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DOUGLAS, Archibald Regent of Scotland, Sir
(Before 1298-1333)
LINDSAY, Beatrice
(About 1305-1352)
Donald Earl of Mar, Regent of Scotland
(About 1299-1332)
(About 1300-1348)
DOUGLAS, William Earl of Douglas, 'Earl of Mar, jure uxoris'
(About 1323-1384)
Margaret Countess of Mar
(About 1325-1390)
DOUGLAS, James 2nd Earl of Douglas, Sir
(About 1350-Before 1388)


Family Links

1. Unknown

2. STEWART, Isabella

DOUGLAS, James 2nd Earl of Douglas, Sir 1 2

  • Born: About 1350
  • Partnership (1): Unknown
  • Marriage (2): STEWART, Isabella 24 September 1371(papal dispensation) 1 2
  • Died: Before 18 August 1388, Battle of Otterburn, Northumberland, England 1
  • Buried: Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland 1

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  General Notes:

"The Earl had also two natural sons and a daughter:

1. William, who had a grant from his father of the lands of Drumlanrig, and who became the ancestor of the
Douglases ot Drumlanrig, Dukes and Marquesses of Queensberry.

2. Archibald, who received the lands of Cavers from his aunt Isabel, Countess of Mar, some time before 1405. In 1412 King James I. confirmed the grant, and Archibald's descendants still possess the lands.

3. Eleanor, who married Sir William Fraser, second of Philorth. They received from her aunt Isabel, Countess of Mar, on 8 December 1404, certain lands in the shire of Banff. From them the Frasers, Lords Saltoun, descend."

from Scots Peerage 1

James had a relationship with someone.

  Marriage Notes:

"The Earl had also two natural sons and a daughter "

from Scots Peerage (vol 3) 1

James next married Isabella STEWART, daughter of Robert II STEWART King of Scots and Elizabeth MURE of Rowallan, 24 September 1371(papal dispensation).1 2 (Isabella STEWART was born about 1351 and died about 1410.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Isabella, was married first (by dispensation 24 September 1371), to James, Earl of Douglas ..."

from Scots Peerage (vol 1)

"The Earl's wife was Isabel Stewart, daughter of King Robert II. The dispensation for their union is dated 24 September 1371, but it is not certain whether the marriage took place at that time or two years later, when 500 was paid on account of the marriage-contract .... By her the Earl had, according to Godscroft, one son, but he died in infancy, and his name has not been recorded."

from Scots Peerage (vol 3) 1 2


1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 3 (1906).

2 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 1 (1904).

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