Person:Archibald Douglas (60)

Archibald "the Grim" Douglas, 3rd Earl of Douglas
b.abt 1328 Scotland
Facts and Events
Name Archibald "the Grim" Douglas, 3rd Earl of Douglas
Gender Male
Alt Birth? 1325 Hermiston, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Birth[1] abt 1328 Scotland
Marriage 23 Jul 1362 Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotlandto Joan Moray
Death[1] 1400 Threave Castle, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Burial? Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland


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Archibald Douglas, Earl of Douglas and Wigtown, Lord of Galloway, Douglas and Bothwell, called Archibald the Grim or Black Archibald, was a late medieval Scottish nobleman. Archibald was the bastard son of Sir James "the Black" Douglas, Robert I's trusted lieutenant, and an unknown mother. A first cousin of William 1st Earl of Douglas, he inherited the earldom of Douglas and its entailed estates as the third earl following the death without legitimate issue of James 2nd Earl of Douglas at the Battle of Otterburn.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Archibald the Grim, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   Archibald Douglas, 3rd Earl of Douglas, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.