Elizabeth Boyd, Countess of Angus

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Elizabeth Boyd, Countess of Angus

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Kilmarnock, Aryshire, Scotland
Death: February 21, 1498 (47-48)
Tantallon Castle, North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland
Place of Burial: New Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
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; Mariot Douglas of Angus; Sir William Douglas of Glenbervie, Kt.; Gavin Douglas, Bishop Of Dunkeld; Janet Douglas and 2 others
Sister of Thomas Boyd, 1st Earl of Arran; Archibald Boyd of Bonshaw; John Boyd; Annabella Boyd of Kilmarnock; Margaret Boyd and 2 others

Occupation: Countess of Angus
Managed by: John Bryan Knapp
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About Elizabeth Boyd, Countess of Angus

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 Boyd, Countess of Angus's Timeline

1450
1450
Kilmarnock, Aryshire, Scotland
1469
March 8, 1469
Kilmaurs, East Ayrshire, Scotland
1469
North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland
1471
1471
Kincardineshire, Scotland
1472
1472
Scotland
1472
Scotland
1474
1474
Scotland
1498
February 21, 1498
Age 48
North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland
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