James Douglas, 11th Earl of Morton



James, 2nd son of Sir James, 10th Earl of Morton, succeeded his father in 1686. 


He was a member of the Privy Council of Queen Anne, and was one of the commissioners for the Union. He successfully won the repeal of the Act of 1669, thereby recovering the islands of Orkney and Zetland. 


James was unmarried when he died December 7, 1715 and the titles passed to his younger brother.


Death: 7 DEC 1715

Father: James (10th Earl of Morton) Douglas
Mother: Anne Hay


See also The Earls of Morton

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