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DOUGLAS, Robert of Lochleven, Sir
(About 1510-1547)
ERSKINE, Margaret
(About 1515-1572)
LESLIE, George 4th Earl of Rothes, Sheriff of Fife
(About 1492-1558)
CRICHTON, Margaret
(About 1502-)
DOUGLAS, William of Lochleven, then 6th Earl of Morton, Sir
(About 1539-1606)
LESLIE, Agnes
(About 1542-)
DOUGLAS, Christian
(About 1569-1607)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. OLIPHANT, Laurence Master of Oliphant
2. HOME, Alexander 6th Lord Home, 1st Earl of Home

DOUGLAS, Christian 1

  • Born: About 1569
  • Marriage (1): OLIPHANT, Laurence Master of Oliphant 17 February 1576(contract) 1
  • Marriage (2): HOME, Alexander 6th Lord Home, 1st Earl of Home on 9 January 1586 1 2
  • Died: by 1607 1

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Christian married Laurence OLIPHANT Master of Oliphant, son of Laurence OLIPHANT 4th Lord Oliphant and Margaret HAY, 17 February 1576(contract).1 (Laurence OLIPHANT Master of Oliphant was born about 1559 and died in March 1584 2.)


  Marriage Notes:

"Christian, married (contract 17 February 1575-76) to Laurence, Master of Oliphant. On 7 April 1576 she had a charter from Lord Oliphant of the lands of Pitkerie and others, in the barony of Kelly, co. Fife, and on 12 of the same month a charter from the King in ejus pura virginitate of the lands of Galraw and others, co. Forfar, on the resignation of Lord Oliphant ..."

from Scots Peerage 1

Christian next married Alexander HOME 6th Lord Home, 1st Earl of Home, son of Alexander HOME 5th Lord Home and Agnes GRAY, on 9 January 1586.1 2 (Alexander HOME 6th Lord Home, 1st Earl of Home was born about 1568 and died 5th April 1619 in London, England 2.)


  Marriage Notes:

"He (Alexander Home) married, first, 9 January 1585-86, Christian, daughter of William Douglas of Lochleven, afterwards Earl of Morton, and widow of Lawrence, Master of Oliphant, who died in March 1584. She had a charter of the barony of Dunglas 29 November 1586. By her Lord Home had no issue."

from Scots Peerage (vol 4)


"... she (Christian Douglas) was married, secondly, as his first wife, 9 January 1586 (contract 2 and 14 December 1585), to Alexander, first Earl of Home, from whom
she had a charter of the barony of Dunglas 18 July 1586. She was alive in August 1591, but was dead before 1607, when Lord Hume married again."

from Scots Peerage (vol 6) 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. 4 (1907).


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