Janet Douglas

Janet Douglas

Birth
Kilmaurs, East Ayrshire, Scotland
Death 17 Jul 1537 (aged 37–38)
Midlothian, Scotland
Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown, Specifically: Burnt at Stake at Edinburgh Castle
Memorial ID 141364883 · View Source
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Janet Douglas, known as "Lady Glamis," died at the age of 38. Accused of Witchcraft, was burned at the Stake, at Castle Hill in Edinburgh, Scotland. Her 16 yr old son John was forced to watch her execution ordered by James V. Married twice, widowed once. First husband was to John Lyon, 7th Lord Glamis. Second Husband was to Archibald Campbell of Skippinch. Her parents were Elizabeth (Drummond) Douglas and George Douglas, Master of Angus. She had four sons-John Lyon Jr. (7th Lord of Glamis), George Lyon, Walter Campbell, and John Campbell, plus two daughters-Elizabeth Forbes and Margaret Lyon. Also four sisters-Alicia Home, Elizabeth Douglas of Angus, Alison Douglas of Angus, and Margaret Douglas of Angus, and three brothers-Archibald Douglas (6th Earl of Angus), George Douglas of Pittendreich, and William Douglas of Coldingham.


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  • Created by: Bonnie Fortney- Wichita, Kansas
  • Added: 15 Jan 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 141364883
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Janet Douglas (1499–17 Jul 1537), Find a Grave Memorial no. 141364883, ; Maintained by Bonnie Fortney- Wichita, Kansas (contributor 46786768) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown, who reports a Burnt at Stake at Edinburgh Castle.