The Douglas family’s legendry connections go back to 767 AD when
Sholto Duglass “turned” a battle in favour of King Solvathuis
against Donald Bane; however, it is William (Born) 1174 who is
widely acknowledged as the founder of the Black Douglas family and
the Douglas Estates.
The Earls of Home, as Wardens of the
East March of Scotland, can boast similar lineage to the Douglases.
The two families came together in 1832 when Lady Lucy Montagu
Douglas married Cospatrick Alexander Home – the 11th Earl of Home.
The Douglas-Home family has not only served Scotland, and their
local communities of Douglas and Coldstream, but the Nation as well,
with Sir Alec Douglas-Home (14th Earl of Home) serving as Prime
Minister in 1963.
Andrew Douglas-Home, b1950
Cecil ‘Robin’ Douglas-Home, 1932-1968
Charles Cospatrick Douglas-Home, 1937-1985
Charles, 12th earl of Home, 1834-1918
Colette Douglas Home, living 2014
Cospatrick, 11th Earl of Home
David Douglas-Home, 15th Earl of Home b1943
Emily Douglas-Home, 29th Baroness Dacre, b 1983
James Thomas Archibald Douglas-Home 28th Baron Dacre, 1952-2014
Jessica Douglas-Home, b1944
Lady Mary Elizabeth Douglas-Home, b1982
Prime Minister Alexander Douglas-Home, 1903 - 1995
Rachel Douglas-Home, 27th Baroness Dacre, 1929-2012
Sholto Douglas-Home, Living 2005
William Douglas-Home, 1912-1992
See also: The Earls of Home
Home is pronounced Hewm.
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