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He married Lady Agnes Leslie, daughter of George Leslie, 4th Earl of Rothes and Margaret Crichton, on 19 August 1554.4
From 1567 to 1568 he had custody of Mary Queen of Scots during her imprisonment at Lochleven.4
He succeeded to the title of 6th Earl of Morton on 4 August 1588.5
He died circa 24 September 1606.
Children of William Douglas, 6th Earl of Morton and Lady Agnes Leslie
- James Douglas+
- Lady Margaret Douglas
- Lady Eupheme Douglas
- Robert Douglas, Master of Morton+ d. Mar 1584/85
- Lady Elizabeth Douglas+
- Lady Mary Douglas+
- Lady Christian Douglas+
- Sir Archibald Douglas of Keillor d. 1649
- Sir George Douglas d. c 9 Dec 1609
- Lady Jean Douglas
- Lady Agnes Douglas+ b. 1574, d. 3 May 1607
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 202.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume IX, page 293.
- ↑ Mosley, Charles, editor. Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes. Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003. Volume 2, page 2156.
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 Mosley, Charles, editor. Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes. Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003. Volume 2, page 2787.
- ↑ Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XI, page 625.
- ↑ Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume IV, page 436.
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