Sir James Douglas of Hermiston and of Lothian

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Sir James Douglas of Hermiston and of Lothian

Also Known As: "Sir James de Loudonia"
Birthplace: Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Death: before April 20, 1323
Lothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of William Douglas of Hermiston and wife of Sir William Douglas
Husband of Joan unknown
Father of Sir William Douglas of Liddesdale; Sir John Douglas of Lothian; Lady Jane Douglas, Countess of Lochor; Elizabeth Douglas, of Laudonia; Joanna Douglas, Lady Yester and 1 other

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Sir James Douglas of Hermiston and of Lothian

Sir James Douglas of Lothian was the son of William Douglas of Hermiston.2 He married Joan (?).2 Sir James received the lands of Kincavil and Calderelece from King Robert I in 1315. He was the father of five children prior to his death circa 1323.



Sir William Douglas, Lord of Liddesdale (circa. 1300-k.1353) was also known as the Knight of Liddesdale and the Flower of Chivalry. He was a Scottish nobleman and soldier active during the Second War of Scottish Independence.

Douglas' father, James Douglas of Lothian, a minor landowner in the Lothians was a second cousin of the Good Sir James Douglas, a hero of the First War of Scottish Independence.


Father: William (of Hermiston) Douglas living in 1277

Marriage 1 Joan


  • William (Sir) (Lordship of Dalkeith) Douglas m 1) Margaret de Graham 2) Elizabeth Maxwell
  • John (Sir) Douglas m Agnes
  • James Douglas d 1355, killed in action
  • Elizabeth Douglas m Thomas Somerville
  • Johanna Douglas m Hugh Gifford of Yester


  • Name James Douglas [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]
  • Born 1300 Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
  • Gender Male
  • Also Known As James Douglas of Lothian
  • Died Bef 20 Apr 1323 Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location [3]
  • Father William Douglas, b. 1243, Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland d. 1300, Hermiston, Midlothian, Scotland (Age 57 years)


Married Joan Stewart, b. 1286, Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland d. 1337 (Age 51 years)


  • 1. William Douglas, b. 1300, England d. Aug 1353, Murdered by William 1st Earl of Douglas/Scotland (Age 53 years)
  • 2. James Douglas, b. 1304, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland d. Aug 1335, Durham, Durham, England (Age 31 years)
  • 3. Joanna Douglas, b. 1314, Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland d. 15 Feb 1398, Scotland (Age 84 years)
  • 4. Jane Douglas, b. 1317, Midlothian, Scotland
  • 5. John Douglas, b. 1320, Hermiston, Midlothian, Scotland d. 25 Jan 1350, Assasinated by David Barclay/Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland

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The Scots Peerage; founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland; containing an historical and genealogical account of the nobility of that kingdom. Edited by Sir James Balfour Paul, Lord Lyon King of Arms. Volume VI (David Douglas, Edinburgh, 1909), 601 pp. For Douglas Earl of Morton see pp. 337-87

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Sir James Douglas of Hermiston and of Lothian's Timeline

Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Liddesdale, Roxburghshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
Douglas Castle, Lanackshire, Scotland
Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland
Loudunhill, Ayrshire, Scotland
April 20, 1323
Age 37
Lothian, Scotland
Douglas, South Lanarkshire, Scotland