The History of Leith

September 30, 2010

James Douglas, 1st Earl of Morton (died 1493)

James Douglas, 1st Earl of Morton (died 1493) was created Earl of Morton in 1458. He was a descendant of Agnes Dunbar, 4th Countess of Moray (known as “Black Agnes of Dunbar”). He married Princess Joan Stewart (1429 – c. 1488), daughter of James I, King of Scots. His wife was buried in Dalkeith Church, Dalkeith. They were the parents of four children; Janet, Elizabeth, James and John Douglas, 2nd Earl of Morton. for more click here

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