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James Douglas and Robert Bruce

James Douglas

Birth1286
 
Occup1298-1330Lord of DouglasLord
Military1314Scotland / Knight
Knighted banneret by Robert the Brus on Bannockburn battlefield
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History23 JUN 1314Battle of Bannockburn
Knight, Scotland
Represented Scotland, knighted on field of Battle
European Battles
Death25 AUG 1330
 
Grave
 
Aged: 44.6 years
Sir James Douglas died carrying the heart of Robert Bruce into a battle with the Moors. He was killed in an attempt to save Sir William St. Clair. Both men were trying to fulfill Robert Bruce's desire to be taken into battle with the Saracen in the Holy Land.
ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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Elizabeth 

abt 1305  Scotland, Ayrshire, Loudunhill Thomas de Somerville, John Somerville 
2+

William 

abt 130519 JUL 1333  Scotland, Lanarkshire, Douglas Castle Margaret Dunbar 
3+

Joana 

1314  Scotland, Lanarkshire, Douglas Castle Hugh Gifford 
4+

Archibald of 

13281400  Scotland, Roxburgshire, Hermiston Joanna Murray 
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  1. Wikipedia
  2. Findagrave Sir James "Good Sir James/Black Douglas" Douglas
  3. Website:Jim Weber;
  4. Website:2nd Long Hawkins Tree;
    Source from: Tom Burks
  5. Website:Ralph Roberts; db ID: ralphroberts;
  1. Website:Jim Weber;
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