A collection of historical and genalogical records
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Our congratulations go to:
• Susan DOUGLAS-SCOTT Chair, Independent Living Fund Scotland, who was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to Human Rights, Disability and LGBT Issues. (Prestwick, Ayrshire and Arran)
• David DOUGLAS, who was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for public and political service
Renewed border skirmishing saw Henry Percy, future 3rd earl of Northumberland, defeated by Hugh Douglas, earl of Ormond, on 23 October 1448.
It is always fun to discover hanky panky in the family history, and so it was not really a surprise to discover that the daughter of my 13th great-grandfather was a naughty girl, when not much more that her sixteenth birthday - she became the mistress of King James V.
Elizabeth Carmichael, also know as Katherine, bore the King a son, a son,…Continue
Intrigued by the marriage between a Douglas and a Middleton, and wondering if there was a royal connection, I worked to find out who Rev M Middleton was, and indeed, who was Mr Douglas?
He appears to be James Alexander Douglas (abt 1762-1830), son of William Douglas and Mary Higginbotham. James married Charlotte Douglass on 7th March 1796, in…Continue