Douglas of Stonypath
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Sir Robert’s only son, Sir William Douglas, second baronet of Glenbervie, married Anne, daughter and heiress of James Douglas of Stonypath and Ardit in Fife, with whom he got a great accession to his estate.
Arthur Douglas of Whittinghame (a 1628) m. Isobel Douglas (dau of Sir William Douglas of Stonypath)
On the 14th of
August 1634 Mr. Douglases (possibly Thomas Douglas, minister of
Balmerinno) son James, designed of Ardit, was served heir to him in
his lands of Stonypath, Langtoun, Dubend, tenement in Edinburgh,
Broomholes, and acres in Scurrbank. Anne, daughter and. heiress of
James Douglas of Stonypath and Airdit, married Sir William Douglas,
second baron of Glenbervie (descended from the Earls of Angus), who
thus acquired James Douglas's lands. 2 Their only son, Sir Robert
Douglas of Glenbervie, commanded the Royal Scots at the battle of
Steinkirk in 1692, where he fell. The title then devolved on his
cousin, Sir Robert Douglas, who changed the name ' Airdit ' to '
Glenbervie,' which, however, was afterwards displaced by the
original designation. Sir Robert Douglas, author of the " Peerage
and Baronage of Scotland, was the representative of this family.
James Douglas of Stonypath, killed at Flodden, 1513.
See also: Stonypath Tower
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