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William Douglas (abt. 1552 - 1611)

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William "10th Earl of Angus" Douglas aka Douglas of Angus
Born about in Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotlandmap
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Husband of — married in Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotlandmap
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Died in Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, Francemap
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William Douglas, 10th Earl of Angus was born circa 1552. He was the son of William Douglas, 9th Earl of Angus and Egidia Graham.

He married Elizabeth Oliphant, daughter of Laurence Oliphant, 4th Lord Oliphant and Lady Margaret Hay, between 12 April 1585 and 24 June 1585.

He died on 3 March 1611 at Paris, France. He was buried at St. Germain des Prés, Paris, France.

He succeeded to the title of 10th Earl of Angus [S., 1389] on 1 July 1591.1 In 1592 he joined in a plot known as the 'Spanish Blanks', to establish the Roman Catholic religion in Scotland, and thereby incurred forfeiture.1 In 1608 he retired to the Continent.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of Nationary Biography.3

Children of William Douglas, 10th Earl of Angus and Elizabeth Oliphant

  1. Lady Catherine Douglas4 b. bt 1586 - 1600
  2. Lady Mary Douglas+4 b. bt 1587 - 1610
  3. Lady Elizabeth Douglas4 b. bt 1588 - 1611
  4. William Douglas, 1st Marquess of Douglas+2 b. 1589, d. 19 Feb 1659/60
  5. Sir James Douglas, 1st Lord Mordington+4 b. c 1591, d. 11 Feb 1656
  6. Sir Francis Douglas4 b. bt 1591 - 1611


Johnston, George Harvey. "The Douglases of Angus." The Heraldry of the Douglases: With Notes on All the Males of the Family, Descriptions of the Arms, Plates and Pedigrees. Edinburgh: W. & A.K. Johnston, Limited, 1907.44, 45. Print.,_10th_Earl_of_Angus

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 159.

Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995).

Death: 03 MAR 1611 Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France

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