Douglas, Archibald Earl of Angus

Male 1609 - 1655  (46 years)


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  • Name Douglas, Archibald 
    Suffix Earl of Angus 
    Born 1609 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1655  Edinburgh Midlothian Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11597  GrangerMusgrave
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2009 

    Father Douglas, William 1st Marquess of Douglas,   b. 1589,   d. 19 Feb 1659  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Hamilton, Hon. Margaret,   b. 1585,   d. 11 Sep 1623  (Age 38 years) 
    Family ID F9835  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Stuart, Lady Anne,   b. 23 Nov 1614,   d. 16 Aug 1646  (Age 31 years) 
    Married Abt 1630 
    Children 
     1. Douglas, James 2nd Marquess of Douglas,   b. 1646,   d. 25 Feb 1699, Douglas Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2009 
    Family ID F8026  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Wemyss, Jean,   b. 19 Jun 1629,   d. 5 Jan 1717  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 26 Apr 1649 
    Children 
     1. Douglas, Archibald 1st Earl of Forfar,   b. 3 May 1653,   d. 11 Dec 1712  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2009 
    Family ID F8034  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Archibald Douglas Earl of Angus was styled as Earl of Angus between 1613 and 1633.
      He was styled as Lord Douglas between 1613 and 1633.
      He was styled as Earl of Angus between 1633 and 1651.
      He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland] in May 1636.
      He held the office of Extraordinary Lord of Session [Scotland] between 9 February 1639 and 13 November 1641.
      Between 1646 and 1653 he succeeded his brother to the command of the Douglas Regiment in France but spent most of this time in Scotland.
      He was created 1st Earl of Ormond [Scotland] on 3 April 1651 but did not pass the Great Seal due to Cromwell's invasion of Scotland.
      He was created 1st Lord Bothwell and Hartside [Scotland] on 3 April 1651 but also did not pass the Great Seal.


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