• The first Douglas to stride across the stage of Scottish history was Sir William Douglas who fought and died for William Wallace. His son, Sir James Douglas was a supporter and lifelong friend of Robert the Bruce. "Good Sir James" died taking Bruce's heart on a crusade to the Holy Land. The 2nd Earl of Douglas died at the Battle of Otterburn in 1388 as his army defeated an English force led by Prince Henry "Hotspur". In 1402 the 4th Earl was defeated by the same Henry Hotspur at the Battle of Homildon Hill.

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  • Tomb of
    10th Earl of Angus

    William Douglas, 10th Earl of Angus died at Paris 3rd March 1611, in the 57th year of his age, and was buried in the church of St. Germain de Prez, where a magnificent monument was erected to his memory

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  • James Douglas
    of British Columbia

    The inauguration of the Crown Colony of British Columbia and swearing in of James Douglas as the first Governor of the Crown Colony of British Columbia

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  • Battle of Langside

    Landseer's painting of Mary Queen of Scotland mourning over the dying Douglas at the Battle of Langside in 1568

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