The Douglas Family in France

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Index of first names

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 Notes:
  • 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 (now Dun-sur-Auron). A Marshall of France
  • Duke of Touraine
  • Adam Douglas, governor of castle and town of Tours, 27 May 1424. He was a cousin of Archibald, 4th Earl of Douglas
  • Andrew Douglas - A Scottish soldier in Flanders
  • Antoine Douglas, chevalier, seigneur de Richagnard en Bugey et de Ployart en Picardie, Governor of Montreal Chateau
  • Archibald Douglas, 4th Earl of Douglas, Duke of Touraine, buried with his son, Sir James Douglas in Saint Gatien's Cathedral, Tours, following the Battle of Verneuil 1424.
  • Charles, Comte de Douglas, syndic of the nobility of Bugey
  • Charles Douglas, Marc Douglas - Seigneur de Saint-Jacques
  • Charles Douglas, Marc Douglas - Seigneur de Longueval
  • Charles Du Glas, (son of marc d1626), chevalier, seigneur d'Arrancy, Deceased between 1693 and 1704
  • Charles Douglas, lord of Arrancy built Ferme du Maipas
  • Charles Douglas, Marc Douglas - Vicomte d'Amifontaine
  • Charles Joseph Douglas, Lord of Mépillat, Chiloup and Hautepierre acquired Montreal for 60.000 pounds (?florins) 13 Apr 1757  Presumably him...
  • Sir Charles Archambault Duglas, Count of Suze, captain Roy (King's?) Infantry Regiment
  • Charles Joseph Douglas was appointed Governor of Saint-Claude in 1751
  • Captain Charles Guillaume Douglas and Captain d'Hortore Douglas, Capitaine dans le regiment de Languedoc and Capitaine dans le regiment de Drummond ou Royal Ecossais (though not necessarily respectively) were prisoners of the '45 at Penrith.
  • Francois-Prosper Douglas, Chevalier de Douglas, (21 Feb. 1725 - 26 April 1781)
  • Gabriel, Esquire, Lord of Saint-Jacques, c1668
  • Guillaume Douglas (c1420), Jean Douglas (c1450), son of Guillaume, Alain Douglas, son of Jean - Seigneur de Prastulo/Pratulot
  • James Charles Douglas-Whyte, Died 3 Apr 1885, Finistère, Britanny, France
  • Jean Douglas (c1450), son of Guillaume, Alain Douglas, son of Jean - Seigneur de Châteauneuf
  • John Douglas, Esquire, Lord of Chateauneuf, c1550
  • John Douglas, seismologist in 2010
  • Joseph Hyacinthe Duglas Arrancy admitted knight justice to the great priory of France, born Feb. 11, 1664, baptized May 26 audit year in the parish church of the diocese of Laon Arrancy
  • Leonel, Esquire, Lord of Ployart, c1632
  • Louis Douglas, Lord of Ployart, c1567
  • Lord Louis François Marie Hyacinthe Duglas, Count Duglas, captain of the regiment of grenadiers Roy, Lord of Arrancy, Ployart, St Jacques of Arrences, Longueval, Amifontaine, Sibiville and other places and high and mighty lady Anne Marie Angélique Rosalie Vassan his wife.
  • Louis Archambaud Douglas (1758-1842), eldest son of Francois-Prosper Douglas and Charlotte de La Corne.
  • Marc Douglas - Seigneur de La Suze
  • Marc Du Glas - chevalier, seigneur d'Arrancy, Deceased before 23 February 1626
  • Oliver Douglas, Esquire, Lord & Ployart Arancy of Picardy (?Lord of Ployart) c1550
  • 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
  • Valentine Douglas OSB was appointed Bishop of Laon, France, in 1580, in which position he served til his death on 5 Aug 1598. he built Chateaux d'Arrancy.
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  • The Douglas Chapel, Montreal La Cluse
  • Montreal Chateau
  • Douglas Memorials in L'Église Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris
  • John Carmichael of Douglasdale, the chaplain of the dead Douglas, was created Bishop of Orléans following the Battle of Verneuil (1424).
  • There is a plaque in memory of two William Douglases in the nave of Orléans Cathedral Sainte-Crois, Sir William Douglas of Drumlanrig and William Douglas of Kinross, who had helped Joan of Arc and were buried there.
  • In 1450 English and Burgundians took and burned Saint-Saens (Near Rouen). The Scottish family of Guillaume
    Douglas then owned the village.  Isabel Douglas, Countess of Mar, born circa 1360, daughter of William Douglas, 1st Earl of Douglas, is said to have sold, on 28 July 1408, her lands of St. Saens in Normandy, inherited from her father. On leaving France, she placed a statuette or image of herself in the choir of the church of the Priory of St. Saens as a souvenir. The figure has since been lost.
  • These is an apparent DNA link with the Cozean family of Brittany/Bretagne

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Research by John Tepper Marlin has revealed three interesting groupings of Douglas-related arms by canton (county):
• Ardennes (on the border with Belgium, east of Pas de Calais) – Amblimont, Doux and Lametz.
• Corrèze (interior southwest France, the Dordogne) – Beaumont (gold stars), Margerides (1986), St Remy and St Fereole.
• Pas de Calais (northwest France near Belgium; Flanders territory) – Leulinghem (red stars and stripes) and Sibiville (post-Sir James Douglas heart included in the arms, so clearly the link is from Douglas to Sibiville). The Comtes de Douglas apparently had lived for generations as seigneurs of Sibiville in 1747 (when their arms were recorded).


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