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On the tombstone, in St Magnus Cathedral, of George Douglas, who died 1611, and Elizabeth Douglas, his spouse, who died 1630, is a shield bearing :—Quarterly, first and fourth, three piles; second and third, a heart ; over all as many mullets
Who was he?
The Douglas family played a significant tole in Orkney in the 17th and 18th centuries, inheriting Egilshay. William Douglas was Chamberlain of Orkney and James Douglas, fourteenth earl of Morton (1702–1768) owned estates there. Field Marshal George Douglas-Hamilton (1666 – 1737) was , 1st Earl of Orkney.
George must connect somewhere - but where?
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