People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

William Douglas, lord of Douglas (d.1298)

Biography
son of William (d.x1274); married Elizabeth, daughter of Alexander Stewart and sister of James Stewart, with whom he had a son, James 'the Black Douglas'. From his second wife, Eleanor, widow of William de Ferrers, he had a son Archibald from whom descended the 'Red Douglases'. [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/49418/7922]
Floruits
1290 × 1360
Related Place
Douglas
Matrix
Sir William Douglas 1297
Grantor Beneficiary relationships
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Total number of associated factoids: 61

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
unavailable Agreements made between William Douglas and Henry Percy Party 1 5/0/0 (Stevenson, Docs., ii, no. 454)
unavailable Command that lands of William Douglas be taken into king’s hand named person (transaction) 1/27/0 (Douglas, iv, no. 3)
unavailable Request to have charters Addressor 3/717/1 (Kel. Lib., no. 201)
unavailable Restoration of common way within valley of Douglas Party 2 1/51/10 (Douglas, iii, no. 10)
unavailable Submission into king's peace Performer (submission, fealty, homage, oath) 4/0/0 (Stevenson, Docs., ii, no. 447)
circa 1289 X 9 Nov. 1298 Gift of lands in barony of Buittle in Galloway (DMF) Grantor Andrew Douglas; Bernard Fraser (late13C); Fergus mac Dubgaill (MacDowall); Gilbert, son of Donald, knight; John Burnard; Richard Smally, grieve of Glasgow ; Robert Baird; Robert Lauder, elder; Roger of Auldton; Thomas, son of Richard; William Abernethy (II), knight (d. 1346); William of Govan; William of Keith; William Stewart of Jedburgh 3/717/2 (Mort. Reg., ii, no. 13)
14 Jan. 1289 Receipt of charters Recipient 3/717/1 (Kel. Lib., no. 201)
Tuesday 14 Mar. 1290 Confirmation of the Treaty of Salisbury Grantor 1/50/32 (Stevenson, Docs., i, no. 92)
Friday 17 Mar. 1290 Request that King Edward certify to the Guardians that a papal dispensation has been granted for marriage between Prince Edward and Lady Margaret Addressor 1/50/33 (Foedera, i, II, 730)
28 Jun. 1291 Command that William Douglas be commanded to hand over Hugh of Abernethy from his prison named person (transaction) Edward I, king of England (d.1307) 5/1/16 (Douglas, iv, no. 1)
3 Jul. 1291 Command to see that William Douglas is summoned to appear before King Edward named person (transaction) Edward I, king of England (d.1307) 1/27/0 (Douglas, iv, no. 2)
30 Aug. 1291 Instruction that lands of William Douglas be restored named person (transaction) Edward I, king of England (d.1307) 1/27/0 (Douglas, iv, no. 3)
27 Apr. 1296 ERA undefined (transaction) 5/1/0 (Stevenson, Docs., ii, no. 358; CDS, ii, no. 736)
10 Jun. 1296 William of Douglas promises to serve and support the king of England Addressor 6/2/9 (IP, 65)
10 Jun. 1296 William of Douglas promises to serve and support the king of England Performer (submission, fealty, homage, oath) 6/2/9 (IP, 65)
10 Jun. 1296 William of Douglas promises to serve and support the king of England Sealer 6/2/9 (IP, 65)
10 Jun. 1296 William of Douglas renounces alliances with the king of the French and performs fealty to the king of England Performer (submission, fealty, homage, oath) Antony Bek (d.1311), bishop of Durham 6/2/8 (IP, 64-5)
26 Aug. 1296 ERA undefined (transaction) 5/1/0 (CDS, ii, no. 807)
28 Aug. 1296 Henry de Mandeville and many others do homage and perform fealty to Edward I, king of England Addressor 6/2/212 (IP, 124-7)
28 Aug. 1296 Henry de Mandeville and many others do homage and perform fealty to Edward I, king of England Performer (submission, fealty, homage, oath) 6/2/212 (IP, 124-7)
28 Aug. 1296 Henry de Mandeville and many others do homage and perform fealty to Edward I, king of England Sealer 6/2/212 (IP, 124-7)
3 Sept. 1296 X 14 Sept. 1296 Command to restore lands to William Douglas Beneficiary 1/27/0 (CDS, ii, no. 853a)
7 Jul. 1297 Truce made at Irvine named person (transaction) 4/0/0 (Stevenson, Docs., ii, no. 447)
9 Jul. 1297 Submission of Robert Bruce, James Stewart, Alexander Lindsay, John Stewart and William Douglas to king's peace Performer (submission, fealty, homage, oath) 0/0/0 (Palgrave, Docs., no. 109)
24 Jul. 1297 Correspondence to Edward I named person (transaction) 5/0/0 (Stevenson, Docs., ii, no. 454)
24 Jul. 1297 ERA Prisoner 5/3/0 (Stevenson, Docs., ii, 205n)
1 Aug. 1297 Correspondence between John de Warenne and Edward I named person (transaction) 3/24/4 (Stevenson, Docs., ii, no. 462)
12 Oct. 1297 ERA (Prisoners) Prisoner Edward II, king of England (d.1327) 5/1/0 (Stevenson, Docs., ii, no. 475)


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Date Short Summary Role Source
Tuesday 14 Mar. 1290 Lord (dominus) of various men of Scotland (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 1/50/32 (Stevenson, Docs., i, no. 92)
Tuesday 14 Mar. 1290 Lady (domina) of various men of the realm (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 1/50/32 (Stevenson, Docs., i, no. 92)
Friday 17 Mar. 1290 Lady (domina) of various named men of Scotland (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 1/50/33 (Foedera, i, II, 730)
28 Jun. 1291 Fidelis (sworn man) of Edward I, king of England (d.1307) (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 5/1/16 (Douglas, iv, no. 1)
10 Jun. 1296 Sworn man (Ragman Roll) of Edward I, king of England (d.1307) (Fealty (Ragman Roll)) subject (relationship) 6/2/8 (IP, 64-5)
10 Jun. 1296 Lord (dominus) of William of Douglas, knight (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 6/2/9 (IP, 65)
10 Jun. 1296 Sworn man (Ragman Roll) of Edward I, king of England (d.1307) (Fealty (Ragman Roll)) subject (relationship) 6/2/9 (IP, 65)
10 Jun. 1296 Lord (dominus) of William of Douglas, knight (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 6/2/8 (IP, 64-5)
28 Aug. 1296 Lord (dominus) of Thomas of Somerville, knight (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 6/2/212 (IP, 124-7)
28 Aug. 1296 Sworn man (Ragman Roll) of Edward I, king of England (d.1307) (Fealty (Ragman Roll)) subject (relationship) 6/2/212 (IP, 124-7)
28 Aug. 1296 Liege Man (homo ligius) of Edward I, king of England (d.1307) (Tenurial & lordship relationship) subject (relationship) 6/2/212 (IP, 124-7)
9 Jul. 1297 Lord (dominus) of Robert Bruce and others (Tenurial & lordship relationship) object (relationship) 0/0/0 (Palgrave, Docs., no. 109)
1 Apr. 1320 Son of William Douglas [Familial relationship] subject (relationship) 1/53/180 (RMS, i, no. 77; App. 1, no. 35)
1 Apr. 1320 Heir of William Douglas [Tenurial & lordship relationship] object (relationship) 1/53/180 (RMS, i, no. 77; App. 1, no. 35)


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Date Short Summary Role Source
circa 1289 X 9 Nov. 1298 Lands in barony of Buittle (DMF) Holder (possession) 3/717/2 (Mort. Reg., ii, no. 13)
circa 1289 X 9 Nov. 1298 Mill in barony of Buittle (DMF) Holder (possession) 3/717/2 (Mort. Reg., ii, no. 13)
14 Jan. 1289 Charters of William Douglas, lord of Douglas Holder (possession) 3/717/1 (Kel. Lib., no. 201)
30 Aug. 1291 Lands of William Douglas Holder (possession) 1/27/0 (Douglas, iv, no. 3)
3 Sept. 1296 X 14 Sept. 1296 Land of William Douglas Holder (possession) 1/27/0 (CDS, ii, no. 853a)