Sir John Douglas


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  • Death: BEF. 1350,  Assassinated

Father: James (Sir) (of Lothian) Douglas
Mother: Joan

Marriage 1 Agnes Monfode,  widow of John Monfode, daughter of (probably) John de Graham of Abercorn
  • Married: ?1337
  1. Has Children James (Sir) (of Dalkeith) Douglas d: BEF. 22 MAY 1441
  2. Has No Children William (Sir) Douglas
  3. Has No Children John Douglas d before 1366
  4. Has No Children Nicholas Douglas c1350 - c1392  Later 'of Mains'
  5. Has No Children Margaret Douglas = Sir Adam de Glendonwyne
  6. Has Children Henry (Sir) (of Lugton & Lochleven) Douglas

John Douglas was the ancestor of the Cadet Branch of Mains. (Note: So why is Nicholas 'of Mains'?)

Defender of the Island of Lochleven against the forces of King Edward III in 1334. "...who so bravely defended the castle of Lochleven against the English in the minority of David II."

The lands and the family possessions of Sir William Douglas, Lord of Liddesdale (circa. 1300-k.1353) passed to the son of his younger brother, Sir John Douglas, of Dalkeith, who had been assassinated by order of Sir David Barclay, of Brechin, in (about) 1350; Barclay himself was slain on the Shrove Tuesday following, by order of William de Douglas, in revenge of the foul deed.