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DOUGLAS, William Earl of Douglas, 'Earl of Mar, jure uxoris'
(About 1320-1384)
Margaret Countess of Mar
(About 1325-1390)
DOUGLAS, James 2nd Earl of Douglas, Sir
(About 1350-Before 1388)
DOUGLAS, William of Drumlanrig, Sir
(About 1372-1427)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. MURRAY, Joanna or Jean

2. DOUGLAS, Jacoba or Janet of Dalkeith

DOUGLAS, William of Drumlanrig, Sir 1 2 3

  • Born: About 1372
  • Marriage (1): MURRAY, Joanna or Jean 1
  • Marriage (2): DOUGLAS, Jacoba or Janet of Dalkeith about 12 June 1410 1 2
  • Died: 1427, France 4

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William married Joanna or Jean MURRAY.1 (Joanna or Jean MURRAY was born about 1375 and died before 12 June 1410 1.)


  Marriage Notes:

"This Sir William is said to have married Elizabeth Stewart, daughter of Sir Robert Stewart of Durisdeer. He 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 ..."

from Scots Peerage (vol 7) 1

William next married Jacoba or Janet DOUGLAS of Dalkeith, daughter of Sir James DOUGLAS Lord of Dalkeith and Agnes DUNBAR, about 12 June 1410.1 2 (Jacoba or Janet DOUGLAS of Dalkeith was born about 1375.)


  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) .... 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. 7 (1910).

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

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

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


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