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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
Added by William Douglas on December 30, 2018 at 16:00 — No Comments
But can't you Douglas help defend it from encroachment of industrialization by wind turbines, since you were overseeing it as Earls of Angus?
Do not think much of James V, he had a James Elwald which feel is one of my relatives hung. Of course today people call him James Elliot, and Douglas historians accuse him of killing a Cessford, likely I feel because the Douglas at this period of time where loosing power to the Bauld Buccleuch and the Ker of Cessford.
James V also had Gilnockie hung which included his gallant company and among the Eliot (ie Ellot Elwald).…Continue
The chieftain line, the Elwald-Ellot-Eliott of Redheugh became of Redheugh, when land was passed from Archibald 'Bell the Cat' Douglas, fifth Earl of Angus to their family squire the clan chieftain a 10th Robert Elwald to be chief.
Angus is Archibald 'Bell the Cat' Douglas, fifth earl of…Continue
Added by Mark Stephen Elliott on December 22, 2018 at 18:07 — No Comments
Renewed border skirmishing saw Henry Percy, future 3rd earl of Northumberland, defeated by Hugh Douglas, earl of Ormond, on 23 October 1448.