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Sir William Douglas of Hawick 

 

 

 

 

 

He was at the Battle of Langside and at Carberry Hill.

 

Sir William Douglas of Hawick, with Hume of Manderston and Hume of Huttonhall, was sent forward to break the array of the queen’s gunners, when she stood with her army on Carberry Hill. When the queen escaped from Lochleven, Sir William Douglas joined the regent Moray at Glasgow, and on the latter being advised to retire to Stirling, he declared, “If ye depart, I will go to the queen, as my Lord Boyd hath done.”

At the battle of Langside, he had the command of a party of horse on the regent’s side.

 

In his Will, William Douglas of Hawick bequeaths to Hector Douglas a 19 year tack of Ardoch.

 

Death: 1572

Father: James (Sir) (7th Baron of Drumlanrig) Douglas
Mother: Christian (of Eglington) Montgomerie

Marriage 1 Margaret (of Lochinvar) Gordon
Children:
  1. Has Children James (8th Baron of Drumlanrig) Douglas
  2. Has No Children Margaret Douglas
  3. Has No Children Janet Douglas
  4. Has Children Christian (of Hawick) Douglas

 

 

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