Archibald Douglas, 5t Yerl o Angus

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Archibald Douglas
Yerl o Angus
Archibald 'Bell-the-Cat' by Wm Hole.JPG
Archibald 'Bell-the-Cat' depictit as a notable feegur in Scots history bi the Victorian airtist William Hole
Predecessor George Douglas, 4t Yerl o Angus
Successor Archibald Douglas, 6t Yerl o Angus
Born 1449
Dee'd October 1513
Whithorn
Buiried Whithorn Priory[1]
Faither George Douglas, 4t Yerl o Angus
Mither Isabella Sibbald

Archibald Douglas, 5t Yerl o Angus (c. 1449 – October 1513), wis a Scots nobleman, peer, politeecian, an magnate. He becam kent as "Bell the Cat". He becam the maist pouerfu nobleman in the realm throu a successfu rebellion an established his faimily as the maist important in the kinrick.

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  1. Angus's hert wis remuived an is buiried at St Bride's Kirk, Douglas. Fraser vol ii p106 & p608