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David (of Cockburnspath) (7th Earl of Angus) Douglas[1, 2]

Male Abt 1515 - 1557  (~ 42 years)


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  • Name David (of Cockburnspath) (7th Earl of Angus) Douglas  [3
    Born Abt 1515  Pittendriech, Lasswade, Midlotian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Jun 1557  Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I54413  My Genealogy

    Father Sir George (of Pittendreich) Douglas,   d. Aug 1552 
    Relationship Foster 
    Mother Elizabeth (of Morton) Douglas,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Relationship Foster 
    Family ID F18094  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret Hamilton,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1552 
    Children 
     1. Margaret (of Angus) Douglas,   d. 1640
     2. Elizabeth (of Angus) Douglas,   d. Feb 1636/37
     3. Archibald (8th Earl of Angus and 5th of Morton) Douglas,   b. 1555,   d. 4 Aug 1588  (Age 33 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F15705  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married Aft 8 May 1552  Linlithgow, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F45613  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Nephew of Sixth Earl of Angus. Little is known of this gentleman. He left one son; however, who became successor to the title, Archibald.

  • Sources 
    1. [S883] Hamish Maclaren.

    2. [S1453] Robert A. Green, Sr.

    3. [S1542] Book - A History of the House of Douglas from the Earliest Times Down to the Legislative Union of England & Scotland, Hon. Sir Herbert Maxwell, (Freemantle & Co. 217 Piccadilly W., 1902 Original, 2 volume set, property of Hon. Hew Hamilton-Dalrymple 1888- vg), v.1 p.246, 248, v.2 p.124, 127, 129-130 (Reliability: 3).