A collection of historical and genalogical records
Not a newly discovered Black Douglas jacket, but the racing silks of the American Blythswood Farm's stables, owned by a family of Douglas descent.
Added by William Douglas on April 29, 2017 at 14:00 — No Comments
When the title 'Lord' Douglas' appears in an article in the Douglas Archives, for example in an extract from an old document, it may refer to any one of the following titles:
Marquess of Douglas, created 1633 in the Peerage of Scotland, now a subsidiary title of the Duke of Hamilton
Earl of Douglas, created 1356/7 in the Peerage of Scotland, forfeit in 1455
Lord Douglas, created 1475/6 in the Peerage of Scotland, a subsidiary title held by Archibald Douglas, 5th Earl of…
Added by William Douglas on April 7, 2017 at 18:16 — No Comments
A fascinating publication, "The Household and Court of James VI of Scotland 1567-1603" by Amy L. Juhala who prepared it for her PhD at Edinburgh University, reveals Douglases who were members of the Royal Household.
Alexander Douglas was a "Macer, ordinary" in the Court of James VI.
There is also a George Douglas of Rungallie and a George Douglas, younger of…Continue
Added by William Douglas on April 2, 2017 at 11:30 — No Comments
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