john sholto douglas, 8th marquis

Archibald Douglas, 8th Marquess of Queensberry

Archibald William Douglas, 8th Marquis of Queensberry PC (18 April, 18186 August, 1858) was the son of John Douglas, 7th Marquis of Queensberry.

He married Caroline Margaret Clayton (1821-1904), daughter of Sir William Clayton MP, at Gretna Green, Scotland in 1840, and they had six children:

He died while hunting in 1858, officially from the explosion of his gun; the event was widely believed to be a suicide.

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