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Douglas of Mains

Douglas of Mains arms
Note:  This coat of arms does not meet the description (right) The arms of Douglas of Mains were not registered with the Lord Lyon King of Arms until 1672, however it was known to have been used for many years before that date.

The Arms for the Cadet Branch of Mains are as follows;

Argent a Fesse Chequy Gules and of the first between three Mullets in Chief Azure and a man's Heart in base proper

Crest-An Oak Tree Proper

Motto Quae Serrata Secura

 


Nicholas Douglas, 1st Laird of Mains and of DounteraySeal of Nicholas Douglas of Mains
b. ABT 1350 of Mains, New Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, SCOTLAND
d. AFT 1392 Mains, New Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, SCOTLAND

Parents:

Father: John Douglas, 4th Lord of Herdmanston (Hermiston?)
Mother: Agnes  Munfode 

Marriage 1: Janet Galbraith, SEP 1373, from whom he obtained the land of Mains.


Children
  1. Has Children James, 2nd Laird of Mains)

James Douglas, 2nd Laird of Mains and of Dounteray
b. ABT 1374 of Mains, New Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, SCOTLAND
d. AFT 1420

Parents:

Father: Nicholas Douglas, 1st Laird of Mains 
Mother: Galbraith, Janet (Heiress of Mains)

Marriage 1: Unknown

Children:
1. James, 3rd Laird of Mains
James Douglas, 3rd Laird of Mains and of Dounteray
b. ABT 1409 Mains, New Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, SCOTLAND
d. 1490

Parents:
Father: James  Douglas, 2nd Laird of Mains 
Mother: Unknown

Marriage 1: Catherine Maxwell b. ABT 1409, Marriage: ABT 1435

Children:

1. William Douglas,  4th Laird of Mains
2. David Douglas
3. Patrick  Douglas
4. Humphrey Douglas

William Douglas, 4th Laird of Mains
b. ABT 1436 Mains, New Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, SCOTLAND
d. AFT 1491
Parents:

Father: James Douglas, 3rd Laird of Mains
Mother: Catherine Maxwell

Marriage 1: Elizabeth Houston, b. ABT 1440, Marriage: ABT 1466

Children:
1. John Douglas, 5th Laird of Mains
2. Robert Douglas
3. William Douglas

John Douglas, 5th Laird of Mains
b. ABT 1467 Mains, New Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, SCOTLAND
d. 1513 Battle of Flodden, Northumberland, ENGLAND

Parents:

Father: William Douglas, 4th Laird of Mains
Mother: Elizabeth Houston

Marriage 1: Margaret Kincaid, Marriage: ABT 1497

Children:
1. Alexander Douglas, 6th Laird of Main

Douglas, Alexander (6th Laird of Mains)
b. ABT 1498 Mains, New Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, SCOTLAND
Parents:

Father: John Douglas, 5th Laird of Mains 
Mother: Margaret Kincaid

Marriage 1: Margaret Stewart, dau of Matthew, 2nd Earl of Lennox, b. ABT 1497, Marriage: 1518

Children:
1.  Matthew Douglas, 7th Laird of Mains

Matthew Douglas, 7th Laird of Mains
b. ABT 1519 Mains, New Kilpatrick, Du
nbartonshire, SCOTLAND
d. AFT 1571

Parents:

Father: Alexander Douglas, 6th Laird of Mains 
Mother: Margaret Stewart

Marriage 1: Margaret Buchanan, b. ABT 1523, Marriage: ABT 1539

Children:
1. Malcolm Douglas, 8th Laird of Mains

Malcolm Douglas, 8th Laird of Mains
b. BET 1540 AND 1548 Mains, New Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, SCOTLAND
d. 9 FEB 1585 executed for treason at Edinburgh, Midlothian, SCOTLAND

Parents:

Father: Matthew Douglas, 7th Laird of Mains 
Mother: Margaret Buchanan

Marriage 1: Janet Cunningham, Marriage: 1562

Children:
1. Alexander  Douglas, 9th Laird of Mains
2. Robert Douglas,  1st Viscount Belhaven
3. Malcolm Douglas, ,b. BET 1565 AND 1585
4. William Douglas,  b. 1566
5. James Douglas,  b. 1568
6. George Douglas,  b. 1560
Alexander  Douglas, 9th Laird of Mains
b. ABT 1563 Mains, New Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, SCOTLAND
d. ABT 1618

Parents:

Father: Malcolm Douglas, 8th Laird of Mains
Mother: Janet Cunningham,  (Cuninghame) , Daughter of
 John Cuninghame, Laird of Drumquhasle, Master of the Household to James VI.

Marriage 1: Grizell Henderson, b. ABT 1570 of Fordell, Fife, SCOTLAND

Children:
1. Sir Robert Douglas of Blackerstone, Marr his cousin Susanna Douglas, and had issue
2. Sir Archibald Douglas, 10th Laird of Mains
3. Mary Douglas

Archibald Douglas, 10th Laird of Mains
(dspm)
Parents:

Father: Alexander  Douglas,9th Laird of Mains 
Mother: Grizell Henderson,

Marriage 1: Isabel Elphinstone, dau of Sir George Elphinstone


Douglas of Mains (Continued)

See also: Mains (the property)