The Douglases were closely connected with the Kings and Queens of
Click here for a list of the Scottish rulers.
|When Prince Charles announced his engagement
to Camilla Parker Bowles, we discovered links from the Douglases from 9th
generation grandparents. Click for details.
have identified a Douglas connection with the Duchess of
York, being a 9th generation descendant of the
Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton.
TV programme charting the lively lifestyle of Princess Margaret has
thrown up some interesting Douglas connections.
death of the Pope in April 2005 overshadowed the death of Prince
Ranier of Monaco; he too has Douglas connections.
The former Miss Kate Middleton, The Countess of Strathearn, as she is
known in Scotland, is descended from John Douglas of Yorkshire.
official visit of the Norwegian royal family on October 2005 gave us
an excuse to research their connections with the Douglas family.
|Sir William Douglas, Lord
of Nithsdale married: 1387 Egidia
(Princess) Stewart b: ABT. 1368 in of Dundonald, Ayrshire, Scotland, dau of
King Robert II
Douglas, 2nd Earl of Douglas, Earl of Mar (dspl Otterburn 08.1388) m. Isabel
Stewart (dau of Robert Stewart, King Robert II of
Scots). She later married
David (John) Edmonstone of Duntreath.
||Sir James Douglas, 1st Lord of
Dalkeith, son of Sir James of
Dalkeith by his first wife, was married in 1387 to Elizabeth, daughter of
King Robert III. He was granted (March 21, 1382) a charter of the Barony of
Morton with Mordingtoun and Whittinghame. At that time he also received the
title of a Lord of Parliament as "Lord Dalkeith".
|James Douglas, who married Joanna, the
deaf / mute daughter of King James I and Queen Joan
Beafort, was honoured by
King James II on March 14, 1457 with the title of Earl of Morton. She had
previously been married to James, 3rd Earl of
||David Stuart of
Rothesay, Duke of Rothesay, (Starved to death by his uncle
the Duke of Albany, 27 MAR 1402, Falkland Palace, Fife) son of King Robert III,
married Marjory, dau of Archibald Douglas, (the
Grim), Earl of Douglas 3rd, b. ABT 1325.
Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus (d 22.01.1556-7)
m2. (04.08.1514, div 11.03.1527-8) Margaret Tudor (b 29.11.1489, d 18.10.1541,
dau of Henry Tudor, King Henry VII of England)
|James Douglas, 3rd Earl of Morton,
married (BEF. 10 DEC 1507) Catherine, natural daughter of King James IV.
Douglas, 1st Earl of Angus (d c1403) m. (1397) Mary
Stewart (dau of John Stewart, King Robert III of Scots)
Douglas, 4th Earl of Douglas, Duke of Tourraine (b c1372, d Verneuil 17.08.1424)
m. Margaret Stewart (dau of John Stewart, King Robert III of Scots)
When the engagement of William, Prince of Wales to Miss Kate Middleton
was announced, it was inevitable that genealogists should get to work.
Is there a connection, we want to know.
And, of course, the is. Catherine
Elizabeth ("Kate") Middleton is descended from John Douglas, b.
ca. 1700, d. Kirby, in Cleveland, Yorkshire, 5 May 1772.
Prince David Of Scotland, Duke of
Rothsey, son of King Robert III, Born: 24
Oct 1378 Of, Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Died: 26 Mar 1402 Falkland Castle,
Falkland, Fife, Bur.: Lindores Abbey, Scotland Married:
Married.: Feb 1399/1400 Falkland Castle, Falkland, Fife.
Douglas descendants of King
|Descendants of King Charles II