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DOUGLAS, John, Sir
(About 1302-Between 1346/1350)
DUNBAR, Patrick, Sir
(About 1300-About 1357)
RANDOLPH, Isabella
(About 1318-After 1361)
DOUGLAS, James Lord of Dalkeith, Sir
(About 1330-1420)
DUNBAR, Agnes
(About 1346-Before 1378)
DOUGLAS, Jacoba or Janet of Dalkeith
(About 1375-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. HAMILTON, John 4th of Cadzow, Sir

2. DOUGLAS, William 1st of Drumlanrig, Sir

DOUGLAS, Jacoba or Janet of Dalkeith 1 2 3

  • Born: About 1375
  • Marriage (1): HAMILTON, John 4th of Cadzow, Sir by 8 November 1388 1
  • Marriage (2): DOUGLAS, William 1st of Drumlanrig, Sir about 12 June 1410 1 2

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Jacoba married Sir John HAMILTON 4th of Cadzow, son of Sir David HAMILTON 3rd of Cadzow and Janet KEITH co-heiress of Galbraith, by 8 November 1388.1 (Sir John HAMILTON 4th of Cadzow was born before 1355 and died on 14 September 1402 4.)


  Marriage Notes:

"Jacoba, to whom her father bequeathed a gold circlet valued at 40 merks. She was contracted on 1, and married before 8, November 1388, to Sir John Hamilton of Cadzow, by whom she had issue... She survived him, and on 12 June 1410 had a dispensation to marry, as his second wife, Sir William Douglas of Drumlanrig. They are said to have been in the fourth degree of affinity, while Joanna Murray, Sir William's late wife, and Jacoba from divers stocks, and Sir John and Sir William from
one stock, were in the fourth degree of consanguinity."

from Scots Peerage

"He (Sir John Hamilton) married Janet, or, as some term her, Jacoba, daughter of Sir James Douglas of Dalkeith, by whom he had three sons and one daughter."

from Memoirs of House of Hamilton 1 3

Jacoba next married Sir William DOUGLAS 1st of Drumlanrig, son of Sir James DOUGLAS 2nd Earl of Douglas and Unknown, about 12 June 1410.1 2 (Sir William DOUGLAS 1st of Drumlanrig was born about 1370 and died in 1427 in France 5.)


  Marriage Notes:

"She (Jacoba) survived him (Sir John Hamilton), and on 12 June 1410 had a dispensation to marry, as his second wife, Sir William Douglas of Drumlanrig. They are said to have been in the fourth degree of affinity, while Joanna Murray, Sir William's late wife, and Jacoba from divers stocks, and Sir John and Sir William from
one stock, were in the fourth degree of consanguinity."

from Scots Peerage (vol 6)


"He (Sir William Douglas of Drumlanrig) certainly did marry a lady named Jean Murray, who died before 12 June 1410, and who is described as his late wife in a Papal dispensation of that date, for his second marriage with Jacoba Douglas, daughter of Sir James Douglas of Dalkeith and widow of Sir John Hamilton of
Cadzow."

from Scots Peerage (vol 7) 1 2

Sources


1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 6 (1909).

2 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 7 (1910).

3 e-books, Historical and Genealogical Memoirs of the House of Hamilton by John Anderson (1825).

4 Internet Site, http://www.clanmacfarlanegenealogy.info/genealogy.

5 Internet Site, http://www.douglashistory.co.uk/history/families/douglas_of_drumlanrig.html#.XGwcCUx2tZU.


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