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DOUGLAS, John of Tilquhillie
(About 1577-)


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1. YOUNG, Mary of Seaton

DOUGLAS, John of Tilquhillie 1

  • Born: About 1577
  • Marriage (1): YOUNG, Mary of Seaton in 1594 1

  General Notes:

"John Douglas of Tilquhillie, married in 1594 Mary, daughter of Sir Peter Young of Seaton. He was retoured heir to his father in 1598, and left seven sons :
(a) John (No. 374). (killed in battle 1632, succeeded by brother Archibald, then brother Robert)
(b) Sir Archibald Douglas. Knighted by King Charles I. He married Eleanor, daughter of George, twentieth Lord Audley and first Earl of Castlehaven, and widow of Sir John Davis.
(c) Sir Robert (No. 375).
(d) James (No. 376).
(e) Francis Douglas )
(/) William Douglas
(g) Peter Douglas"
(These three died unmarried)

from Heraldry of the Douglases 1

  Research Notes:


John Douglas who married Mary Young of Seaton in 1594 was the great great grandson of David Douglas, second son of Sir Henry Douglas of Lochleven, and Janet Ogstoun of Fettercairn, who brought to him the lands of Tilquhillie. Sir Henry Douglas of Lochleven was descended from the Douglases of Morton. 1

John married Mary YOUNG of Seaton in 1594.1 (Mary YOUNG of Seaton was born about 1577.)


1 e-books, The Heraldry of the Douglases by G. Harvey Johnston.

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