Archibald Douglas

Archibald Douglas (abt. 1449 - 1513)

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Archibald "5th Earl of Angus, Bell the Cat" Douglas
Born about in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, Scotlandmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, Scotlandmap
Husband of — married about (to about ) [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Tantallon Castle, North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotlandmap
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Preceded by
George Douglas
5th Earl of Angus
Succeeded by
Archibald Douglas
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Father George Douglas, 4th Earl Angus b. b 1417, d. 12 Mar 1463

Mother Elizabeth (Isabella) Sibbald d. b 21 Feb 1497

Archibald 'Bell the Cat' Douglas, 5th Earl Angus was born circa 1454.

He married Elizabeth Boyd, daughter of Robert Boyd, 1st Lord Boyd, Great Chamberlain of Scotland and Mariota Maxwell, on 4 March 1467.

A contract for the marriage of Archibald 'Bell the Cat' Douglas, 5th Earl Angus and Janet Kennedy was signed before 20 July 1498.[1] [2]

He married Katherine Stirling, daughter of Sir William Stirling, 2nd Laird of Keir and Margaret Crichton, before 1 June 1500.[3]

Archibald 'Bell the Cat' Douglas, 5th Earl Angus and Janet Kennedy were divorced before 1 June 1500.

Archibald 'Bell the Cat' Douglas, 5th Earl Angus died between 29 November 1513 and 31 January 1514 at Priory of Whithorn.

Family 1

  • Elizabeth Boyd d. b 21 Feb 1497


  • Sir William Douglas d. 9 Sep 1513
  • Sir Archibald 'Graysteel' Douglas, Treasurer of Scotland d. c 1535
  • Marion Douglas d. a Jul 1511
  • Elizabeth Douglas
  • Janet Douglas d. b 25 Feb 1500
  • George Douglas, Master of Angus b. c 1469, d. 9 Sep 1513
  • Gavin Douglas, Bishop of Dunkfield b. c 1474, d. Sep 1522

Family 2

  • Katherine Stirling

Family 3

  • Janet Kennedy d. a Dec 1543



Birth: ABT 1445. Place: Kilmaurs, AYR, Scotland[4]
Birth: ABT 1453


Husband: Archibald Douglas
Wife: Elizabeth Boyd
  1. Child: George Douglas
  2. Child: Marion(Mariotta) Douglas
  3. Child: William Douglas
Marriage: BET 04 MAR 1467 AND 1468. Place: Kilmaurs, AYR, Scotland[4]
Husband: George Douglas
Wife: Isobel Sibbald
  1. Child: Archibald Douglas
  2. Child: Jane (Janet) Douglas
  3. Child: Margaret Douglas
Marriage: 1445. Place: Scotland[4]


Death: bet 29 Nov 1513 & 31 Jan 1514


Occupation: 5th Earl of Angus


Husband: Archibald Douglas
Wife: Elizabeth Boyd
Date: 4 Mar 1467/8
Child: George Douglas


  1. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 592.
  2. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 670
  3. The Scots Peerage, Vol. I, edited by Sir James Balfour Paul, p.183
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2
  • Paul, Sir James Balfour. "Douglas, Earl Of Angus." The Scots Peerage : Founded On Wood's Ed. Of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage Of Scotland; Containing An Historical And Genealogical Account Of The Nobility Of That Kingdom. Vol. 1. Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1904. 172-213. Print.
  • Johnston, George Harvey. "The Douglases 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, 1907.40. Print.
See Also:
  • Pedigree Resource File CD 49 (Salt Lake City, UT: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2002)
  • Ancestral File (TM) Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SAINTS Publication: June 1998 (c), data as of 5 JAN 1998


  • This person was created through the import of Acrossthepond.ged on 21 February 2011.
  • This person was created on 08 April 2011 through the import of Grant R. Phillips, Jr..ged.
  • WikiTree profile Douglas-820 created through the import of FAMILY 6162011.GED on Jun 20, 2011 by Michael Stephenson. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Michael and others.
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