A collection of historical and genalogical records
Robert Burns, also known as Rabbie Burns, the Bard of Ayrshire and various other names and epithets, was a Scottish poet and lyricist. He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide. Many Douglases have already posted photographs of themselves on social media attending dinners.
Robert Burns bought a ticket in 1786 to travel to Jamaica to work as a slave driver.
Burns in 1786 was faced with many challenges including penury…Continue
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The historian spent 27 years sifting through hundreds of thousands of documents and now believes that he has proof that Christopher Columbus was descended from Scottish nobility.
In a new book, Alfonso…Continue
When the Douglases fell out with the king, the 9th Earl's lands were forfeited in 1456.
Amongst those to benefit appears to be James Rutherford:-Continue
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Rowan Malcolm Douglas of London who is appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Chief executive officer, Capital Science and Policy Practice, Willis Group. For services to the Economy through Risk, Insurance and Sustainable Growth
Terence Thomas Robin Douglas of Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire who is appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Chair of Trustees, The Who…
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