Earl Bothwell

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Crichton Castle - History
... In 1440 he had been partly responsible for organising the "Black Dinner", where the young Earl of Douglas was murdered ... As a result, he obtained the Douglas property of Bothwell Castle in Lanarkshire for himself ... Crichton Castle, along with Bothwell Castle, was briefly granted to Sir John Ramsey, who forfeited it in 1488 ...
Francis Stewart, 5th Earl Of Bothwell - Marriage and Issue
... On 1 December 1577, Francis, Earl Bothwell married Margaret (d. 1640), daughter of David Douglas, 7th Earl of Angus, and widow of Sir Walter Scott, of Branxholme Buccleuch (d ... Initially, after a brief honeymoon, the new earl was not permitted to come within twenty miles of his new wife 'for reassone of his youngnes' ...

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