Biography of Archibald "Grim" Douglas 3rd Earl Douglas

Timeline

Before 1330 Archibald "Grim" Douglas 3rd Earl Douglas was born to James "Black" Douglas.

Battle of Poitiers

On 19 Sep 1356 the army of Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince Wales defeated the French and Scottish army led by John "The Good" II King France at the Battle of Poitiers. John "The Good" II King France was captured.
The the English army included: James Audley, Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick, Bartholomew "The Younger" Burghesh 2nd Baron Burghesh, Reginald Cobham 1st Baron Cobham Sternborough, Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh, Ralph Ferrers, William Scrope, William Montagu 2nd Earl Salisbury, Walter Paveley 4th Baron Burghesh, Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk, William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk, John Vere 7th Earl Oxford, John Willoughby 3rd Baron Willoughby Eresby, Thomas Arderne, Enion Sais Brecon, John Chandos, Richard Pembridge, Jean Grailly and John Sully. Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon protected the baggage train. .
he French and Scottish army included: John "The Good" II King France, Philip "Bold" Valois-Burgundy II Duke Burgundy, Jean Bourbon I Count La Marche, Archibald "Grim" Douglas 3rd Earl Douglas, John "sans Terre" Artois 1st Count Eu; all captured.
Guichard Angle 1st Earl Huntingdon and William Douglas 1st Earl Douglas fought. Peter Bourbon Duke Bourbon was killed. .

In 1362 Archibald "Grim" Douglas 3rd Earl Douglas and Joanna Strathearn Countess Douglas were married.

In 1370 William "Nithsdale" Douglas was born to Archibald "Grim" Douglas 3rd Earl Douglas.

In 1371 James "Gross" Douglas 7th Earl Douglas, 1st Earl Avondale was born to Archibald "Grim" Douglas 3rd Earl Douglas and Joanna Strathearn Countess Douglas.

In 1372 Archibald Douglas 1st Duke Touraine was born to Archibald "Grim" Douglas 3rd Earl Douglas and Joanna Strathearn Countess Douglas.

In 1384 Archibald "Grim" Douglas 3rd Earl Douglas succeeded 3rd Earl Douglas. Joanna Strathearn Countess Douglas by marriage Earl Douglas.

Around Dec 1400 Archibald "Grim" Douglas 3rd Earl Douglas died at Threave Castle.

Helen Douglas was born to Archibald "Grim" Douglas 3rd Earl Douglas and Joanna Strathearn Countess Douglas.

Marjory Douglas Duchess Rothesay was born to Archibald "Grim" Douglas 3rd Earl Douglas and Joanna Strathearn Countess Douglas.

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 14 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Scotland: Great x 5 Grand Son of David I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 16 Grand Son of Charles "Charlemagne aka Great" King Franks, King Lombardy, Holy Roman Emperor

Kings France: Great x 7 Grand Son of Henry I King France

Ancestry

Father: James "Black" Douglas

GrandFather: William "Hardy" Douglas 2nd Lord Douglas

Great GrandFather: William "Longleg" Douglas

Great x 2 GrandFather: Archibald Douglas

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Douglas 1st Lord Douglas

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Kerdal

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Crawford

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Crawford

Great GrandMother: Constance Battail Battail

GrandMother: Elizabeth Stewart Lady Douglas

Great GrandFather: Alexander Stewart 4th High Steward

Great x 2 GrandFather: Walter Stewart 3rd High Steward

Great x 3 GrandFather: Alan Fitzwalter 2nd High Steward

Great x 2 GrandMother: Bethóc Angus

Great x 3 GrandFather: Gille Críst Angus 4th Earl Angus

Great x 3 GrandMother: Marjorie Dunkeld Countess Angus