Biography of William Douglas 8th Earl Douglas, 2nd Earl Avondale

Timeline

In 1425 William Douglas 8th Earl Douglas, 2nd Earl Avondale was born to James "Gross" Douglas 7th Earl Douglas, 1st Earl Avondale and Beatrix Sinclair Countess Douglas, Countess Avondale.

On 24 Mar 1443 William Douglas 8th Earl Douglas, 2nd Earl Avondale succeeded 8th Earl Douglas, 2nd Earl Avondale. Margaret "Fair Lady of Galloway" Douglas Countess Atholl, Countess Douglas, Countess Avondale by marriage Earl Douglas, Earl Avondale.

On 22 Feb 1452 William Douglas 8th Earl Douglas, 2nd Earl Avondale was murdered by James II King Scotland at Edinburgh Castle for refusing to desist from conspiring with Tiger Earl 4th Earl Crawford.

William Douglas 8th Earl Douglas, 2nd Earl Avondale and Margaret "Fair Lady of Galloway" Douglas Countess Atholl, Countess Douglas, Countess Avondale were married.

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 16 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 8 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 14 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 9 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 7 Grand Son of John "Lackland" I King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 2 Grand Son of Robert II King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 18 Grand Son of Charles "Charlemagne aka Great" King Franks, King Lombardy, Holy Roman Emperor

Kings France: Great x 9 Grand Son of Henry I King France

Ancestry

Father: James "Gross" Douglas 7th Earl Douglas, 1st Earl Avondale

GrandFather: Archibald "Grim" Douglas 3rd Earl Douglas

Great GrandFather: James "Black" Douglas

Great x 2 GrandFather: William "Hardy" Douglas 2nd Lord Douglas

Great x 3 GrandFather: William "Longleg" Douglas

Great x 3 GrandMother: Constance Battail Battail

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Stewart Lady Douglas

Great x 3 GrandFather: Alexander Stewart 4th High Steward

GrandMother: Joanna Strathearn Countess Douglas

Great GrandFather: Maurice de Moravia Strathearn 1st Earl Strathearn

Mother: Beatrix Sinclair Countess Douglas, Countess Avondale Great x 6 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

GrandFather: Henry Sinclair 2nd Earl Orkney

GrandMother: Egidia "Fair Maid of Nithsdale" Douglas Countess Orkney Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great GrandFather: William "Nithsdale" Douglas

Great x 2 GrandFather: Archibald "Grim" Douglas 3rd Earl Douglas

Great x 3 GrandFather: James "Black" Douglas

Great GrandMother: Egidia Stewart Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert II King Scotland Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Walter Stewart 6th High Steward

Great x 3 GrandMother: Marjory Bruce Great x 2 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Euphemia Ross Queen Consort Scotland

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh Ross 4th Earl Ross

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Graham Countess Ross