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About Janet Borthwick

Janet Borthwick1

  • F, #145300, d. after 5 June 1464
  • Last Edited=3 Jul 2006

Janet Borthwick was the daughter of William Borthwick of Borthwick (d 1429) by his wife, Bethoc Sinclair.

  • She married, firstly, Sir James Douglas, 1st Lord of Dalkeith, son of Sir James Douglas of Dalkeith and Agnes Dunbar, before October 1439.2, as his 2nd wife. 
  • She married, secondly, George Crichton, 1st and last Earl of Caithness, son of Stephen Crichton and unknown daughter Cairns.2 

She died after 5 June 1464.3

Child of Janet Borthwick and James Douglas, 1st Baron Dalkeith

  1. Sir William Douglas, 1st of Whittinghame,   b. Abt 1440,   d. Bef Feb 1484. Married 1) Euphemia 2) Margaret Fleming

Child of Janet Borthwick and George Crichton, 1st and last Earl of Caithness

  1. Janet Crichton+3. Married John Maxwell, Master of Maxwell


  1. [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 1, page 642. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  2. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 438.
  3. [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 II, page 477. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.




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Gorebridge, Midlothian, Scotland
Age 24
Linlithgow, West Lothian, , Scotland
Age 28
June 5, 1464
Age 51
Scotland, United Kingdom