James Douglas, 9th Earl of Douglas, 3rd Earl of Avondale KG (1426–1491) was a Scottish nobleman, last of the 'Black' earls of Douglas . Contents 1 Early life 2 Rebellion and exile in England 3 Capture and death 4 References 4.1 Sources Early life
James Douglas, 9th earl of Douglas, (born 1426—died July 14, 1488, Lindores Abbey, Fife, Scot.), last of the first line of the earls of Douglas, caught in the internal wars of Scotland and the intrigues with the English. He at first attempted to avenge the murder of his brother, the 8th earl; but, deserted by his allies, he was obliged to submit to ...
23/04/2020 · James Douglas, 9th Earl of Douglas, 3rd Earl of Avondale KG (1426–1488) was a Scottish nobleman, last of the 'Black' earls of Douglas. He was a twin, the older by a few minutes, the younger was Archibald Douglas, Earl of Moray. He succeeded to the earldom on the murder of his brother William Douglas, 8th Earl of Douglas by King James II and his ...
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11/06/2018 · Douglas, James Douglas, 9th earl of [S] (d. 1491). Second son of James ‘the Gross’, 7th earl of Douglas. With two companions, James took part in a tournament against three Burgundian champions before James II at Stirling in 1449, and lost. The remainder of his life was one long rearguard action.
James, 9th Earl of Douglas. The son of James the Gross, 7th Earl of Douglas, by his wife Lady Beatrice Sinclair, daughter to Henry II Sinclair, Earl of Orkney; Douglas was a twin, the older by a few minutes, the younger being Archibald Douglas, Earl of Moray. In February 1449, a tournament took place before King James at Stirling.
When James Douglas 9th Earl of Douglas and 3rd Earl of Avondale was born in 1426, his father, Sir James Douglas 1st Lord Dalkeith, was 55 and his mother, Lady Beatrix "Beatrice" Sinclair, Countess of Annandale and Douglas, was 18. He died on 22 May 1491, at the age of 65. Photos and Memories (0) Do you know James?
Douglas, James, 9th earl of Douglas, 1426–88, Scottish nobleman, last earl of Douglas. Following the murder of his brother William, the 8th earl, by James II, he led a rebellion against the king in 1452 but was defeated. He soon entered into a conspiracy with the English, and in 1455 he was again defeated by James.