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Archibald I, Lord of Douglas, and Margaret Crawford

HUSBAND:
Archibald I, Lord of Douglas
Born (before 1198-S1)(in 1213-S2); son of William of Douglas and Margaret of Moray.

Archibald of Douglas is thought to have married Margaret, daughter of Sir John Crawford of Crawfordjohn. (S1).

The earliest attestation of his existence is in a charter of confirmation dated prior to 1198. This charter of Jocelin, Bishop of Glasgow, granted the rights of a toft in Glasgow to Melrose Abbey. Archibald's name appears between that of Alan, High Steward of Scotland and Robert de Montgomery. Also before 1198, Archibald appears in another document, again before 1198, in which he resigns the lands of Hailes held by him of the Abbey of Dunfermline, to Robert of Restalrig. Between 1214 and 1226, Archibald acquired the use of the lands of Hermiston and Livingston, with Maol Choluim I, Earl of Fife as his feudal superior. (S1,S2).

Archibald of Douglas must have been knighted before 1226 as he appears in another charter of Melrose Abbey as 'Dominus de Douglas' witnessing William Purves of Mospennoc granting the Monks of Melrose rights to pass through his lands. Another witness is Andrew, Archibald's knight which highlights his influential position. Archibald de Douglas appears as a signatory to several royal charters following 1226, and he appears to have spent a considerable time in Moray as episcopal charters of his brother Bricius de Douglas show. He was in the retinue of the King Alexander II, at Selkirk, in 1238 when the title Earl of Lennox was regranted to Maol Domhnaich of Lennox. (S1).

Archibald de Douglas appears as a signatory to several royal charters following 1226, and he appears to have spent a considerable time in Moray as episcopal charters of his brother Bricius de Douglas show. He was in the retinue of the King Alexander II, at Selkirk, in 1238 when the title Earl of Lennox was regranted to Maol Domhnaich of Lennox. Douglas disappears from historical record after 1239 and it is presumed that he died about this time. (S2).

Douglas disappears from historical record after 1239 and it is presumed that he died about this time. (S1).

Archibald of Douglas died (about 1238-S1)(in 1240-S2).

Some sources have him as having fought at the Battle of Largs against the Norse in 1263, which would make his date of death wrong. (S2).

WIFE:
Margaret de Crawford.
b: ABT. 1195 in Crawford, Ayrshire, Scotland.

CHILDREN of Archibald I, Lord of Douglas and Margaret Crawford:
  1. William of Douglas. (c.1220c.1274). He married Constance Battail of Fawdon.
  2. (Sir) Andrew Douglas of Hermiston. Progenitor of the Lords of Dalkeith & Earls of Morton and Lords of Mains. Living in 1259.


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HOW ARE WE RELATED:
Archibald I, Lord of Douglas, and Margaret Crawford
William (Longleg) Douglas and Constance Battail of Fawdon
William the Hardy, Lord of Douglas, and Eleanor de Lovaine
Archibald Douglas and Beatrice de Lindsay
William Douglas, 1st Earl of Douglas, and Margaret Stewart
George Douglas, 1st Earl of Angus, and Lady Mary Stewart
William Douglas, 2nd Earl of Angus, and Margaret Hay of Yester
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Helen Douglas                        George Douglas


through daughter Helen:  
Helen Douglas (Elene) and William Graham 
William Graham and Annabel Drummond
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William Graham                 Helen Catherine Graham 

through son William:
William Graham and Lady Janet Keith
Robert Graham and Margaret Fleming
John Graham, 3rd Earl of Montrose, and Jean Drummond
John Graham and Margaret Ruthven
John Colquhoun and Katherine Graham
 William Colquhoun (changed to Cahoon) (1635-1675) md Deliverance Peck
Joseph Cahoon (1665-c 1710)  md  Elizabeth Scranton
Ebenezer Cahoon (1706-?) md  Mary Reynolds (step sister of Reynolds Cahoon)
William Cahoone (1733-1813)  md  Elizabeth Vaughan	
William Cahoon  (1765-1828) md  Mary Smith
Mary Cahoon (1810-?) md   David Elliott	
Peter Mack Elliott (1833-1885)  md   Charlotte Alvord
Harriett Louisa Elliott  (1860-1902) md   James Newberry Morris  
Eli Ray Morris (1892-1980) md Tina Matilda Kunzler	
LeGrand Elliott Morris (1916-2005) md Dorothea Berta Ernestine Kersten
Rodney Allen Morris and Deborah Lee Handy

through daughter Helen Catherine:
Helen Catherine Graham and Humphrey Colquhoun, Younger of Luss
John Colquhoun and Agnes Boyd
(Sir) Alexander Colquhoun and Margaret Helen Buchanan
(Sir) John Colquhoun and Katherine Graham
 William Colquhoun (changed to Cahoon) (1635-1675) md Deliverance Peck
Joseph Cahoon (1665-c 1710)  md  Elizabeth Scranton
Ebenezer Cahoon (1706-?) md  Mary Reynolds (step sister of Reynolds Cahoon)
William Cahoone (1733-1813)  md  Elizabeth Vaughan	
William Cahoon  (1765-1828) md  Mary Smith
Mary Cahoon (1810-?) md   David Elliott	
Peter Mack Elliott (1833-1885)  md   Charlotte Alvord
Harriett Louisa Elliott  (1860-1902) md   James Newberry Morris  
Eli Ray Morris (1892-1980) md Tina Matilda Kunzler	
LeGrand Elliott Morris (1916-2005) md Dorothea Berta Ernestine Kersten
Rodney Allen Morris and Deborah Lee Handy	


through son George:
George Douglas, 4th Earl of Angus, and Isabella Sibbald
Archibald Douglas and Elizabeth Boyd
George Douglas and Elizabeth Drummond
Elizabeth Douglas and John, Third Lord Hay
Elizabeth Hay and George Seaton III 
Marion Seaton and John Graham
Margaret (Mary) Graham and George Buchanan
Margaret Helen Buchanan and (Sir) Alexander Colquhoun
(Sir) John Colquhoun and Katherine Graham
 William Colquhoun (changed to Cahoon) (1635-1675) md Deliverance Peck
Joseph Cahoon (1665-c 1710)  md  Elizabeth Scranton
Ebenezer Cahoon (1706-?) md  Mary Reynolds (step sister of Reynolds Cahoon)
William Cahoone (1733-1813)  md  Elizabeth Vaughan	
William Cahoon  (1765-1828) md  Mary Smith
Mary Cahoon (1810-?) md   David Elliott	
Peter Mack Elliott (1833-1885)  md   Charlotte Alvord
Harriett Louisa Elliott  (1860-1902) md   James Newberry Morris  
Eli Ray Morris (1892-1980) md Tina Matilda Kunzler	
LeGrand Elliott Morris (1916-2005) md Dorothea Berta Ernestine Kersten
Rodney Allen Morris and Deborah Lee Handy