William Douglas may refer to:
Other articles related to "douglas, william douglas, william":
... Archibald Douglas, 5th Earl of Angus was renumerated for this loss by the lordship of Bothwell Castle, although the Hepburn Earls of Bothwell retained the territorial ...
... William Douglas became a soldier in the Royal Scots and fought in Germany and Spain and rose to the rank of captain ... Traditionally it is said that Douglas had a romance with Anna/Anne Laurie (16 December 1682, Barjarg Tower, in Keir, near Auldgirth, Scotland — 5 May 1764, Friars' Carse, Dumfries-shire, Scotland) ... It may also have been because of Douglas's aggressive temperament or more likely because of his Jacobite allegiances ...
... On 26 November 1554 she married Sir William Douglas, Laird of Lochleven ... Sir William was the son of Sir Robert Douglas and Margaret Erskine, a former mistress of King James V of Scotland ... Sir William's half-brother from his mother's liaison with the king was James Stewart, Earl of Moray, Regent of Scotland from 1567 until his assassination in January 1570 ...
... William Douglas, 1st Baron Drumlanrig at ThePeerage.com Barons of Drumlanrig, Hawick.comze ...
... Charles Douglas, 6th Marquess of Queensberry, KT (March 1777 – 3 December 1837) was a Scottish peer ... Douglas was the first son and heir of Sir William Douglas, Bt, and his wife, Grace, née Johnstone ... In 1810, he succeeded his fourth cousin once removed, William Douglas, 4th Duke of Queensberry, as Marquess of Queensberry ...
Famous quotes containing the words douglas and/or william:
Gied me her promise true;
Gied me her promise true,
Which neer forgot will be;
And for bonnie Annie Laurie
Id lay me doune and dee.”
—William Douglas (1672?1748)
“When Wellington thrashed Bonaparte,
As every child can tell,
The House of Peers, throughout the war,
Did nothing in particular,
And did it very well:”
—Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18361911)