The Douglas Family in France

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  • 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. A Marshall of France
  • Duke of Touraine
  • Charles, Comte de Douglas, syndic of the nobility of Bugey
    Antoine Douglas, chevalier, seigneur de Richagnard en Bugey et de Ployart en Picardie, Governor of Montreal Chateau
  • Louis Douglas, Lord of Ployart, c1567
  • Gabriel, Esquire, Lord of Saint-Jacques, c1668
  • Leonel, Esquire, Lord of Ployart, c1632
  • Oliver Douglas, Esquire, Lord & Ployart Arancy of Picardy (?Lord of Ployart) c1550
  • John Douglas, Esquire, Lord of Chateauneuf, c1550
  • Guillaume Douglas (c1420), Jean Douglas (c1450), son of Guillaume, Alain Douglas, son of Jean - Seigneur de Prastulo/Pratulot
  • 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 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
  • Marc Douglas - Seigneur de La Suze
  • Marc Du Glas - chevalier, seigneur d'Arrancy, Deceased before 23 February 1626
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Montreal Chateau
  • Francois-Prosper Douglas, Chevalier de Douglas, (21 Feb. 1725 - 26 April 1781)
  • Louis Archambaud Douglas
  • The Douglas Chapel, Montreal La Cluse
  • Andrew Douglas - A Scottish soldier in Flanders
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Adam Douglas, governor of castle and town of Tours, 27 May 1424. He was a cousin of Archibald, 4th Earl of Douglas
  • James Charles Douglas-Whyte, Died 3 Apr 1885, Finistère, Britanny, France
  • John Douglas, seismologist in 2010
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Charles Joseph Douglas was appointed Governor of Saint-Claude in 1751


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