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  • ID: I5433
  • Name: William Douglas
  • Suffix: of Earlsmill
  • Sex: M
  • Residence: Earlsmill, Dyke, Moray
  • LVG: 1575
  • Occupation: Bailliff to the Earl of Moray 1
  • Note: 2

    Earlsmill is near Dyke, in Moray.
    ?Earlsmill is w of Forres, close to Darnaway and Brodie castles.?
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    Letters from William Dougals at Earlsmill in 1589 are quoted in ?The bonny Earl of Murray: the man, the murder, the ballad? by Edward D. Ives.
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    The Douglases were wadsetters of the sweet farm of Earlsmill on the bank above Brodie, which passed afterwards into the branch of Rose.
    (And then was the seat of the Russells, Chamberlains / Factors to the Earl of Moray.)
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    Or should it be Earlshill? (see Douglas Earl of Buchan).
  • _UID: 33C9DE9BE27C4585818DB06CAD203A4F1D3B
  • Change Date: 17 FEB 2011



    Father: David Douglas

    Marriage 1 Isabel Ross
    • Married: ABT 14 JUN 1575
    • Note: Marriage contract date
    Children
    1. Has Children Margaret Douglas b: in Earlsmill, Morayshire, Scotland

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: The Bonny Earl of Murray: the man, the murder, the ballad?
      Author: Edward D. Ives
      Date: 1997
      Page: p 19
    2. Type: Book
      Periodical: The Bonny Earl of Murray: the man, the murder, the ballad?
      Author: Edward D. Ives
      Date: 1997
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