James, 2nd Lord of Dalkeith

Second son of Sir James, 1st Lord of Dalkeith, James succeeded his father circa 1441 due to the death of his elder brother, William, in 1425. James was married to Elizabeth Gifford, daughter of James Gifford of Sherifhall. James reportedly became insane and was committed on May 22, 1441. He resigned his lands on September 8, 1456 in favour of his son, and died circa 1457.

  • Death: 1457

Father: James (Sir) (1st Lord Dalkeith) Douglas b: ABT. 1356
Mother: Elizabeth (Princess) Stewart

Marriage 1 Elizabeth Gifford
  1. Has Children James (1st Earl of Morton) Douglas
  2. Janet, born about 1427.