Archibald Douglas of Drumlanrig

 

 

 

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  • Death: 1499

Ancestor of the Douglases of Coshogill and Dalveen

 William Douglas, 4th Lord Drumlanrig (d. 1484) and Elizabeth Crichton had a son,
Archibald Douglas of Cashogle & Dalveen who married Christian Johnstone. Their son,
Archibald Douglas of Cashogle (d. 1548) married and had
Hugh Douglas of Dalveen who died 1565 (?1556)

 

The chronicler Ramage wrote that " within the kirk of Durisdeer in 1556 the baron John Douglas, son of Archibald of Coshogle, had to appear after the murder of Hugh Douglas of Dalveen, and there before the altar bare his sword before and to the relatives of the dead man, in order to end a family feud. "

 

 See also: The Lairds of Drumlanrig