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Margaret Maxwell, Countess of Lennox

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Terregles, Kircudbrightshire, Scotland
Death: 1593 (49-50)
Prestongrange, Midlothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Maxwell, 5th Lord Maxwell and Janet Douglas of Drumlanrig
Wife of Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus and Sir William Baillie of Lamington
Mother of James Douglas, Master of Angus and Margaret Baillie
Sister of John Maxwell, Lord Herries of Terregles and Robert Maxwell, 5th / 6th Lord Maxwell

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About Margaret Maxwell, Countess of Lennox

  • 'Margaret Maxwell1
  • 'F, #109572, d. 31 January 1593/94
  • Last Edited=6 Apr 2008
  • Consanguinity Index=0.0%
  • ' Margaret Maxwell married, firstly, Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus, son of George Douglas, Master of Angus and Elizabeth Drummond, on 9 April 1543.1 She married, secondly, Sir William Baillie of Lamington before September 1560.1 She died on 31 January 1593/94.2 Her will was probated on 15 May 1594 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.3
  • ' She was the daughter of Robert Maxwell, 4th Lord Maxwell and Janet Douglas.1 As a result of her marriage, Margaret Maxwell was styled as Countess of Angus on 9 April 1543. From 9 April 1543, her married name became Douglas. From before September 1560, her married name became Baillie.1
  • 'Child of Margaret Maxwell and Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus
    • 1.James Douglas, Master of Angus1 b. bt 1544 - 1547, d. Feb 1547/48
  • Citations
  • 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 I, page 158. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2.[S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 27. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  • 3.[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 157.
  • http://www.thepeerage.com/p10958.htm#i109572
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INFO FOR ROBERT MAXWELL

  • 'Robert Maxwell, 4th Lord Maxwell1
  • 'M, #109573, b. circa 1493, d. 9 July 1546
  • Last Edited=4 Sep 2008
  • Consanguinity Index=0.0%
  • ' Robert Maxwell, 4th Lord Maxwell was born circa 1493.2 He married, firstly, Janet Douglas, daughter of Sir William Douglas, 6th of Drumlanrig and Elizabeth Gordon, after 4 July 1509.3 He married, secondly, Agnes Stewart, daughter of James Stewart, 1st Earl of Buchan and Margaret Murray, between 1520 and 15 November 1525.4 He died on 9 July 1546.4
  • ' He was the son of John Maxwell, 3rd Lord Maxwell and Agnes Stewart. He gained the title of 4th Lord Maxwell.1
  • 'Children of Robert Maxwell, 4th Lord Maxwell and Janet Douglas
    • 1.Margaret Maxwell+1 d. 31 Jan 1593/94
    • 2.Robert Maxwell, 5th Lord Maxwell+5 b. c 1510, d. 14 Sep 1552
    • 3.Sir John Maxwell+ b. 1512, d. 20 Jan 1582/83
  • Citations
  • 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 I, page 158. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2.[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VIII, page 592.
  • 3.[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VIII, page 593.
  • 4.[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 238.
  • 5.[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VIII, page 594.
  • http://www.thepeerage.com/p10958.htm#i109573
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  • 'Maxwell history and genealogy, including the allied families of Alexander, Allen, Bachiler, Batterton, Beveridge, Blaine, Brewster, Brown, Callender, Campbell, Carey, Clark, Cowan, Fox, Dinwiddie, Dunn, Eylar, Garretson, Gentry, Guthrie, Houston, Howard, Howe, Hughes, Hussey, Irvine, Johnson, Kimes, McCullough, Moore, Pemberton, Rosenmüller, Smith, Stapp, Teter, Tilford, Uzzell, Vawter, Ver Planck, Walker, Wiley, Wilson ([c1916])
  • http://www.archive.org/details/maxwellhistoryge00hous
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/maxwellhistoryge00hous#page/10/mode/1up
  • XII-1. John, third Lord Maxwell, Steward of Annandale. Had charter of the Baronies of 2Caerlaverock, 1Maxwell and 3Mearns, February 14, 1477-8. M. Janet Crichton, daughter of George, Earl of Caithness, in 1454. Killed at the battle of Kirtle, July 22, 1484. Had :
    • XIII- 1. John, fourth Lord Maxwell. M. Agnes, daughter of Sir Alexander Stewart, of Garlies. Killed at Flodden, September 9, 1513. Had:
      • XIV-2. Herbert, ancestor of the Maxwells of Clowden.
      • XIV-3. John, Dean of Dundrennan.
      • XIV-4. Edward, a prisoner at Solway in 1542.
      • XIV-5-6-7-8. Mary, Agnes, Elizabeth and Katherine.
      • ' XIV-1. Robert, fifth Lord Maxwell. Guardian of the West Marshes, 1517 and 1540. In 1540 he got from James V. a charter of Novodamus of the Barony of Maxwell. D. July 9. 1546. M. first Janet Douglas, of Drumlanrig, issue, and second, Agnes, daughter of James, Earl of Buchan, no issue. He had
        • XV- 1. Robert, sixth Lord Maxwell, served heir of his father, August 1, 1550. (See below, XV-2.) Commissioner to treat with England, May 8, 1551. M. Beatrix, daughter of James, Earl of Morton, circa, July, 1530. D. September 14, 1552. His eldest son, Robert, died in his fourth year, in 1552-3. He had: . . . .
        • http://www.archive.org/stream/maxwellhistoryge00hous#page/11/mode/1up
        • XV-2. Herries Line. Sir John Maxwell, of Terregles, Knight. M. 1547, Agnes Herries. daughter of William, Lord Herries. Became Lord Herries in 1566. D. January 20, 1582. Had . . . .
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Margaret Maxwell, Countess of Lennox's Timeline

1543
April 9, 1543
Terregles, Kircudbrightshire, Scotland
1544
1544
Scotland, United Kingdom
1593
1593
Age 49
Prestongrange, Midlothian, Scotland
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