John Douglas of Broughton
Hon. John Douglas of Broughton (died 1832) was the second son of William Douglas, 1st Earl of March.
He was Member of Parliament for Peebleshire between 1822 and 1832.
Following the death of his brother William, 2nd Earl of March, in 1831, John Douglas was appointed guardian to his seven year-old nephew, William, 3rd Earl of March, who was later to become 4th Duke of Queensberry. However, John Douglas of Broughton died, unmarried, the following year.
He had, in 1819, purchased the estate of Broughton, but he was so deeply in debt that, following his death 1832, it had to be sold to pay his creditors.
- "Old Q" By John Robert Robinson
- A History of Peeblesshire by J. W. Buchan and Rev. H. Paton
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