Sentence Examples

  • He belonged to a noble family of Scotch descent, tracing its origin to Walter Stutt, who in 1420 accompanied the earls of Buchan and Douglas to the court of France, and whose family afterwards rose to be counts of Tracy.
  • GAVIN DOUGLAS (1 474 ?
  • After July 1516 Douglas appears to have been in possession of his see, and to have patched up a diplomatic peace with Albany.
  • In 1522 Douglas was stricken by the plague which raged in London, and died at the house of his friend Lord Dacre.
  • Douglas was buried in the church of the Savoy, where a monumental brass (removed from its proper site after the fire in 1864) still records his death and interment.