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- Lord of Jedburgh Forest was a Lordship of Parliament that
was granted to George Douglas,
1st Earl of Angus on the occasion of his marriage to the
Princess Mary, daughter of Robert III in 1397. It is subsidiary
title of the present Earl of Angus, the Duke of Hamilton.
- Viscount Jedburgh Forest: The
Duke of Douglas
was raised to the position of Viscount Jedburgh Forest, but he
died without heir in 1761.
- Francis, the soi disant eighth Earl (the son of Francis
Wemyss Charteris, "Lord Elcho"). In 1810, upon the death of
William Douglas, 4th Duke of Queensberry and 3rd Earl of March,
he succeeded as fourth Earl of March, fourth Viscount of Peebles
and fourth Lord Douglas of Neidpath, Lyne and Munard as the
lineal heir male of the aforementioned Lady Anne Douglas, sister
of the first Earl of March (see below). On his accession to
these titles he assumed the surname of Charteris-Wemyss-Douglas.
In 1821 he was created Baron Wemyss, of Wemyss
in the County of Fife, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. In
1826 he also obtained a reversal of the attainder of the earldom
of Wemyss and became the eighth Earl of Wemyss.
- The titles of Lord Douglas of Neidpath, Lyne and
Munard, Viscount of Peebles and
Earl of March were created in the Peerage of
Scotland in 1697 for Lord William Douglas, with remainder to
heirs male of his body, failing which to his other heirs male
and of tailzie. He was the second son of William Douglas, 1st
Duke of Queensberry. He married Anne
Douglas-Hamilton, 2nd Countess of Ruglen,
daughter of John Douglas, 3rd Earl of Selkirk
and 1st Earl of Ruglen. They were both
succeeded by their son William, the third Earl of March
and third Earl of Ruglen. In 1768 he was created
Baron Douglas of Amesbury, in the County of
Wiltshire, in the Peerage of Great Britain. In 1778 Lord March
and Ruglen also succeeded his first cousin twice removed Charles
Douglas, 3rd Duke of Queensberry, as fourth Duke of Queensberry.
However, he died unmarried in 1810. On his death the barony of
Douglas of Amesbury and earldom of Ruglen became extinct. The
dukedom was inherited by his second cousin once removed Henry
Scott, 3rd Duke of Buccleuch (see the Duke
of Buccleuch for later history of this title) while the
marquessate and earldom of Queensberry passed to his kinsman Sir
Charles Douglas, 5th Baronet (see the
Marquess of Queensberry for later history of these titles).
He was succeeded in the earldom of March and its two subsidiary
titles by his second cousin once removed Francis
Wemyss-Charteris, later the eighth Earl of Wemyss. See above for
further history of the titles.
- Queensberry titles: The feudal
title Baron Drumlanrig was created for William
Douglas, illegitimate son of James Douglas, 2nd Earl of Douglas,
some time before 1427, when he died. His descendant, the 9th
Baron Drumlanrig, was created the 1st Earl of Queensberry in
The subsidiary titles of Lord Queensberry are: Earl of
Queensberry (created 1633), Viscount Drumlanrig
(1628) and Lord Douglas of Hawick and Tibbers
(1628), all in the peerage of Scotland. He is also a Scottish
baronet, styled "of Kelhead", created 26
February 1668, so the 6th Marquess was the 5th Baronet. The
courtesy title used by Lord Queensberry's eldest son and heir is
Viscount Drumlanrig. There is no special
courtesy title for Lord Drumlanrig's eldest son and heir.
- Buccleuch title: The title
Duke of Buccleuch was created in the Peerage of
Scotland on 20 April 1663 for the Duke of Monmouth,
who was the eldest illegitimate son of Charles II of Scotland,
England, and Ireland and who had married Anne Scott, 4th
Countess of Buccleuch.
The subsidiary titles associated with
the Dukedom of Buccleuch are: Earl of Buccleuch
(1619), Earl of Dalkeith (1663), Lord
Scott of Buccleuch (1606) and Lord Scott of
Whitchester and Eskdaill (1619) (all in the Peerage of
Scotland). The Duke also holds the two subsidiary titles of the
attainted Dukedom of Monmouth, namely Earl of Doncaster
(1663) and Baron Scott of Tindale (1663) (both
in the Peerage of England), and several subsidiary titles
associated with the Dukedom of Queensberry, namely
Marquess of Dumfriesshire (1683), Earl of
Drumlanrig and Sanquhar (1682), Viscount of
Nith, Tortholwald and Ross (1682) and Lord
Douglas of Kilmount, Middlebie and Dornock (1682) (all
in the Peerage of Scotland). The Earldom of Doncaster and Barony
of Scott of Tindale had been forfeit at the time of the first
Duke's attainder, but the titles were restored to the 2nd Duke
of Buccleuch in 1742. Until 1835, the Dukes also held lands in
the West Riding of Yorkshire and the ancient title of
Lord of Bowland.
The courtesy title used by the
Duke's eldest son and heir is Earl of Dalkeith; and the one of
Lord Dalkeith's eldest son and heir is Lord Eskdaill.
- The title of Lord Douglas of Bonkill, Prestoun and
Robertstoun was held by the Duke of Douglas, as
was the Marquess of Angus and Abernethy.
- Duke of Dover, Baron of Rippon
and Marquis of Beverley
- The seventh Earl was created Earl of Avondale
and Lord Balveny in 1437, also in the Peerage
of Scotland. These titles also became forfeit in 1455.
- William Douglas, 11th Earl of Angus (1589–1660), was created
First Marquess of Douglas by Charles I.
- Archibald Douglas, Lord of Galloway, 3rd Earl of Douglas
(1325–1400) "the Grim", Bastard cousin of the 1st Earl, created
Earl of Wigtown 1372
- The Earl of Home holds the subsidiary
titles of Lord Home (created 1473), and
Lord Dunglass (1605), in the Peerage of Scotland; and
Baron Douglas, of Douglas in the County of
Lanark (1875) in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. Various
Earls of Home have also claimed the title of Lord Hume
of Berwick. The Earl is also Chief of the Name and Arms
of Home and heir general to the House of Douglas. The title Lord
Dunglass is the courtesy title of the eldest son of the Earl.
- The title Earl of Morton was created in the
Peerage of Scotland in 1458 for James Douglas of Dalkeith. Along
with it, the title Lord Aberdour was granted.
This latter title is the courtesy title for the eldest son and
heir to the Earl of Morton.
- The titles held by the current Duke of Hamilton and
16th Duke of Hamilton (created 1643)
13th Marquis of Douglas (created 1633)
Marquis of Clydesdale (created 1643) (Now held
by his first-born son)
Earl of Angus (created 1389)
13th Earl of
Angus (created 1633)
15th Earl of Lanark
16th Earl of Arran and Cambridge
13th Lord Abernethy and Jedburgh
Forest (created 1633)
15th Lord Machanshyre
and Polmont (created 1639)
16th Lord Aven
and Innerdale (created 1643)
13th Duke of
Brandon, in the County of Suffolk (created 1711)
13th Baron Dutton, in the County of Chester
- The courtesy titles used by heirs apparent of the duke of
Hamilton are "Marquis of Douglas and Clydesdale"
(the eldest son of the Duke) and "Earl of Angus" (the eldest son
of a Marquis of Douglas and Clydesdale). No Duke has had a
great-grandson in direct line to the titles, but it is likely
that such an heir would be styled "Lord Abernethy"
(the Lordship of Abernethy and Jedburgh Forest being the most
senior available title).
Before the Dukes succeeded to the
Marquisate of Douglas and its subsidiary titles, the heirs
apparent were styled initially "Earl of Arran"
(which had previously been used as a courtesy title by the
Marquises of Hamilton) and later "Marquis of Clydesdale"
(the former style then being adopted for a grandson in direct
line). The heir apparent to the Earldom of Lanark (before that
title merged with the Dukedom) was styled "Lord Polmont"
- James Alexander Douglas-Hamilton, Baron Selkirk of
Douglas, PC, QC (born 31 July 1942), briefly The 11th
Earl of Selkirk and styled Lord James
Douglas-Hamilton (as a younger son of the 14th Duke of Hamilton
and Brandon) until 1997
- Earl of Selkirk is a title in the Peerage
of Scotland which was created on 4 August 1646 for Lord William
Douglas, third son of William Douglas, 1st Marquess of
Douglas, along with the title Lord Daer and
Shortcleuch. He married Anne Hamilton, 3rd
Duchess of Hamilton, on 29 April 1656, and in 1660 he legally
changed his surname to "Hamilton", and was created Duke of
Hamilton for life, as was then not uncommon practice in Scotland
when a peeress in her own right married someone of lesser
- Baron Penrhyn of
- The following titles were held by the Earl of Douglas, at
Dukedom of Touraine, Earldom of Mar,
Earldom of Wigtown, Earldom of Avondale, Lordship of Balvenie-
subsidiary title of Lord Avondale, Earldom of
Moray, Earl of Ormonde, Lordship of Annandale
Galloway, Comte of Longueville, Seigneurie of
- The title of Comte de Longueville was
awarded to Archibald Douglas, Earl of Wigtown
(d.1438), and his son William Douglas, 6th Earl of
Douglas (d.1440) in gratitude for the assistance to the
future Charles VII of France by the Scottish army rescue led by
Archibald Douglas, 4th Earl of Douglas, killed at the Battle of
Verneuil in 1424. Known by French chroniclers as Victon (after
Wigton) he also received the honorary title of
Seigneurie (Lord) of Dun-le-Roi.
- Comte de Douglas, syndic of the nobility of
Antoine Douglas, chevalier, seigneur de
Richagnard en Bugey et de Ployart en Picardie
- Louis Douglas, Lord of Ployart, c1567
- Gabriel, Esquire, Lord of Saint-Jacques,
- Leonel, Esquire, Lord of Ployart, c1632
- Oliver Douglas, Esquire, Lord & Ployart Arancy of
Picardy (?Lord of Ployart) c1550
- John Douglas, Esquire, Lord of Chateauneuf,
- Guillaume Douglas (c1420), Jean Douglas (c1450), son of
Guillaume, Alain Douglas, son of Jean - Seigneur de
- Jean Douglas (c1450), son of Guillaume, Alain Douglas, son
of Jean - Seigneur de Châteauneuf
- Olivier Douglas †1558, son of Gilles, Philippe Douglas, son
of Olivier, Charles Douglas, Marc Douglas, son of Philippe -
Seigneur de Ployart
- Olivier Douglas †1558, Philippe Douglas, Jean Douglas,
Charles Douglas, François Marie Hyacinthe Douglas †1763, Marc
Douglas - Seigneur d'Arrancy
- Olivier Douglas †1558, Philippe Douglas, Charles Douglas,
Marc Douglas - Seigneur de Ployart
- Charles Douglas, Marc Douglas - Seigneur de
- Charles Douglas, Marc Douglas - Seigneur de
- Marc Douglas - Seigneur de La Suze
- Charles Douglas, Marc Douglas - Vicomte
- Francois-Prosper Douglas inherited the lordship of
Terrebonne from his father-in-law, but it was sold
shortly after his death
- William Douglas,
illegitimate son of Archibald The grim was Lord of
Nithsdale, Prince of Danskin, and
Duke of Spruce
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Sir James, Lord of Douglas by
King Robert 1st, including Baronies.
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