James Hepburn, 1st Duke of Orkney and 4th Earl of Bothwell (c. 1534 – 14 April 1578), better known simply as Lord Bothwell, was a prominent Scottish nobleman. He was known for his marriage to Mary, Queen of Scots, as her third and final husband.
On 17 October the lordship of Bothwell was erected into an Earldom in his favour, and he was created the 1st Earl of Bothwell. On 6 March 1492, he had a charter of the lands and lordship of Liddesdale , with Hermitage Castle , and more, upon the resignation of the same by Archibald Douglas, 5th Earl of Angus , the latter getting the lordship of Bothwell [but not the Earldom] which Patrick in ...
20/01/1993 · Her parents were the Dutch baroness Ella Van Heemstra and Joseph Victor Anthony Ruston, who later adopted the more aristocratic surname Hepburn-Ruston, believing himself to be descended from James Hepburn, 4th earl of Bothwell. Although born in Belgium, Audrey had British citizenship through her father and attended school in England as a child.
Stammliste der schottischen Adelsfamilie Stewart.. Die Hauptlinie der Familie stellte ab Robert II. von 1370 bis 1587 die schottischen Könige.Nachdem mit dem Tod Jakobs V. 1542 die Nachkommenlinie Roberts II. im Mannesstamm erlosch, fiel die schottische Krone an dessen Tochter Maria Stuart und bei deren Tod, 1587, an deren Sohn aus ihrer zweiten Ehe mit Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, Jakob VI ...
Ein weiterer Sohn Archibalds I. war Andrew Douglas of Hermiston († 1277), Stammvater der Lairds of Dalkeith und Earls of Morton sowie der Douglas of Mains.. Die Lairds of Douglas teilten sich später in zwei Linien auf, in eine „Schwarze“ unter der Führung der Earls of Douglas und in eine „Rote“, die von den Earls of Angus angeführt wurde.
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The Casket Letters—which directly implicated Mary, Queen of Scots, in a plot with James Hepburn, 4th earl of Bothwell, to murder Mary's husband, Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley—were said to have been discovered this day in 1567. Test your knowledge of kings and queens