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  • Name: David DOUGLAS , 7th Earl of Angus 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: 23rd\7th Earl of /Angus/, David Douglas
  • Birth: ABT 1515 in Pittendriech, Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland 1 2
  • Death: JUN 1557 in Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland 1 2
  • Note:
    David Douglas, 7th Earl of Angus; born c1515; married (contract 8 May 1552) Margaret (married 3rd Sir Patrick Whitelaw of the Ilk), daughter of Sir John Hamilton of Clydesdale (illegitimate son of 1st Earl of Arran) and widow of James Johnstone, Younger, of Johnstone, and died June 1557. [Burke's Peerage]

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    EARLDOM of ANGUS (XXIII, 7) Jan 1557 to June 1557

    David Douglas, Earl of Angus, nephew and heir male [of Archibald XXII Earl of Angus, d. Jan 1556/7], being son and heir of Sir George Douglas, of Pittendriech, by Elizabeth, daughter and heir of David Douglas, of Piitendriech aforesaid, which George was next brother of the last Earl. He, who was b. about 1515, succeeded his father Aug 1552, but is said to have been inactive and sickly.

    He m. (contract date 8 May 1552, at Linlithgow) Margaret, widow of James Johnstone, Younger [not Laird] of Johnstone, daughter of Sir John Hamilton, of Samuelston (illegitimate son of James, 1st Earl of Arran, by Janet, 1st daughter and coheir of Alexander, 3rd Lord Home. He d. June 1557, at Cockburnspath. His widow m. Sir Patrick Whitlaw of that ilk, who d. before 1571. [Complete Peerage I:158, XIV:27]

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    David, 7th Earl of Angus

    After the death of Archibald, 6th Earl of Angus the Earldom fell to his nephew, David, and the Douglases of Pittendreich. David, born circa 1515, was the elder brother of James, 4th Earl of Morton, who became Regent of Scotland during the reign of Mary, Queen of Scots. David married Margaret, daughter of John Hamilton of Samuelson. He died in 1557. [douglashistory.com]


    Father: George DOUGLAS , Laird of Pittendriech, Sir b: ABT 1493 in Tantallon Castle, North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland
    Mother: Elizabeth DOUGLAS , Heiress of Piitendriech b: ABT 1500 in Pittendriech, Elgin, Morayshire, Scotland

    Marriage 1 Margaret HAMILTON b: ABT 1539 in Broomhill, Clydesdale, Larnarkshire, Scotland
    • Married: 8 MAY 1552 in Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland (2nd husband) 1 2
    Children
    1. Has Children Margaret DOUGLAS b: ABT 1554 in Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland

    Sources:
    1. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 1282
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: I:158