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William Douglas, 10th Earl of Angus, buried Église de Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris.

William Douglas, 10th Earl of Angus (1552 – 3 March 1611) was the son of William, the 9th Earl (1533–1591). He was a direct descendant of King James I through his paternal grandmother, Lady Agnes Keith, a daughter of William Keith, 3rd Earl Marischal.He studied at St. Andrews University and joined the household of the Earl of Morton. Subsequently, while visiting the French court, he became a Roman Catholic, and was in consequence, upon his return, disinherited and placed under restraint.A fine memorial was erected to his memory in the Chapelle de Sainte-Thérèse, within the Abbey Church.


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