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April 14 Archibald August 15 Booker born April born August born December born February born in Bowdoin born in Bowdoinham born in Brunswick born in Durham born in Freeport born in Harpswell born in Litchfield born in Middleborough born in Monroe born in Plymouth born January born July born June born March born November born October born September Bowdoinham brother Charles child children born Cornelius,3 Elijah,2 County December 25 died April died August died October Douglass Earl of Angus Elijah,2 John,1 Eliza Elizabeth farmer and resides father father's homestead February 9 Freeport Gardiner George George,2 Hannah Henry James Jane January 14 Job,3 Elijah John,2 John Lady Lewiston Lisbon Falls Lord of DOUGLAS Lydia Manter March 24 Margaret marriage Mass native town North Yarmouth November 29 October 11 October 22 Ohio Phebe preceding and daughter removed ried Sarah settled sister unmarried VIII wife died William
Page 166 - A precious one from us has gone, A voice we loved is stilled; A place is vacant in our home, Which never can be filled.
Page 6 - Hush ye, hush ye, little pet ye, Hush ye, hush ye, do not fret ye, The Black Douglas shall not get ye.
Page 10 - II., who made him lieutenant-general of the realm ; but afterwards losing the royal favor, he seems to have entered into a confederacy against the King, by whom he was killed in Stirling Castle in 1452. Leaving no child, he was succeeded by his brother JAMES, who in 1454 made open war against King James II. as the murderer of his brother and kinsman (the sixth and eighth Earls of Douglas). The issue seemed doubtful for a time; but the Hamiltons and others being gained over to the King's side, Douglas...
Page 2 - Bene, of the Western Isles, having invaded the Scottish territory, and routed the royal army, a man of rank and figure came seasonably, with his friends and followers, to the king's assistance, who then renewed the conflict, and obtained a complete victory over the invader. The king, being desirous of seeing the person who accomplished for him so important a service, that individual was pointed out...
Page 1 - CAN PLEAD A HIGHER CLAIM THAN THE DOUGLAS; BUT IT IS THE LEAST PART OF THE GLORY OF THIS FAMILY THAT IT HAS BEEN HONORED WITH ALLIANCES BY MARRIAGE INTO THE FIRST RANK OF NOBILITY IN SCOTLAND, ENGLAND AND FRANCE. HAVING MATCHED ELEVEN TIMES WITH THE ROYAL HOUSE OF SCOTLAND, AND ONCE WITH THAT OF ENGLAND.
Page 31 - Estis did in like manner Declare as followeth : friends, I Desire you to be my witnesses, that I take this...
Page 211 - Defend the title of the same against the lawful claims of all persons whatsoever.
Page 31 - Did then and there to these Presents set their Hands, She according to the Custom of Marriage assuming the name of her Husband.
Page 10 - Thrieve, and other castles of the Douglases, were dismantled; and the earldom of Douglas came to an end by forfeiture, after an existence of 98 years, during which it had been held by no fewer than nine lords. The last earl lived many years in England, •where he had a pension from the crown, and was made a knight of the garter. In 1484, he leagued himself with the exiled duke of Albany to invade Scotland.