People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

James Douglas, lord of Douglas (d.1330)

Biography
Known as 'the Good', Douglas took the heart of Robert I into battle against the Saracens in Spain, where he died on 25 August 1330. The heart was returned to Scotland. Michael Penman, David II, 41-2.
Floruits
1231 × 1329
Related Place
Douglas

Total number of associated factoids: 470

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Date Short Summary Role Witnesses Source
unavailable Concession of freedom from prises, captions, and carriages, and judicial franchise in barony of Buittle (KCB) Beneficiary 1/53/308 (RRS, v, no. 267)
unavailable Grant of [half] Westerker and Staplegordon (DMF) free from prises, captions, carriages, etc. Beneficiary 1/53/227 (RRS, v, no. 200)
16 Mar. 1309 Correspondence with King Philip IV concerning Holy Land and other matters Addressor 3/0/0 (APS, i, 459)
circa 1314 X Aug. 1320 Gift of barony of Staplegordon (DMF) Beneficiary Bernard, abbot of Arbroath, chancellor; Gilbert Hay (II), lord of Errol, constable (son of Nicholas) (d.1333); Robert Keith, marischal (d.1343); Robert of Lauder, justiciar of Lothian; Walter Stewart (III) (d.1327); William Soulis (d.1320/21) 1/53/185 (RRS, v, no. 392)
circa 1314 X Aug. 1320 Concession of barony of Staplegordon in free forest Beneficiary 1/53/185 (RRS, v, no. 392)
21 Nov. 1316 Command to enquire into services due by freeholders of Maxpoffle, Heavyside, Camieston, and Elliston (ROX) Addressee 1/53/117 (RRS, v, no. 108)
15 Apr. 1318 Gift of Polmoody in Moffatdale (DMF) Beneficiary Bernard, abbot of Arbroath, chancellor; Fergus, marischal, knight; Gilbert Hay (II), lord of Errol, constable (son of Nicholas) (d.1333); John Wishart (IV) of the Mearns; Robert Keith, marischal (d.1343); Thomas Randolph (d.1332), earl of Moray 1/53/153 (RRS, v, no. 143)
1 Apr. 1320 Gift of Douglas and Carmichael (LAN) with advowson of churches Beneficiary Andrew Murray, pantler of Scotland (d.1338); David Graham (V) (son of Patrick), knight; Duncan (IV), earl of Fife (d.1353); Nicholas Hay (III), son of Gilbert Hay (II); Robert of Irvine; William of Lamberton, bishop of St Andrews (d.1328) 1/53/180 (RMS, i, no. 77; App. 1, no. 35)
6 May 1320 Gift of barony of Staplegordon (ROX) Beneficiary Bernard, abbot of Arbroath, chancellor; Gilbert Hay (II), lord of Errol, constable (son of Nicholas) (d.1333); Robert Keith, marischal (d.1343); Walter Stewart (III) (d.1327); William Soulis (d.1320/21) 1/53/183 (RRS, v, no. 166)
6 May 1320 Concession of barony of Staplegordon in free forest Beneficiary 1/53/183 (RRS, v, no. 166)
6 May 1320 Gift of market town of Jedburgh with the castle, town of Bonjedward, and forest of Jedworth (ROX) Beneficiary Bernard, abbot of Arbroath, chancellor; Duncan (IV), earl of Fife (d.1353); Gilbert Hay (II), lord of Errol, constable (son of Nicholas) (d.1333); Malise (IV), earl of Strathearn (d.1328×30); Patrick (V), earl of Dunbar/March (d.1369); Robert Keith, marischal (d.1343); Thomas Randolph (d.1332), earl of Moray; Walter Stewart (III) (d.1327); William Soulis (d.1320/21) 1/53/184 (RRS, v, no. 167)
20 Apr. 1321 Gift of half of barony of Westerker (DMF) Beneficiary Bernard, abbot of Arbroath, chancellor; John of Menteith, knight; Robert Keith, marischal (d.1343); Robert of Lauder, justiciar of Lothian; Walter Stewart (III) (d.1327) 1/53/209 (RRS, v, no. 184)
before 8 Nov. 1324 Acknowldgement of debt of 4,400 marks for ransom of three French knights Creditor 1/53/293 A (RMS, i, App. 1, no. 38)
before 8 Nov. 1324 Gift of indictments of thefts and their administration in barony of Douglas, Selkirk forest, etc. Beneficiary 1/53/293 A (RMS, i, App. 1, no. 38)
18 Nov. 1324 Command to make charter under great seal for James, lord of Douglas named person (transaction) 1/53/293 (RMS, i, App. 1, no. 38)
24 Feb. 1325 Gift of Buittle (KCB) in barony Beneficiary Bernard, abbot of Arbroath, chancellor; David Lindsay of Crawford, knight (d. x1357); Duncan (IV), earl of Fife (d.1353); Gilbert, bishop of Sodor (d. 1326x28); Malise (IV), earl of Strathearn (d.1328×30); Patrick (V), earl of Dunbar/March (d.1369); Robert Bruce, son of King Robert I (illeg.); Walter Stewart (III) (d.1327); William of Lamberton, bishop of St Andrews (d.1328); William Sinclair, bishop of Dunkeld (d.1337) 1/53/308 (RRS, v, no. 267)
26 Mar. 1325 Appointment of superaufitor of receipts and expenses and to enforce payment of royal profits of justice in Roxburghshire Appointee 1/53/310 (RRS, v, no. 269)
17 Mar. 1328 Promise to pay £20,000 to Edward III Surety/mainpernor Adam Murray, master, bishop of Brechin, chancellor (d. 1349/50); Geoffrey le Scrope; Gilbert of Buckingham, master; Gilbert of Yarwell, master; Henry de Percy, knight, son of Henry de Percy; Henry, bishop of Lincoln; James de Padiobonici, Florentine clerk, notary public; John of Farendon, clerk, notary ; John of Stanhowe, notary public; John of Wynbothesham, clerk, notary; Master John of Fenton, doctor of law; Robert Oliver, doctor of law; William Bell, jurist; William de la Zouche of Ashby; William of Collingham, clerk, notary; William, bishop of Norwich 1/53/393 (RRS, v, no. 345)
13 Nov. 1357 Renewal of lands of uncle James, lord of Douglas, and father Archibald Douglas Sicut Clause Patrick (V), earl of Dunbar/March (d.1369); Patrick of Leuchars, bishop of Brechin (d. 1383); Robert Erskine, chamberlain; Robert [Stewart] II, king of Scots (d. 1390); William Landellis, bishop of St Andrews (d. 1385); William of Livingston, knight; William Rae, bishop of Glasgow (d. 1367) 1/54/162 (RRS, vi, no. 153)


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Date Short Summary Source
1308 X 16 Jul. 1309 lord of Douglas 1/53/5 (RRS, v, no. 384)
Aug. 1308 X 16 Jul. 1309 lord of Douglas 1/53/8 (RRS, v, no. 385)
16 Mar. 1309 baron 3/0/0 (APS, i, 459)
16 Mar. 1309 lord of Douglas 3/0/0 (APS, i, 459)
26 Apr. 1309 lord of Douglas 1/53/10 (RRS, v, no. 7)
circa 1314 X Aug. 1320 knight 1/53/185 (RRS, v, no. 392)
circa 1314 X Aug. 1320 lord of Douglas 1/53/185 (RRS, v, no. 392)
12 Nov. 1314 knight 1/53/48 (RRS, v, no. 42)
14 Nov. 1314 knight 1/53/49 (RRS, v, no. 43)
10 Dec. 1314 knight 1/53/51 (RRS, v, no. 45)
3 Mar. 1315 lord of Douglas 1/53/58 (RRS, v, no. 51)
3 Mar. 1315 knight 1/53/58 (RRS, v, no. 51)
18 Mar. 1315 lord of Douglas 1/53/62 (RRS, v, no. 55)
2 Apr. 1315 lord of Douglas 1/53/64 (RRS, v, no. 57)
2 Apr. 1315 knight 1/53/64 (RRS, v, no. 57)
2 Apr. 1315 knight 1/53/64 (RRS, v, no. 57)
26 Apr. 1315 X 31 Dec. 1315 lord of Douglas 1/53/66 (RRS, v, no. 391)
26 Apr. 1315 X 31 Dec. 1315 knight 1/53/66 (RRS, v, no. 391)
28 Apr. 1315 knight 1/53/69 (RRS, v, no. 61)
28 Apr. 1315 knight 1/53/67 (RRS, v, no. 59)
28 Apr. 1315 lord of Douglas 1/53/67 (RRS, v, no. 59)
28 Apr. 1315 lord of Douglas 1/53/68 (RRS, v, no. 60)
28 Apr. 1315 knight 1/53/68 (RRS, v, no. 60)
28 Apr. 1315 lord of Douglas 1/53/69 (RRS, v, no. 61)
1 May 1315 lord of Douglas 1/53/72 (RRS, v, no. 64)
1 May 1315 lord of Douglas 1/53/73 (RRS, v, no. 65)
3 May 1315 knight 1/53/75 (RRS, v, no. 67)
4 May 1315 lord of Douglas 1/53/76 (RRS, v, no. 68)
4 May 1315 knight 1/53/76 (RRS, v, no. 68)
1 Nov. 1315 knight 1/53/84 (RRS, v, no. 76)
1316 X Aug. 1320 no description 1/53/155 (RRS, v, no. 409)
1316 X Aug. 1320 lord of Douglas 1/53/155 (RRS, v, no. 409)
4 Mar. 1316 knight 1/53/89 (RRS, v, no. 80)
8 Mar. 1316 lord of Douglas 1/53/92 (RRS, v, no. 83)
8 Mar. 1316 knight 1/53/92 (RRS, v, no. 83)
8 Mar. 1316 lord of Douglas 1/53/93 (RRS, v, no. 84)
8 Mar. 1316 knight 1/53/93 (RRS, v, no. 84)
8 Mar. 1316 lord of Douglas 1/53/94 (RRS, v, no. 85)
8 Mar. 1316 knight 1/53/94 (RRS, v, no. 85)
10 Mar. 1316 knight 1/53/95 (RRS, v, no. 86)
10 Mar. 1316 lord of Douglas 1/53/96 (RRS, v, no. 87)
10 Mar. 1316 knight 1/53/96 (RRS, v, no. 87)
10 Mar. 1316 lord of Douglas 1/53/97 (RRS, v, no. 88)
10 Mar. 1316 knight 1/53/97 (RRS, v, no. 88)
8 Jun. 1316 lord of Douglas 1/53/103 (RRS, v, no. 94)
8 Jun. 1316 knight 1/53/103 (RRS, v, no. 94)
18 Jul. 1316 lord of Douglas 1/53/109 (RRS, v, no. 100)
18 Jul. 1316 knight 1/53/109 (RRS, v, no. 100)
4 Oct. 1316 lord of Douglas 1/53/111 (RRS, v, no. 102)
21 Nov. 1316 lord of Douglas 1/53/117 (RRS, v, no. 108)


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Date Short Summary Source
unavailable Inspection of charter of Malcolm IV to Scone Abbey 1/53/333 (RRS, v, no. 291)
1308 X 16 July 1309 Renunciation of rancour against Gilbert of Carrick 1/53/5 (RRS, v, no. 384)
August 1308 X 16 July 1309 Renewal of land in Eskdale given by Nicholas of Graham, plus stipluation about executions (DMF) 1/53/8 (RRS, v, no. 385)
25 March 1309 X 24 March 1310 Gift of fishing in river Findhorn (ABD) 1/53/9 (RRS, v, no. 388)
26 April 1309 Command to render to representatives of Robert Wishart, bishop of Glasgow, his property 1/53/10 (RRS, v, no. 7)
12 November 1314 Gift of office of constable of Scotland 1/53/48 (RRS, v, no. 42)
14 November 1314 Gift of church of Kinross (KNR) with chapel of Orwell (KNR) 1/53/49 (RRS, v, no. 43)
10 December 1314 Renewal of lands and possessions of Torphichen Hospital 1/53/51 (RRS, v, no. 45)
3 March 1315 Gift of Machan (LAN) 1/53/58 (RRS, v, no. 51)
18 March 1315 Concession of three-mile sanctuary around church of Luss (DNB) 1/53/62 (RRS, v, no. 55)
2 April 1315 Gift of Kingscavil (WLO) and Calder-Clere (MLO) in free barony 1/53/64 (RRS, v, no. 57)
26 April 1315 X 31 December 1315 Gift of baronies of Bathgate (WLO) and Ratho (WLO), lands around Linlithgow (WLO) and Ednam (ROX) 1/53/66 (RRS, v, no. 391)
26 April 1315 X 31 December 1315 Gift of baronies of Bathgate (WLO) and Ratho (WLO), lands around Linlithgow (WLO) and Ednam (ROX) 1/53/66 (RRS, v, no. 391)
28 April 1315 Gift of 20 marks from king's rent of Cadzow (LAN) 1/53/69 (RRS, v, no. 61)
28 April 1315 Gift of lands in tenement of Dreghorn (AYR) 1/53/67 (RRS, v, no. 59)
28 April 1315 Gift of half of the barony of Manor (PEB) 1/53/68 (RRS, v, no. 60)
1 May 1315 Gift of Lessudden (ROX) 1/53/72 (RRS, v, no. 64)
1 May 1315 Gift of Lessudden (ROX) with services of freeholders of Maxpoffle, Elliston, other properies in ROX 1/53/73 (RRS, v, no. 65)
3 May 1315 Gift of lands in Kilmarnock (AYR) 1/53/75 (RRS, v, no. 67)
4 May 1315 Gift of ten marks from Calder Clere and Kingscavil 1/53/76 (RRS, v, no. 68)
1 November 1315 Gift of Strachan, Eslie, Balbridie, 'Achincrosh' (KCD) 1/53/84 (RRS, v, no. 76)
1316 X August 1320 Gift of Cunningham (AYR) in free barony 1/53/155 (RRS, v, no. 409)
4 March 1316 Gift of ten acres of arable in territory of Tillicoultry (CLA) 1/53/89 (RRS, v, no. 80)
8 March 1316 Gift of 18 oxgangs, brewhouse and cottar holdings in West Linton (PEB) 1/53/92 (RRS, v, no. 83)
8 March 1316 Gift of Cowden (MLO) 1/53/93 (RRS, v, no. 84)
8 March 1316 Gift of ten marks from mills of Carluke (LAN) for candles 1/53/94 (RRS, v, no. 85)
10 March 1316 Gift of Philiphaugh and 'le Schelgrene' (SLK) 1/53/97 (RRS, v, no. 88)
10 March 1316 Gift of burgh of Cromarty (ROS) with annual renders due by sheriff 1/53/95 (RRS, v, no. 86)
10 March 1316 Gift of Philiphaugh and 'le Schelgrene' (SLK) 1/53/96 (RRS, v, no. 87)
8 June 1316 Gift of half of the land of Gilbert Lindsay knight in Skirling (PEB) 1/53/103 (RRS, v, no. 94)
18 July 1316 Confirmation of advowson of Ochiltree (AYR) 1/53/109 (RRS, v, no. 100)
4 October 1316 Gift of barony of Ethiebeaton (ANG) 1/53/111 (RRS, v, no. 102)
9 March 1317 Concession of firm peace and protection 1/53/121 (RRS, v, no. 112)
1 June 1317 Gift of land and loch of Skene (ABD) 1/53/122 (RRS, v, no. 113)
24 July 1317 Gift of Lessudden (ROX) with services of freeholders of Maxpoffle, Elliston, other properties in ROX 1/53/129 (RRS, v, no. 120)
16 September 1317 Gift of lands of Adam of Hoddam in Kirkborthwick (ROX) 1/53/132 (RRS, v, no. 123)
1318 X 1320 Gift of toft in Kinross (KNR) 1/53/154 (RRS, v, no. 408)
4 January 1318 Grant of Loudoun and Stevenston (AYR) in free barony 1/53/137 (RRS, v, no. 128)
12 April 1318 Gift of the patronage of church of Killin (PER) 1/53/144 (RRS, v, no. 135)
20 May 1318 Gift of Rahane (DNB) and Antermony (STL) in Lennox 1/53/145 (RRS, v, no. 136)
5 June 1318 Gift of land in tenement of upper Lamberton (BWK) 1/53/146 (RRS, v, no. 137)
6 December 1318 Gift of the ancient privileges of the burgh of Haddington (ELO) 1/53/152 (RRS, v, no. 142)
18 December 1318 X 9 April 1327 Inspection of charter of David I for Holyrood abbey 1/53/156 (RRS, v, no. 410)
26 March 1319 Gift of Barns (ELO) and east mill of Haddington (ELO) 1/53/163 (RRS, v, no. 149)
26 March 1319 *Gift of Barns (ELO) and east mill of Haddington (ELO) 1/53/162 (RRS, v, no. 148)
1 May 1319 Gift of Balzeordie and Pitmudie (ANG) and custody of forest of Kilgarie (ANG) in exchange for lands in burgh of Berwick 1/53/164 (RRS, v, no. 150)
24 May 1319 Gift of two pennylands in Barburgh (DMF) 1/53/166 (RRS, v, no. 152)
20 October 1319 Confirmation of lands in burghs 1/53/169 (RRS, v, no. 154)
8 December 1319 Renewal of annual fair of Aberdeen (on new dates) 1/53/173 (RRS, v, no. 157)
10 December 1319 Gift of barony of Symington (LAN) 1/53/175 (RRS, v, no. 159)