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Families covered: Douglas of Angus, Douglas of Glenbervie, Douglas of Kilspindie, Douglas of Morton, Douglas of Parkhead, Douglas of Torthorwald

George Douglas, 1st Earl of Angus (d c1403)
m. (1397) Mary Stewart (dau of John Stewart, King Robert III of Scots)
1. William Douglas, 2nd Earl of Angus (d 1437)
  m. Margaret Hay (dau of Sir William Hay of Locherworth and Yester)
  A. James Douglas, 3rd Earl of Angus (dsp 1446)
  B. George Douglas, 4th Earl of Angus (d 12.03.1463)
  m. (by 1446) Isabel Sibbald (dau of Sir John Sibbald of Balgony)
  i. Archibald Douglas, 5th Earl of Angus, Chancellor ("Bell the Cat", b c1448, d c12.1513)
  m1. (04.03.1467-8) Elizabeth Boyd (d before 1498, dau of Robert Boyd, 1st Lord of Kilmarnock)
  a. George Douglas, Master of Angus (d Flodden 09.09.1513)
m. (1488) Elizabeth Drummond (dau of John Drummond, 1st Lord)
  (1) Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus (d 22.01.1556-7)
  m1. (mcrt 1509) Margaret Hepburn (dsps 1513, dau of Patrick Hepburn, 1st Earl of Bothwell)
  m2. (04.08.1514, div 11.03.1527-8) Margaret Tudor (b 29.11.1489, d 18.10.1541, dau of Henry Tudor, King Henry VII of England)
  (A) Margaret Douglas (b 1515, d 1577-8)
  m. (06.07.1544) Matthew Stuart, 4th Earl of Lennox (b 21.09.1516, d 04.09.1571)
  m3. (1543) Margaret Maxwell (dau of Robert Maxwell, 5th Lord)
  p. ?? Stewart (dau of James Stewart, 1st of Traquhair)
  (B) Janet Douglas (b 1520, d 1552)
  m. (1546) Patrick Ruthven, 3rd Lord (b c1520, d 13.06.1566)
partner(s) unknown
  (C) George Douglas, Bishop of Moray (d 1590)
  (D) Elizabeth Douglas
  (2) Sir George Douglas of Pittendreich (d 08.1552)
  m. Elizabeth Douglas (dau of David Douglas of Pittendreich)
  (A) David Douglas of Cockburnspath, 7th Earl of Angus (b 1525, d 06.1557)
  m. (1552) Margaret Hamilton (b 1528, dau of Sir John Hamilton of Clydesdale)
  (i) Archibald Douglas, 8th Earl of Angus, de jure Earl of Morton (d 04.08.1588)
  m1. (13.06.1573) Mary Erskine (d 1575, dau of John Erskine, 1st Earl of Mar, the Regent)
m2. (1575, div 1587) Margaret Leslie (dau of George Leslie, 4th Earl of Rothes)
  m3. (mcrt 1587) Jean Lyon (dau of John Lyon, 8th Lord Glamis)
  (a) daughter (d young)
  (ii) Margaret Douglas (d 1640)
  m1. (mcrt 19.01.1567-8) Sir Walter Scott of Branxholme and Buccleuch (b 1549, d 17.04.1574)
  m2. (before 01.07.1592) Francis Stewart, Earl of Bothwell (b 1563, d 1612)
  (iii) Elizabeth Douglas (d 02.1637)
  m1. (17.02.1572) John Maxwell, 8th Lord of Carlaverock, Earl of Morton (b 24.04.1553, d 1593)
  m2. (sp) Sir Alexander Stewart, 6th of Garlies (d 10.1597)
  m3. (sp) Sir John Wallace of Craigie
  (B) James Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton, Regent of Scotland (dspm 02.06.1581)
  m. Elizabeth Douglas (dau of James Douglas, 3rd Earl of Morton)
The obtaining and passing of the Earldom of Morton provides quite a story. After James died, the title passed to Archibald, 8th Earl of Angus (above), but it is the Earl after Archibald, Sir William Douglas of Lochleven, who is traditionally called 5th Earl of Morton.
  partner(s) unknown
  (i) James Douglas, Prior of Pluscardine had issue
  m. (mcrt 18.02.1577/8) Anna Home (dau of George Home, fiar of Spott)
  (ii) Archibald Douglas of Pittendreich
  m. (mcrt 09.11.1590) Elizabeth Sutherland (dau of Alexander Sutherland of Duffus)
  (a) Elizabeth Douglas
  m. John Innes of Leuchars
  (iii) George Douglas of Parkhead
(a) Sir James Douglas of Parkhead, later of Torthorwald (d 07.1608)
  m. (before 11.08.1587) Elizabeth Carlyle (a 08.05.1642, dau of William, Master of Carlyle)
  ((1)) James Douglas, Lord Torthorwald
  m1. (before 06.1611, div) Elizabeth Gordon (dau of Sir Robert Gordon of Lochinvar)
  ((A)) James Douglas (bpt 02.01.1621)
  m2. (11.1618, div 1622) Anne Saltonstall
  ((2)) George Douglas of Waterside
Identification of this George as the George of Waterside who had issue, as shown in the continuation, is speculative. The only reason for thinking that he may have been that George is that that George was described as "a descendant of Douglas of Parkhead" and this George is of about the right date. Whilst that would normally be thought unlikely, because descendants of this line would have had a claim on the Earldoms of Angus & Morton, the assumption of those earldoms was (as indicated above) did not follow a normal route but was taken over by strong personalities. Alternatively, George of Waterside may have descended from the (illegitimate) George of Parkhead shown below (##).
  ((3))+ other issue - Archibald, John
  (b) Sir George Douglas of Mordington probably of this generation
  Martha's father is identified in BP1857 (Lockhart) as brother of James, Lord Torthorwald. Although there was a George in the next generation, the dates suggest that Martha's father was of this generation.
  m. Margaret Dundas (dau of Alexander Dundas of Fingask) wife of Sir George, possibly mother of ...
  ((1)) Martha Douglas
  m. (1619) Sir James Lockhart of Lee (b 1596, d 04.06.1674, Judge as Lord Lee)
  (c) Martha Douglas probably of this generation
m. Robert Bruce, 1st of Kinnaird (d 1631)
  (d) Agnes Douglas probably of this generation
  m. (1600) John Carruthers, 8th of Holmains (d 27.06.1659)
  (iv) William Douglas of Mosshouses (d before 11.1605)
partner(s) unknown
  (C) George Douglas of Parkhead
  Possible ancestor of George Douglas of Waterside. See ## above.
  (D) Margaret Douglas (a 1619)
  m. Sir John Carmichael of Carmichael (d 16.06.1600, Ambassador)
  (3) William Douglas (d 02.10.1528, Abbot of Holyrood House)
  (4) Elizabeth Douglas --
  m. (before 17.09.1509) John Hay, 3rd Lord of Yester (d before 07.1543) --
(5) Alison Douglas
  m1. (1511) Robert Blackadder (d Flodden 09.09.1513)
  m2. Sir David Home of Wedderburn (d 1524)
  (6) Janet Douglas (d 17.07.1537, burnt at stake) --
  m1. ?? Hamilton
  m1/2. John Lyon, 6th Lord Glamis (b c1491, d 08.04.1528) --
  m2/3. Archibald Campbell of Skipnish (d 18.07.1537)
  (7) Margaret Douglas
  m. (1513) Sir James Douglas, 7th of Drumlanrig (d 1578)
b. Sir William Douglas of Glenbervie (d Flodden 09.09.1513)
  m. (1501) Elizabeth Auchinleck (dau of James Auchinleck of Glenbervie, son/heir of Sir John of that ilk)
  (1) Sir Archibald Douglas of Glenbervie (d 29.09.1570)
  m1. Agnes Keith (d by 1548, dau of William Keith, 3rd Earl Marischal)
  (A) William Douglas, 9th Earl of Angus (b c1532, d 01.07.1591)
  m. (1552) Giles Graham (a 1606, dau of Robert Graham of Morphie)
  (B) Elizabeth Douglas
  m. Sir Alexander Falconer of Halkerton (d 10.11.1587)
  (C) Margaret Douglas
  m. (before 1551) John Erskine of Balhagardy (b 1528)
  (D) Marjory Douglas
  m. Andrew Keith of Ravenscraig
(E) Christian Douglas
  m. (mcrt 1555) Alexander Irvine, younger of Beltie
  (F) Joane (Jean) Douglas
  m. James Skene, 12th of Skene (d 1605)
  (G) Isabel Douglas (d 18.01.1582)
  m. (mcrt 1562) James Melville, younger of Dysart
  (H) Alice Douglas
  m. (mcrt 1567) Alexander Guthrie of Kincaldrum
  (I)+ other issue - Agnes, Marion
  m2. (by 1554) Margaret Carmichael (dau of John Carmichael of Meadowflat)
  m3. Elizabeth (or Mary) Irvine (dau of Alexander Irvine, 6th of Drum)
  (K) James Douglas (a 1634, parson of Glenbervie)
  m. Grizel Irvine (dau of Alexander Irvine of Beltie)
  (L) John Douglas ancestor of Douglas of Cruixton, Quarrelholes and Blackmill
  (M) Katherine Douglas
  m. John Carmichael of Crawford
(N)+ other issue - Archibald (a 1570), Sara
  c. Gavin Douglas, Bishop of Dunkfield (d 09.1522)
  d. Sir Archibald Douglas of Kilspindie (d by 1536)
  m. (1515) Isabel Hoppar
  (1) Archibald Douglas of Kilspindie
  e. Marion Douglas --
  m. (mcrt 1492) Cuthbert Cunningham, 3rd Earl of Glencairn (d 1540-1) --
  f. Elizabeth Douglas
  m. (mcrt 1493, sp) Robert Lyle, 3rd Lord
  g. Janet Douglas
  m. (1495, div) Andrew Herries, 2nd Lord of Terregles (b c1477, d Flodden 09.09.1513)
h. Isabel Douglas not recorded by TSP or BP1934
  m. Robert Craufurd of Auchenames (d Flodden 09.09.1513)
  m2. Janet Kennedy (dau of John Kennedy, 2nd Lord)
  m3. (01.06.1500) Catherine Stirling (dau of Sir William Stirling, 2nd of Keir)
  ii. Isabella (or Elizabeth) Douglas --
  m1. (c1464) Alexander Ramsay of Dalhousie (d before 16.03.1482-3) --
  m2. Thomas Livingstone
  iii. Elizabeth Douglas
  m. (c 1476) Robert Graham, 2nd of Fintry
  iv. Margaret Douglas
  m. (c 1479) Duncan Campbell, 2nd of Glenorchy (d Flodden 09.09.1513)
v. Jane Douglas (d 1494) --
  m1. (1472) David Scott, younger of Buccleuch (d 1484) --
  m2. (c10.1492) George Leslie, 2nd Earl of Rothes (dsp 03.1512-3)
  vi.+ other issue (a 1471) - John, Egidia, Alison
  C. Helen Douglas --
  m1. William Graham, 2nd Lord (d 1472) --
  Helen, dau of 2nd Earl, identified as William's wife by both BP1934 (Hamilton) and BP1934 (Montrose) but TSP shows Anne, dau of 4th Earl, as William's wife.
  m2. James Ogilvie, 1st Lord
  D.+ other issue - William of Cluny (dsp 1475), Hugh (a 1466, rector of St. Andrew's)
2. Elizabeth or Mary Douglas --
  m1. (6/16.10.1423) Alexander Forbes, 1st Lord (b c1380, d 1448) --
  m2. Sir David Hay of Locherworth and Yester, Sheriff of Peebles (d before 01.03.1478) --

Main source(s): TSP (Angus), BP1934 (Hamilton), TSP (Morton), BP1934 (Morton)
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