James Douglas (died 1751)

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James Douglas (died 2 June 1751) was a British politician.

He succeeded Henry Vane, 1st Earl of Darlington as the Member of Parliament for St. Mawes from 1741 to 1747[1] and for Malmesbury from 1747 until his death in 1751.[2]

Douglas was a younger son of James Douglas, a merchant in London, of the family of Douglas of Friarshaw, and his wife (née Russell). He married Albinia, daughter of Major-General William Farrington and widow of Robert Bertie, 1st Duke of Ancaster; she died on 29 July 1745.[3]