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Elizabeth Douglas (Boyd)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Kilmarnock, Aryshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Tantallon Castle, North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland
Place of Burial: Tartallon Castle, New Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Boyd, 1st Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock and Mariota Maxwell of Calderwood
Wife of Archibald "Bell the Cat" Douglas, 5th Earl of Angus
Mother of George Douglas, Master of Angus; Marion Douglas, of Angus; Sir William Douglas of Glenbervie, Kt.; Gavin Douglas, Bishop Of Dunkeld; Lady Elizabeth Douglas and 2 others
Sister of Thomas Boyd, 1st Earl of Arran; Alexander Boyd, 3rd Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock; Archibald Boyd of Bonshaw; John Boyd; Annabella Boyd of Kilmarnock and 2 others

Occupation: Countess of Angus
Managed by: John Bryan Knapp
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About Elizabeth Douglas (Boyd)

on 4 March 1467 Elizabeth, daughter of Robert Boyd, 1st Lord Boyd, married Archibald Douglas, 5th Earl of Angus (1449 – 19 November 1513) as his second wife.

7 children:

  1. George Douglas, Master of Angus born 1469 died 9 September 1513 married in March 1488, Lady Elizabeth Drummond; had issue, killed at the Battle of Flodden
  2. Lady Mariot Douglas born 1470 married Cuthbert Cunningham, 2nd Earl of Glencairn; had issue
  3. Sir William Douglas born 1471 died 9 September 1513 married Lady Elizabeth Auchinleck; had issue, killed at the Battle of Flodden
  4. Gavin Douglas, Bishop of Dunkeld born 1472  
  5. Lady Elizabeth Douglas born 1474  
  6. Sir Archibald Douglas of Kilspindie born 1475 died c.1540 Given the nickname Greysteil by James V  
  7. Lady Janet Douglas 1476

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Elizabeth Douglas's Timeline

1458
1458
Kilmarnock, Aryshire, Scotland
1468
March 4, 1468
Age 10
Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, Scotland
1469
March 8, 1469
Age 11
Kilmaurs, East Ayrshire, Scotland
1469
Age 11
Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, Scotland
1471
1471
Age 13
Kincardineshire, Scotland
1472
1472
Age 14
Scotland
1474
1474
Age 16
Scotland
1475
1475
Age 17
Scotland
1476
1476
Age 18
Scotland
1496
February 21, 1496
Age 38
Tantallon Castle, North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland