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Douglas, Sir James [called the Black Douglas] (d. 1330), soldier

A. A. M. Duncan

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/7889

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Douglas, Sir James [called the Black Douglas] (d. 1330), soldier, was the son of Sir William Douglas [see under Douglas family] and of Elizabeth, daughter of Alexander, the steward of Scotland; she had died by 1289. William Douglas's arrest (1297) and imprisonment and death (1298) allowed ...

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