Archibald Douglas, 5th Earl of Angus (c. 1449 – October 1513), was a Scottish nobleman, peer, politician, and magnate.Tradition has accorded him the nickname Archibald 'Bell-the-Cat' due to his association with the 1482 rebellion against James III of Scotland.
Douglas' mauled army met the as yet unbloodied English men at arms, and were routed. Many of Douglas' leading captains were captured, including his kinsman George Douglas, 1st Earl of Angus, Thomas Dunbar, 5th Earl of Moray and Murdoch of Fife. Douglas himself was captured having been wounded five times, including the loss of an eye.
w. of Robert Douglas of Lochleven (s. of Sir William Douglas, 5th Earl of Morton), of Archibald Douglas, 8th Earl of Angus, of David Lindsay, Cr. Lord Spynie 1592 (s. of David Lindsay, 10th Earl of Crawford) and d. of John Lyon, 8th Lord Glamis
09/04/2016 · Early in 1483, King James III appointed Campbell as Lord High Chancellor of Scotland and awarded him the lands of Pinkerton in the barony of Dunbar, probably for Campbell's loyalty to the King during the rebellion of Archibald Douglas, Earl of Angus, which had led to the murder of some of King's favorites, after the confrontation at Lauder in 1482.
22/01/2019 · Archibald, 5th Earl of Douglas, was arrested in 1431, followed by George, Earl of March, in 1434. The plight of the ransom hostages held in England was ignored and the repayment money was diverted into the construction of Linlithgow Palace and other grandiose schemes.