Biography of Archibald Douglas 6th Earl Angus

Timeline

Around 1489 Archibald Douglas 6th Earl Angus was born to George Douglas and Elizabeth Drummond.

In 1509 Archibald Douglas 6th Earl Angus and Margaret Hepburn Countess Angus were married.

On Oct 1513 Archibald Douglas 6th Earl Angus succeeded 6th Earl Angus. Margaret Hepburn Countess Angus by marriage Earl Angus.

On 06 Aug 1514 Archibald Douglas 6th Earl Angus and Margaret Tudor Queen Scotland were married at Kinoul. Margaret Tudor Queen Scotland by marriage Earl Angus.

On 08 Oct 1515 Margaret Douglas Countess Lennox was born to Archibald Douglas 6th Earl Angus and Margaret Tudor Queen Scotland at Harbottle Castle.

Around 1543 Archibald Douglas 6th Earl Angus and Margaret Maxwell Countess Angus were married. Margaret Maxwell Countess Angus by marriage Earl Angus.

Battle of Ancrum Moor

On 27 Feb 1545 a Scottish army defeated an English army at the Battle of Ancrum Moor at Jedburgh. The Scots Archibald Douglas 6th Earl Angus and James Hamilton 1st Duke Châtellerault fought. Brian Leyton were killed. Of the English, Ralph Eure was killed.

Battle of Pinkie Cleugh

On 10 Sep 1547 an English army commanded by Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset defeated a Scottish army commanded by James Hamilton 1st Duke Châtellerault and Archibald Douglas 6th Earl Angus at the Battle of Pinkie Cleugh at Musselburgh. The English army included John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland, Francis Talbot 5th Earl Shrewsbury, 5th Earl Waterford and Thomas Wentworth 2nd Baron Wentworth. John Thynne and Edmund Brydges 2nd Baron Chandos were knighted. William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley accompanied Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset.
The Scottish army included John Gordon 11th Earl Sutherland who commanded the Rearguard and Gilbert Kennedy 3rd Earl Cassilis. John Stewart, Robert Douglas, Malcolm Fleming 3rd Lord Fleming, John Livingston, Thomas Hamilton of Priestfield and Hugh Montgomerie were killed. John Hay 4th Lord Hay was captured but soon released.

On 22 Jan 1557 Archibald Douglas 6th Earl Angus died at Tantallon Castle.

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 21 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 11 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 17 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 12 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 10 Grand Son of John "Lackland" I King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 4 Grand Son of Robert III King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 22 Grand Son of Louis "Pious" King Aquitaine, I King Franks

Kings France: Great x 14 Grand Son of Henry I King France

Ancestry

Father: George Douglas Great x 9 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

GrandFather: Archibald "Bell the Cat" Douglas 5th Earl Angus Great x 8 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great GrandFather: George Douglas 4th Earl Angus Great x 7 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Douglas 2nd Earl Angus Great x 6 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: George Douglas 1st Earl Angus

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mary Stewart Countess Angus Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Hay Countess Angus

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Hay

Great GrandMother: Isabella Sibbald Countess Angus

GrandMother: Elizabeth Boyd Countess Angus

Great GrandFather: Robert 1st Lord Boyd

Mother: Elizabeth Drummond