Sir James Douglas of Dalkeith


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Sir James succeeded his uncle, Sir William of Liddesdale, and was well known for his learning and accomplishments. Sir James was married in 1372 to Agnes Dunbar, daughter of Sir Patrick Dunbar. They had four children, including a son, before her death in 1378. Sir James' second wife was Egida, half-sister of King Robert II. Sir James died in 1420.

  • Death: ABT. 1440
  • Death: 1420

Father: John (Sir) Douglas
Mother: Agnes Monfode

Marriage 1 Agnes Dunbar 

  1. Has Children James (Sir) (1st Lord Dalkeith) Douglas b: ABT. 1356
  2. Has No Children William (of Mordingtoun) Douglas
  3. Has Children Agnes (of Dalkeith) Douglas = 1 John Gordon, = 2 Sir John Livingston
  4. Has Children Margaret (of Dalkeith) Douglas b: ABT. 1358 = Philip, 8th of Arbuthnott
  5. Has Children Janet (Jacoba) (of Dalkeith) Douglas = Sir John Hamilton, 4th of Cadzow

Marriage 2 Egida, half-sister of King Robert II