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DOUGLAS, James 4th of Dalkeith, 1st Earl of Morton
(About 1425-1493)
STEWART, Joan or Joanna 'muta domina'
(About 1428-After 1486)
CRICHTON, Patrick of Cranston-Riddell, Sir
(About 1460-)
DOUGLAS, John 2nd Earl of Morton, Sir
(About 1461-1515)
(About 1476-)
DOUGLAS, James 3rd Earl of Morton
(About 1493-Before 1550)


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1. STEWART, Catherine

DOUGLAS, James 3rd Earl of Morton 1 2

  • Born: About 1493
  • Marriage (1): STEWART, Catherine before 10 December 1507 1
  • Died: Before 4 November 1550 1

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  General Notes:

"JAMES, third Earl of Morton, is first named on record on 10 July 1505, when, as Master of Morton, he is appointed a procurator on behalf of King James IV. In 1508 and 1509 he was acting as bailie of the abbacy of Dunfermline. He was still Master of Morton on 19 July 1511, but he is styled Earl of Morton in an account rendered to Exchequer between July 1514 and September 1515, containing a reference to his wife's dowry ..."

from Scots Peerage 1

James married Catherine STEWART, daughter of James IV STEWART King of Scots and Margaret or Marion BOYD, before 10 December 1507.1 (Catherine STEWART was born about 1494 and died after 22 April 1543 1.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Catherine Stewart, a daughter of Margaret Boyd, was married to James Douglas, third Earl of Morton."

from Scots Peerage (vol 1)

"The third Earl married, before 10 December 1507, Katherine Stewart, a natural daughter of King James IV. by Margaret Boyd, Bonshaw. He had with her a sum of at least 200."

from Scots Peerage (vol 6) 1 2


1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 6 (1909).

2 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 1 (1904).

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