Person:Margaretha Douglas (1)

Margaretha Douglas
m. 6 Aug 1514
  1. Margaretha Douglas1515 - 1578
m. 29 Jun 1544
  1. Henry Stuart1545 - 1545
  2. Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley1545 - 1567
  3. Charles Stuart, 5th Earl of LennoxAbt 1556 - 1576
Facts and Events
Name Margaretha Douglas
Alt Name Lady Margaret Douglas
Gender Female
Birth[1] 18 Oct 1515 Harbottle, Northumberland, England
Marriage 29 Jun 1544 Westminster, Middlesex, EnglandSt James's Palace
to Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox
Death[1] 9 Mar 1578 Hackney, Middlesex, England
Burial[1] 3 Apr 1578 Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England
Reference Number? Q433161?

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Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (8 October 1515 – 7 March 1578), was the daughter of the Scottish queen dowager Margaret Tudor and her second husband Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus. In her youth she was high in the favour of her uncle, Henry VIII of England, but twice incurred the King's anger, first for her unauthorised engagement to Lord Thomas Howard, who died in the Tower of London in 1537 because of his misalliance with her, and again in 1540 for an affair with Thomas Howard's nephew Sir Charles Howard, the brother of Henry's wife Catherine Howard. On 6 July 1544, she married Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox, one of Scotland's leading noblemen. Her son Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, married Mary, Queen of Scots, and was the father of James VI and I.

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