Elizabeth Villiers, Lady Douglas

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Elizabeth Villiers, Lady Douglas

Also Known As: "Elizabeth Villiers", "Elizabeth", "Lady Douglas"
Birthdate: (44)
Death: December 15, 1654 (44) (fever)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Edward Villiers, Kt. and Barbara Villiers
Wife of Robert Douglas, 8th Earl of Morton
Mother of Lady Jean Home (Douglas); Lady Mary Douglas and William Douglas, 9th Earl of Morton
Sister of William Villiers, 2nd Viscount Grandison; George Villiers, 4th Viscount Grandison; Eleanor Villiers; Sir Edward Villiers, Knight Marshal of the Household; Barbara Villiers and 2 others
Half sister of of England

Managed by: Heather (Fachet) Bond
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About Elizabeth Villiers, Lady Douglas



Elizabeth Villiers was the daughter of Sir Edward Villiers and Barbara St. John.3,1

A contract for the marriage of Elizabeth Villiers and Robert Douglas, 8th Earl of Morton was signed on 28 April 1627.4

She died before 15 December 1654, from a fever.4

    From 28 April 1627, her married name became Douglas.

Children of Elizabeth Villiers and Robert Douglas, 8th Earl of Morton

   * William Douglas, 9th Earl of Morton d. 1681
   * Lady Anne Douglas1
   * Lady Mary Douglas+5


  1. [S6] 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 VIII, page 483. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S37] Charles Mosley, 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 2096. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume IX, page 296.
  5. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 291. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.

GIVEN NAME: Anne not Elizabeth - see 'The Complete Peerage', vol. 9 p. 296 fn. e.

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Elizabeth Villiers, Lady Douglas's Timeline

Age 10
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, UK
Age 36
December 15, 1654
Age 44
Age 44