. He was appointed Lord High Chancellor of Scotland 17 Jan 1563, reinstated in that office 11 Nov 1567; elected Regent 27 Nov 1572 on 27 November 1572.
     James died being beheaded on 2 June 1581.

James Douglas Lord Dalkeith

( - after 8 September 1456)
     James Douglas Lord Dalkeith was born in Scotland. Second but first surviving son by his first wife.. James Douglas Lord Dalkeith was also known as James Douglas in records. He was the son of Sir James Douglas and Princess Elizabeth Stewart.
     James Douglas Lord Dalkeith married Elizabeth Gifford, daughter of James Gifford.
     James died after 8 September 1456.

Children of James Douglas Lord Dalkeith and Elizabeth Gifford

James Douglas Sir, Earl of Morton

( - 1493)
     Held by some to have been Lord Dalkeith. In contemplation of his marriage with the Kings daughter he was created Earl of Morton on 14 March 1457/8.
. James Douglas Sir, Earl of Morton was also known as James Douglas in records. He was the son of James Douglas Lord Dalkeith and Elizabeth Gifford.
     James Douglas Sir, Earl of Morton married Joan or Janet Stewart, daughter of James, I Stewart, King of Scotland and Queen Joan or Jane Beaufort, circa 1459.
     James died in 1493.

Child of James Douglas Sir, Earl of Morton and Joan or Janet Stewart

James Douglas the Good

( - 1330)
     James Douglas the Good was the son of William Douglas the Hardy.
     James died in 1330 in Andalusia, Spain. He was slain while carrying the heart of Robert the Bruce to the Holy Land.

Child of James Douglas the Good

James Douglas the Gross, 7th Earl

( - 1443)
     James Douglas the Gross, 7th Earl was the son of Archibald Douglas 3rd Earl.
     James died in 1443.

Children of James Douglas the Gross, 7th Earl

Janet Douglas

     Janet Douglas married Sir John Hamilton, son of Sir David Hamilton and Janet Keith. He was of Cadzow. Janet Douglas was also known as Jacoba in records. She was the daughter of Sir James Douglas.

Children of Janet Douglas and Sir John Hamilton

Janet or Joanna Douglas

     Janet or Joanna Douglas married Patrick Hepburn Earl of Bothwell.
     Janet died. (Morton).. She was born in Scotland.

Child of Janet or Joanna Douglas and Patrick Hepburn Earl of Bothwell

Sir John Douglas

( - 1350)
     Sir John Douglas was born. He was the second son.. He was the son of Sir James Douglas.
     John died in 1350.

Children of Sir John Douglas

John Douglas 2nd Earl of Morton

(before 1466 - circa 1512)
      John Douglas 2nd Earl of Morton was also known as John Douglas in records. He was born before 1466. He was the son of James Douglas Sir, Earl of Morton and Joan or Janet Stewart.
     John Douglas 2nd Earl of Morton married Janet Crichton, daughter of Patrick Crichton, before 1493.
     John died circa 1512. He died between 8 Nov 1511 & 26 Nov 1513 ..

Lady Margaret Douglas

(circa 1510 - after 1578)
     Lady Margaret Douglas was born circa 1510. She was the eldest daughter. She was the daughter of James Douglas 3rd Earl of Morton and Catherine Stewart.
     Lady Margaret Douglas married James Hamilton Duke of Chatelherault, son of James Hamilton 2nd Lord, 1st Earl Arran and Janet Beaton, on 23 September 1532 in Scotland.
     Margaret died after 1578.

Children of Lady Margaret Douglas and James Hamilton Duke of Chatelherault

Lady Margaret Douglas

(18 October 1515 - 9 March 1577/78)
     Lady Margaret Douglas was born on 18 October 1515 in Harbottle, Northumberland. She was the daughter of the Queen dowager, Margaret of Scotland, and half-sister of James V of Scotland. She was the daughter of Archibald Douglas 6th Earl Angus and Princess Margaret, Tudor, Queen of Scotland.
     Lady Margaret Douglas married Matthew Stewart 4th Earl of Lennox, son of John Stewart 3rd Earl of Lennox and Lady Anne Stewart (Countess of Lennox), circa 1544. She became the Countess of Lennox.
     Margaret died on 9 March 1577/78 in Hackney, London, aged 62. She was buried in Westminster Abbey, London.

Children of Lady Margaret Douglas and Matthew Stewart 4th Earl of Lennox

Lady Margaret Douglas

( - circa 1475)
     Lady Margaret Douglas married William Douglas 8th Earl, son of James Douglas the Gross, 7th Earl. Lady Margaret Douglas was born in Scotland. She was the daughter of Archibald Douglas 5th Earl and Euphemia Graham.
     Lady Margaret Douglas married James Douglas 9th Earl, son of James Douglas the Gross, 7th Earl, after February 1451/52. Margaret was granted a divorce from James Douglas 9th Earl after 1452.
     Lady Margaret Douglas married John Stewart Earl of Athol, son of James Stewart Black Kt of Lorn and Queen Joan or Jane Beaufort, between 1459 and 1460. She was the Dowager Countess of Douglas, widow of William, 8th Earl, who died February 1451/2 and the divorced wife of his brother James, 9th Earl), only daughter of Archibald, 5th earl of Douglas by Eupheme Grahame, daughter of Eupheme, suo jure Countess of Strathern. She, who was called 'the fair maid of Galloway' was heir to her brother Willliam, 6th Earl of Douglas who died without issue 24 November 1440. On this marriage the King bestowed upon them the Lorship of Balveny (one of the forfeited possessions of the family of Douglas) and other large estates.
     Margaret died circa 1475. She was living 21st January 1472/3.

Children of Lady Margaret Douglas and John Stewart Earl of Athol

Richard Douglas

     Richard Douglas was the son of John Douglas 2nd Earl of Morton and Janet Crichton.

Sir Robert Douglas