James Douglas, 10th Earl of Morton1

M, #25951, d. 25 August 1686
Last Edited=2 Apr 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.96%
     James Douglas, 10th Earl of Morton was the son of William Douglas, 7th Earl of Morton and Lady Anne Keith.1 He married Anne Hay, daughter of Sir James Hay, 1st Bt. and Sidney Massey, on 10 February 1649.1 He died on 25 August 1686.1
     He was invested as a Knight in 1635.1 He succeeded to the title of 10th Earl of Morton [S., 1458] circa November 1661.1

Children of James Douglas, 10th Earl of Morton and Anne Hay

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2787. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Anne Hay1

F, #25952, d. 1700
Last Edited=7 Apr 2013
     Anne Hay was the daughter of Sir James Hay, 1st Bt. and Sidney Massey.1,2 She married James Douglas, 10th Earl of Morton, son of William Douglas, 7th Earl of Morton and Lady Anne Keith, on 10 February 1649.1 She died in 1700. She was buried on 17 February 1700.
      Her married name became Douglas. As a result of her marriage, Anne Hay was styled as Countess of Morton circa November 1661.

Children of Anne Hay and James Douglas, 10th Earl of Morton

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2787. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 412. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Sir James Hay, 1st Bt.

M, #25953, d. 1654
Last Edited=2 Apr 2013
     Sir James Hay, 1st Bt. married Sidney Massey.1 He died in 1654.
     He gained the title of 1st Baronet Hay, of Smithfield.

Child of Sir James Hay, 1st Bt. and Sidney Massey

Citations

  1. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 412. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2787. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

William Douglas, 9th Earl of Morton1

M, #25954, d. before 1 November 1681
Last Edited=2 Apr 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     William Douglas, 9th Earl of Morton was the son of Robert Douglas, 8th Earl of Morton and Elizabeth Villiers.1 He married, secondly, Marjory Foulis.2 He married, firstly, Lady Grizel Middleton, daughter of John Middleton, 1st Earl of Middleton and Grizel Durham, on 12 June 1662.1 He died before 1 November 1681, without surviving issue.1
     He succeeded to the title of 9th Earl of Morton [S., 1458] on 12 November 1649.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland] in 1660/61.1 In 1662 he obtained a fresh grant of the Orkney and Shetland Islands.1 On 27 December 1669 his grants of the Orkney and Shetland Islands were declared invalid.1 On 9 September 1672 he resigned any right he possessed to the Lordship of Dalkeith in favour of James, Duke of Buccleuch and Monmouth.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2787. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 120. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

James Douglas, 11th Earl of Morton1

M, #25955, b. before 1660, d. 7 December 1715
Last Edited=2 Apr 2013
     James Douglas, 11th Earl of Morton was born before 1660. He was the son of James Douglas, 10th Earl of Morton and Anne Hay.1 He died on 7 December 1715, unmarried.1
     He succeeded to the title of 11th Earl of Morton [S., 1458] on 25 August 1686.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland] in 1690.1 He was a Commissioner for the Union.1 He obtained the repeal of the Act of 1699 and recovered the Orkney and Shetland Islands.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2787. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Robert Douglas, 12th Earl of Morton1

M, #25956, b. before 1661, d. 22 January 1730
Last Edited=2 Apr 2013
     Robert Douglas, 12th Earl of Morton was born before 1661. He was the son of James Douglas, 10th Earl of Morton and Anne Hay.1 He died on 22 January 1730, unmarried.1
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Wick Burghs from 1709 to 1710.1 He succeeded to the title of 12th Earl of Morton [S., 1458] on 7 December 1715.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2788. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

George Douglas, 13th Earl of Morton1

M, #25957, b. 1662, d. 4 January 1738
Last Edited=2 Apr 2013
     George Douglas, 13th Earl of Morton was born in 1662.1 He was the son of James Douglas, 10th Earl of Morton and Anne Hay.1 He married, firstly, unknown daughter Muirhead, daughter of Alexander Muirhead.1 He married, secondly, Frances Adderly, daughter of William Adderly, before 1702.1 He died on 4 January 1738.1
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Kirkall [Scotland] between 1702 and 1707.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Linlithgow between 1708 and 1713.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Orkney and Shetland between 1713 and 1715.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Orkney and Shetland between 1722 and 1730.1 He was invested as a Representative Peer [Scotland] between 1730 and 1738.1 He succeeded to the title of 13th Earl of Morton [S., 1458] on 22 January 1730.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.1

Children of George Douglas, 13th Earl of Morton and Frances Adderly

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2788. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Frances Adderly1

F, #25958
Last Edited=7 Apr 2013
     Frances Adderly is the daughter of William Adderly.1 She married George Douglas, 13th Earl of Morton, son of James Douglas, 10th Earl of Morton and Anne Hay, before 1702.1
      From before 1702, her married name became Douglas.1 As a result of her marriage, Frances Adderly was styled as Countess of Morton on 22 January 1730.

Children of Frances Adderly and George Douglas, 13th Earl of Morton

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2788. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

William Adderly1

M, #25959
Last Edited=2 Apr 2013
     William Adderly lived at Halstow, Kent, England.1

Child of William Adderly

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2788. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Richard Pelson1

M, #25960
Last Edited=20 Dec 2003
     Richard Pelson lived at St. George's-in-the-Fields, London, England.1

Child of Richard Pelson and Lady Anne Villiers

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 88. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.