A collection of historical and genalogical records
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From time to time, the Douglas gypsy connection is raised.
Best known was Charlie Douglas (best known to me, anyway) who revelled in the title "King of the Gypsies", but there are other families.
Thomas Douglas, Tinker, thief. Resident of. Bannockburn, Stirlingshire was transported to America in…Continue
On the 29th January in 1856, the Victoria Cross was instituted by H.M. Queen Victoria. The medal is the highest award for bravery that a British and Commonwealth serviceman can be presented. At the time of its institution it was written that the…Continue
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.