Sir William Douglas of Hawick

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Sir William Douglas, of Drumlanrig

Birthdate: (32)
Birthplace: Drumlanrig, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Lochinvar, Sutherland, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir James Douglas, 7th of Drumlanrig and Christian Montgomerie
Husband of Margaret Scollay; Margaret Gordon and Christian Douglas
Father of Christian Douglas; James Douglas, 8th Baron of Drumlanrig; Margaret Douglas; Helen Douglas; Jean Douglas and 2 others
Brother of Janet Douglas; Margaret Douglas; Christiana of Drumlanrig, of Drumlanrig and Helena Grierson
Half brother of Helena Grierson; Patrick Douglas, Baillie of Morton Castle; Janet Douglas; Margaret Douglas and Nicholace Douglas

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About Sir William Douglas of Hawick

Sir William Douglas of Hawick, died 1572, with Hume of Manderston and Hume of Huttonhall, was sent forward to break the array of the queen’s gunners, when she stood with her army on Carberry Hill. When the queen escaped from Lochleven, Sir William Douglas joined the regent Moray at Glasgow, and on the latter being advised to retire to Stirling, he declared, “If ye depart, I will go to the queen, as my Lord Boyd hath done.”

At the battle of Langside, he had the command of a party of horse on the regent’s side.   In his Will, William Douglas of Hawick bequeaths to Hector Douglas a 19 year tack of Ardoch.

Family

  • parents: James (Sir) (7th Baron of Drumlanrig) Douglas & Christian (of Eglington) Montgomerie

Married

  1. Margaret (of Lochinvar) Gordon

Children:

  1. James (8th Baron of Drumlanrig) Douglas
  2. Margaret Douglas
  3. Janet Douglas
  4. Christian (of Hawick) Douglas

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Sir William Douglas of Hawick's Timeline

1540
1540
Drumlanrig, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
1558
1558
Age 18
Drumlanrig, Dumfries-shire, , Scotland
1558
Age 18
Drumlanrig, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
1562
1562
Age 22
Lochleven, Kinross-shire, Scotland
1562
Age 22
Drumlanrig, Dumfries-shire, Scotland
1564
1564
Age 24
Drumlanrig, Dumfries-shire, , Scotland
1570
1570
Age 30
Drumlanrig, Dumfries-shire, , Scotland
1572
September 25, 1572
Age 32
Lochinvar, Sutherland, Scotland
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