- Born: Abt 1245, , , Scotland
- Died: Bef 1297
Ancestral File Number: H129-CW. User ID: 37822969.
Robert the Bruce King of Scots, Ronald McNair Scott, Carroll & Graf Publishers Inc, New York, 1982.
p38: "The gesture of Sir William was typical of the man. Crusader, warrior, egoist, he had gone his own way throughout his life with very little regard for anyone else. He had flouted the guardians of the interregnum and insulted the authority of King Edward by abducting and forcibly marrying Eleanor de Ferrers, an English widow, while she was staying with relatives in Scotland.
"Nevertheless, in that heraldic age, the adherence of this great nobleman immediately conferred on Wallace's band of outlaws the cachet of respectability. Sir William Douglas' kinship to the family of Moray and the fact that his first wife was the sister of James Stewart, Wallace's feudal lord, linked the two areas of insurrection. Behind his move it is reasonable to discern the fine hand of Robert Wishart, Bishop of Glasgow..."
Ancestral File Ver 4.13 H129-CW.
Elizabeth married Sir William DOUGLAS, son of Andrew DOUGLAS. (Sir William DOUGLAS was born about 1240-1250 in Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland and died about 1300 in , , Scotland.)