|James Douglas 4th Earl of Morton 
James Douglas 4th Earl of Morton  24
- Marriage: Elizabeth Douglas 
- Died: 2 Jun 1581, Grassmarket, Edinburgh
- Buried: Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh
Cause of his death was beheaded for high treason.
The Complete Peerage v.IX,p.287 & pp.289-291.
Noted events in his life were:
• Acceded, 1550.
James married Elizabeth Douglas  [MRIN: 551611496], daughter of James of Morton Douglas 3rd Earl of Morton  and Catherine Stuart .