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Douglas, Sir William, lord of Liddesdalelocked

(c. 1310–1353)
  • A. A. M. Duncan

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Douglas, Sir William, lord of Liddesdale (c. 1310–1353), soldier and magnate, was the eldest son of Sir James Douglas of Lothian, who was a young valet in 1306, and his wife, Joan. He had possession of his heritage in April 1323, when his father was dead, but seems not yet to have been of age; he was knighted between 1323 and 1330. In 1330 he was a warden of the marches, probably in succession to ...

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