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Hamilton, Duke of (S, 1643)

 

Creation: let. pat. 12 Apr 1643 with surrender and regrants 19 Mar 1649/50 and 15 Jun 1661

 

Family name: Hamilton later Douglas-Hamilton

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Graphic of the Arms of the Dukes of Hamilton by the late Don Smith

 

Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th grandquarters:  quarterly:  1st and 4th, Gules three Cinquefoils Ermine (Hamilton);  2nd and 3rd, Argent a Lymphad with the sails furled proper flagged Gules (Arran);  2nd and 3rd grandquarters:  Argent a Heart Gules imperially crowned Or on a Chief Azure three Mullets of the first (Douglas)

Crests:

1st, on a Ducal Coronet an Oak Tree rutted and penetrated transversely in the main stem by a Frame Saw proper the frame Or (Hamilton);  2nd, on a Chapeau Gules turned up Ermine a Salamander in flames proper (Douglas)

Supporters:

On either side an Antelope Argent armed unguled ducally gorged and chained Or

Mottoes:

Over 1st crest:  Through;  Over 2nd crest:  Jamais Arriere (Never Behind)

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James [Hamilton], 3rd Marquess of Hamilton later 1st Duke of Hamilton, KG PC

1st son and heir of James [Hamilton], 2nd Marquess of Hamilton, by his wife Lady Anne Cunningham, 4th dau. by his first wife of James [Cunningham], 7th Earl of Glencairn

born

19 Jun 1606

mar.

1620 Lady Mary Feilding, a Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Henrietta Maria (d. 10 May 1638), 1st dau. of William [Feilding], 1st Earl of Denbigh, by his wife Susan Villiers, dau. of Sir George Villiers, of Brokesby, co. Leicester

children

1. Lord Charles Hamilton, styled Earl of Arran (bur. 30 Apr 1640)

2. Lord James Hamilton (d. young)

3. Lord William Hamilton (d. young)

1. Lady Anne Hamilton, later Duchess of Hamilton

2. Lady Susannah Hamilton. mar. 20 Dec 1668 as his first wife John [Kennedy], 7th Earl of Cassillis, and had issue

dieds.p.m.s. 9 Mar 1648/9

created12 Apr 1643 Lord Aven and Innerdale, Earl of Arran and Cambridge, Marquess of Clydesdale and Duke of Hamilton in the Peerage of Scotland, with special remainder failing heirs male of his body to his brother William, and the heirs male of his body, with remainder to the eldest heir female of his own body, and the heirs of her body bearing the name and arms of Hamilton, with remainder to his own legitimate heirs whatsoever

suc. bybrother

notesuc. his father 2 Mar 1624/5 as 3rd Marquess of Hamilton; Master of the Horse 1928-44; Gentleman of the Bedchamber 1628; Knight of the Garter 1630; Privy Councillor 1632/3; commissioner to the Kirk of Scotland 1638; Chancellor of the University of Glasgow 1642-49; Hereditary Keeper of Holyrood House 1646; a supporter of King Charles against Parliament, he surrendered to Cromwell after the Battle of Preston; indicted for treason, tried and sentenced to death; beheaded a few weeks after King Charles

 

William [Hamilton], 1st Earl of Lanark later 2nd Duke of Hamilton, KG

born

14 Dec 1616

mar.

26 May 1638 Lady Elizabeth Maxwell (mar. (2) 10 Jun 1655 Thomas Dalmahoy MP, Gentleman of the Horse to her former husband;  bur. 2 Sep 1659), 1st dau. and cohrss. of James [Maxwell], 1st Earl of Dirletoun, by his wife Elizabeth de Boussoyne

children

1. Hon James Hamilton, Master of Lanark, styled Lord Polmont (bur. vp. 12 Mar 1647/8)

1. Lady Anne Hamilton, mar. 5 Jul 1664 Robert [Carnegie], 3rd Earl of Southesk

2. Lady Elizabeth Hamilton, mar. (1) 30 Sep 1662 Hon James Cunningham, styled Lord Kilmaurs (dsp. and vp. 30 May 1664), 1st son and heir ap. of William [Cunningham], 9th Earl of Glencairn, and (2) Sir David Cunningham of Robertland

3. Lady Mary Hamilton, mar. (1) 28 Aug 1663 Alexander [Livingston], 2nd Earl of Callendar, (2) 28 Jun 1690 Sir James Livingston of Westquarter, and (3) Oct 1703 as his second wife James [Ogilvy], 3rd Earl of Findlater

4. Lady Margaret Hamilton, mar. after Mar 1666 William Blair of that Ilk

5. Lady Diana Hamilton (d. young before 9 Nov 1653)

died

s.p.m.s. 12 Sep 1651

created

31 Mar 1639 Lord Machanshire and Polmont and Earl of Lanark, with remainder to the heirs male succeeding to his estates

suc. by

niece

note

Member of Parliament for Portsmouth 1640; Privy Councillor 1640 and 1650l Secretary of State for Scotland 1640-44 and 1646-49; a Commissioner from the Scottish Parliament to King Charles I 1647; in command for King Charles I in Scotland 1648; joined King Charles II in The Hague 1649; Knight of the Garter 1649/50; resigned his land and honours into the King's hand 19 Mar 1649/50 in favour of himself and his heirs male, whom failing, to Lady Anne Hamilton and the heirs male of her body;  on his death the Earldom of Arran (cr. 1503) became dormant and the English titles of Baron of Innerdale and Earl of Cambridge (both cr. 1619) and the Scottish titles of Lord Hamilton (cr. 1445), Lord Aberbrothwick (cr. 1608), and Lord Aven, Earl of Arran and Marquess of Hamilton (all cr. 1599) became extinct

 

Lady Anne Hamilton, suo jure Duchess of Hamilton

born

c.1636

mar.

29 Apr 1656 Lord William Douglas later Douglas-Hamilton KG (cr. 4 Aug 1646 Lord Daer and Shortcleuch and Earl of Selkirk, with remainder to his heirs male whatsoever, but subsequently resigned these honours into the King's hands, who conferred them by novodamus 6 Oct 1688 upon his younger son, Charles Douglas-Hamilton;  cr. 20 Sep 1660 Lord Aven, Machanshire, Polmont and Daer, Earl of Arran, Lanark and Selkirk, Marquess of Clydesdale and Duke of Hamilton for life;  d. 18 Apr 1694), 1st son of William [Douglas], 1st Marquess of Douglas, by his second wife Lady Mary Gordon, 3rd dau. of George [Gordon], 1st Marquess of Huntly

children

1. Lord James Hamilton, later 4th Duke of Hamilton

2. Lord William Hamilton (dsp. bef. 1688)

3. Lord Charles Hamilton, later 2nd Earl of Selkirk

4. Lord John Hamilton, later 1st Earl of Ruglen later 3rd Earl of Selkirk

5. Field Marshal Lord George Hamilton, later 1st Earl of Orkney

6. Lord Basil Hamilton (bapt. 16 Dec 1671;  d. 27 Aug 1701), mar. 1691 Mary Dunbar (d. 15 May 1760), dau. of David Dunbar, son of Sir David Dunbar of Baldoon, 1st Bt., and had issue

7. Capt Lord Archibald Hamilton of Riccartoun and Pardovan MP RN, of Confey Castle, co. Kildare, Governor of Greenwich Hospital and Governor of Jamaica (bapt. 17 Feb 1673;  d. 5 Apr 1754), mar. (1) Hon Anne Cary (widow of her second cousin Edward Cary, of Caldecot;  d. 1709), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Charles [Lucas], 2nd Baron Lucas of Shenfield, (2) 17 Dec 1718 Anne Hamilton (widow of Sir Francis Hamilton, 3rd Bt., of Killaugh, co. Down;  dsp. 29 Mar 1719), dau. and hrss. of Claud Hamilton, and (3) 29 Sep 1719 Lady Jane Hamilton, First Lady of the Bedchamber, Mistress of the Robes and Mistress of the Privy Purse to Augusta, Princess of Wales (d. 6 Dec 1753; bur. in Montmartre, Paris), 5th dau. of James [Hamilton], 6th Earl of Abercorn, and had issue by his third wife

1. Lady Mary Hamilton (b. 30 Apr 1657;  d. bef. 1683)

2. Lady Catherine Hamilton (d. 11 Jan 1707), mar. 24 Apr 1683 as his first wife John [Murray], 1st Duke of Atholl, and had issue

3. Lady Susannah Hamilton (bapt. 24 Oct 1662; d. 7 Feb 1736/7), mar. (1) 17 Nov 1684 John [Cochrane], 2nd Earl of Dundonald, and (2) c. 1694 Charles [Hay], 3rd Marquess of Tweeddale, and had issue by both husbands

4. Lady Margaret Hamilton (dsp. 6 Dec 1731), mar. 5 Feb 1687 James [Maule], 4th Earl of Panmure

died

17 Oct 1716

suc. by

son

note

had a regrant 15 Jun 1661 of all the lands and titles of her uncle and her father, with remainder to herself and the heirs male of her body, whom failing to a succession of heirs;  on 9 Jul 1698 resigned her titles in favour of her eldest son

 

James [Hamilton], 4th Duke of Hamilton, KG PC

born

11 Apr 1658

mar. (1)

bef 5 Jan 1687 Lady Anne Spencer (b. 24 Jun 1666; dspm. 2 Jul 1690), 1st dau. of Robert [Spencer], 2nd Earl of Sunderland, by his wife Lady Anne Digby, only surv. sister and hrss. of John [Digby], 3rd Earl of Bristol, and 2nd dau. of George [Digby], 2nd Earl of Bristol

mar. (2)

17 Jul 1698 Hon Elizabeth Gerard (b. c. 1680; d. 13 Feb 1743/4), only dau. and hrss. of Digby [Gerard], 5th Baron Gerard, by his wife and third cousin once removed Lady Elizabeth Gerard, 3rd dau. and cohrss. in her issue of Charles [Gerard], 1st Earl of Macclesfield

children by second wife

1. Lord James Hamilton, later 5th Duke of Hamilton

2. Lord William Hamilton MP (dsp. 11 Jul 1734), mar. 30 Apr 1733 Frances Hawes (mar. (2) 19 May 1735 William [Vane], 2nd Viscount Vane;  dsp. 31 Mar 1788), only dau. and hrss. of Francis Hawes, of Purley Hall, co. Berkshire

3. Lord Anne Hamilton (b. 12 Oct 1709;  d. 25 Dec 1748), mar. Oct 1742 Anna Charlotte Maria Powell (d. 26 Jul 1791), only child and hrss. of Charles Powell, of Pen-y-bank, co. Carmarthen, and had issue:

1a. Lt Col James Hamilton (b. 18 Jan 1746;  dspms. 22 Jan 1804), mar. 29 Jul 1767 Lucy Barker (widow of Sir John Barker, Bt.;  dspms. Sep 1790), dau. of Sir Richard Lloyd, of Hindlesham, co. Suffolk, a Baron of the Exchequer, and had issue:

1b. James Hamilton (dvp. 13 Mar 1802)

1b. Lucy Charlotte Hamilton, mar. 16 Mar 1799 Brig Gen Robert Anstruther (b. 3 Mar 1768; dvp. 14 Jan 1809), 1st son and heir of Sir Robert Anstruther of Balcaskie, 3rd Bt., and had issue

2a. Adm Charles Powell Hamilton RN (b. 26 Dec 1747;  d. 12 Mar 1825), mar. May 1777 Lucretia Prosser, dau. of George Augustus Prosser, and had issue:

1b. Hamilton Charles James Hamilton (b. 29 Jul 1779;  dsp. 15 Dec 1856), mar. 13 Apr 1826 Maria Susannah Robinson, 2nd dau. of Lt Gen Sir Frederic Philip Robinson GCB, Governor of Tobago

2b. Lieut Augustus Barrington Price Anne Powell Hamilton later Douglas-Hamilton RN (b. 22 May 1781;  d. 27 Aug 1849), mar. 2 Apr 1806 Maria Catherine Hyde, dau. of John Hyde, a Judge of the Supreme Court of Calcutta, and had issue:

1c. Augustus John Douglas-Hamilton (b. 25 May 1807;  d. 1826)

2c. Capt Charles Henry Douglas-Hamilton RN (b. 7 Oct 1808;  d. 30 Nov 1873), mar. (1) 1 Dec 1854 Anna Apthorp (dsp. Feb 1856), 3rd dau. of Rev Apthorp, (2) 31 Jan 1860 Elizabeth Ann Hill (d. 27 Jun 1867), only dau. of Ven Justly Hill, Archdeacon of Buckinghamshire, and (3) 21 Oct 1873 Sarah Julia Spence (d. 29 Feb 1880), dau. of Capt Samuel Spence, and had issue by his second wife:

1d. Alfred Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, later 13th Duke of Hamilton

1d. Lady Helena Augusta Charlotte Constance Sidney Douglas-Hamilton (granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Duke by Royal Warrant 1896;  d. 4 Aug 1950), mar. 1 Jun 1899 Rev Robert Acland-Hood (d. 23 Apr 1912), son of Sir Alexander B P Fuller-Acland-Hood, 3rd Bt, and had issue

2d. Lady Isabel Frances Ulrica Iris Douglas-Hamilton (granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Duke by Royal Warrant 1896;  d. 1 Oct 1941), mar. 8 Jul 1897 Capt Cyril John Ryder (d. 28 Dec 1907), and had issue

3d. Lady Flora Maria Ida Douglas-Hamilton (granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Duke by Royal Warrant 1896), mar. 29 Sep 1898 Brig Gen Robert Montagu Poore CIE DSO DL JP (d. 14 Jul 1938)

3c. Col Francis Seymour Douglas-Hamilton (b. 19 Jan 1811;  d. 1 Jun 1874), mar. 6 Sep 1834 Emma Catherine Frances Coventry (d. 7 Jan 1868), 2nd dau. of Thomas Darby Coventry, of Greenlands, co. Buckingham, and had issue

4c. Douglas Douglas-Hamilton (b. 5 Jan 1814; d. 3 Feb 1894), mar. 11 Feb 1843 Frances Anne Graves (b. c. 1822; d. 4 Sep 1897), dau. of Hugh Ryves Graves, of Fort William, co. Limerick, and had issue

5c. Frederic Douglas-Hamilton, Minister Resident and Consul-General in Ecuador (b. 12 May 1815; d. 15 May 1887), mar. 25 Feb 1843 Maria Norton (d. 30 Sep 1871), dau. of James Norton, and had issue

6c. Rev Adolphus Douglas-Hamilton (b. 6 Jul 1816; d. 12 Sep 1893), mar. 22 May 1847 Henrietta Charlotte Carew (d. 6 Jan 1901), yst. dau. of Admiral Sir B H Carew GCB RN, of Beddington Park, co. Surrey, and had issue

7c. Alfred Douglas-Hamilton, of Gidea Hall, co. Essex (b. 21 Apr 1818 ; d. 25 Mar 1895), mar. (1) 17 Jul 1845 Adelaide Black (d. 17 Apr 1870), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Alexander Black, of Gidea Hall, co. Essex, and (2) 27 Oct 1874 Harriet Amy Blackburne Peters, yst. dau. of W H Peters, of Harefield, co. Devon, and had issue by his first wife

8c. Maj Gen Octavius Douglas-Hamilton (b. 15 Feb 1821; d. 14 Aug 1904), mar. 29 Jun 1852 Katharine Augusta Westenra Macleod (d. 30 Nov 1902), dau. of Capt Donald Macleod CB RN, and had issue

1c. Alexandrina Idonia Charlotte Susan Douglas-Hamilton, mar. 29 Mar 1851 Maj Robert Peel, and had issue

2c. Lucretia Charlotte Suzanne Douglas-Hamilton, mar. Capt Stephen Briggs RN, and had issue

1. Lady Elizabeth Hamilton (d. 2 Apr 1702)

2. Lady Catharine Hamilton (d. 22 Dec 1712)

3. Lady Charlotte Hamilton (b. c. 1704; d. 5 Feb 1777), mar. 1 May 1736 Charles Edwin, of Dunraven, co. Glamorgan (d. 29 Jun 1750)

4. Lady Susan Hamilton (d. 3 Jun 1755), mar. 3 Aug 1736 Anthony Tracy later Tracy-Keck, of Great Tew, co. Oxford (b. c. 1725; d. 30 May 1769), 3rd son of John Tracy, of Stanway, co. Gloucester (by his wife Anne Atkins, only dau. of Sir Robert Atkins, of Saperton, co. Oxford, Chief Baron of the Exchequer), only surv. son of Hon Ferdinando Tracy (by his wife Katherine Keck, 1st dau. of Sir Anthony Keck MP, of Mickleton, co. Gloucester, and Great Tew, co. Oxford, a Commissioner of the Great Seal), 3rd son of John [Tracy], 3rd Viscount Tracy, and had issue

died

15 Nov 1712

created

10 Sep 1711 Baron Dutton, of Dutton in the County Palatine of Chester, and Duke of Brandon in the Peerage of Great Britain, with remainder to the heirs male of his parents

suc. by

son by second wife

note

Gentleman of the Bedchamber 1679-88 and 1699-1702; Envoy to Paris 1683-85 and 1686; Col of the 6th Horse 1685-88, Brig General 1688, Lieut General 1693; Founder Knight of the Thistle 1687; Master of the Great Wardrobe 1688-89; suc. his mother 9 Jul 1698 as 4th Duke of Hamilton;  a strong opponent of the Union between England and Scotland; a Representative Peer for Scotland 1708-12; Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire 1710-12; Privy Councillor 1710; his writ of summons as Duke of Brandon was refused by the House of Lords (though he continued to sit as a Representative Peer); Master General of the Ordnance 1712; Knight of the Garter 1712

 

James [Hamilton], 5th Duke of Hamilton, KT

born

5 Jan 1702/3

mar. (1)

14 Feb 1723 Lady Anne Cochrane (b. 22 Feb 1706/7; d. 14 Aug 1724), 1st dau. of John [Cochrane], 4th Earl of Dundonald, by his first wife Lady Anne Murray, dau. of Charles [Murray], 1st Earl of Dunmore

only child by first wife:

1. Lord James Hamilton, later 6th Duke of Hamilton

mar. (2)

1727 Elizabeth Strangeways (dsp. 3 Nov 1729), 4th dau. of Thomas Strangeways, of Melbury Sampford, co. Dorset

mar. (3)

21 Aug 1737 Anne Spencer (mar. (2) 23 Dec 1751 Hon Richard Savage Nassau de Zuylestein MP, of Easton, co. Suffolk, Clerk of the Board of Green Cloth, 2nd son of Francis [Nassau de Zuylestein], 3rd Earl of Rochford;  d. 9 Mar 1771), dau. and cohrss. of Edward Spencer, of Rendlesham, co. Suffolk

children by third wife:

2. Lord Archibald Hamilton, later 9th Duke of Hamilton

3. Lt Col Lord Spencer Hamilton (b. Jun 1742; d. 20 Mar 1791)

1. Lady Anne Hamilton (b. Nov 1738; bur. 11 Nov 1780), mar. 11 Nov 1761 as his first wife Arthur [Chichester], 1st Marquess of Donegall, and had issue

died

9 Mar 1742/3

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Capt General Royal Company of Archers 1724-43; Knight of the Thistle 1726; a Lord of the Bedchamber 1727-33

 

James [Hamilton], 6th Duke of Hamilton, KT

born

10 Jul 1724

mar.

14 Feb 1752 Elizabeth Gunning, Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Charlotte 1761-84 (bapt. 7 Dec 1733; cr. 20 May 1776 Baroness Hamilton, of Hambleden in the County of Leicester;  mar. (2) 3 Mar 1759 John [Campbell], 5th Duke of Argyll;  d. 20 Dec 1790), 2nd dau. of Col John Gunning, of Castle Coote, co. Roscommon, by his wife Hon Bridget Bourke, dau. of Theobald [Bourke], 6th Viscount Bourke of Mayo

children

1. Lord James George Hamilton, later 7th Duke of Hamilton

2. Lord Douglas Hamilton, later 8th Duke of Hamilton

1. Lady Elizabeth Hamilton (b. 26 Jan 1753; d. 14 Mar 1797), mar. 23 Jun 1774 as his first wife Edward [Smith-Stanley], 12th Earl of Derby, and had issue

died

18 Jan 1758

suc. by

son

note

Knight of the Thistle 1755

 

James George [Hamilton], 7th Duke of Hamilton

born

18 Feb 1755

died

7 Jul 1769

suc. by

brother

note

suc. his second cousin twice removed Archibald [Douglas], 1st Duke of Douglas, 21 Jul 1761 as 4th Marquess of Douglas, etc.

 

Douglas [Hamilton], 8th Duke of Hamilton, KT

born

24 Jul 1756

mar.

5 Apr 1778 (div. 1794) Elizabeth Anne Burrell (b. 20 Apr 1757; mar. (2) 19 Aug 1800 Henry [Cecil], 1st Marquess of Exeter;  d. 17 Jan 1837), 3rd dau. of Peter Burrell MP, of Beckenham, co. Kent, by his wife Elizabeth Lewis, dau. and cohrss. of John Lewis, of Hackney, co. Middlesex

died

s.p. legit. 2 Aug 1799

suc. by

half-uncle

note

Keeper of Linlithgow Palace 1777; Knight of the Thistle 1785; suc. his mother 20 Dec 1790 as 2nd Baron Hamilton; Lord Lieutenant of Lanarkshire 1794-99; on his death the Barony of Hamilton passed to his half-brother, George William [Campbell], later 4th Duke of Argyll

 

Archibald [Hamilton], 9th Duke of Hamilton

born

15 Jul 1740

mar.

25 May 1765 Lady Harriet Stewart (d. 3 Dec 1788), 4th dau. of Alexander [Stewart], 6th Earl of Galloway, by his second wife Lady Catherine Cochrane, dau. of John [Cochrane], 4th Earl of Dundonald

children

1. Lord Alexander Hamilton, later 7th Baron Dutton later 10th Duke of Hamilton

2. Lord Archibald Hamilton MP (b. 16 Mar 1769;  d. 28 Aug 1827)

1. Lady Anne Hamilton (b. 10 Mar 1766; d. 10 Oct 1846)

2. Lady Charlotte Hamilton (b. 6 Apr 1772; d. 10 Jun 1827), mar. 24 Jun 1800 as his first wife Edward Adolphus [Seymour later St Maur], 11th Duke of Somerset, and had issue

3. Lady Susan Hamilton (b. 3 Aug 1774; d. 24 May 1846), mar. 3 Aug 1803 her cousin George [Murray], 5th Earl of Dunmore, and had issue

died

16 Feb 1819

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Lancaster 1768-72; Lord Lieutenant of Lanarkshire 1799-1802

 

Alexander [Hamilton], 7th Baron Dutton later 10th Duke of Hamilton, KG PC

born

3 Oct 1767

mar.

26 Apr 1810 Susan Euphemia Beckford (b. 14 May 1786; d. 27 May 1859), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of William Thomas Beckford, of Fonthill Abbey, co. Wiltshire, by his wife Lady Margaret Gordon, 2nd dau. by his first wife of Charles [Gordon], 4th Earl of Aboyne

children

1. Lord William Alexander Archibald Hamilton, later 11th Duke of Hamilton

1. Lady Susan Harriet Catherine Hamilton (b. 9 Jun 1814; d. 28 Nov 1889), mar. (1) 27 Nov 1832 (div. 1850) Henry Pelham [Pelham-Clinton], 5th Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyme, and (2) 2 Jan 1860 M Opdebeck, of Brussels, and had issue by her first husband

died

18 Aug 1852

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Lancaster 1802-06; Lord Lieutenant of Lanarkshire 1802-52; Ambassador to St Petersburg 1806-07; Privy Councillor 1806; sum. to Parliament v.p. 4 Nov 1806 in his father's Barony of Dutton; Grand Master of Scottish Freemasons 1820-22; Lord High Steward for the Coronations of King William IV 1831 and Queen Victoria 1838; Knight of the Garter 1836

 

William Alexander Archibald [Hamilton], 11th Duke of Hamilton

born

19 Feb 1811

mar.

23 Feb 1843 HRH Princess Marie Amelie Elizabeth Caroline of Baden (b. 11 Oct 1818; d. 18 Oct 1888), yst. dau. of HRH Grand Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Baden, by his wife Stéphanie Louise Adrienne de Beauharnais (adopted dau. of Emperor Napoleon I of France), dau. of Claude de Beauharnais, 2nd Count of Roches-Baritaud

children

1. Lord William Alexander Louis Stephen Hamilton, later 12th Duke of Hamilton

2. Lord Charles George Archibald Hamilton, later 7th Earl of Selkirk

1. Lady Mary Victoria Hamilton (d. 14 May 1922), mar. (1) 21 Sep 1869 (div. 1880) HSH Albert, Prince of Monaco (d. 26 Jun 1922), and (2) 2 Jun 1880 Count (later Prince) Tassilo Festetics de Tolna GCVO (d. 4 May 1933), and had issue by both her husbands

died

8 Jul 1863

suc. by

son

note

Grand Master of Scottish Freemasons 1833-35; Knight Marischal of Scotland 1846-63; Lord Lieutenant of Lanarkshire 1852-63

 

William Alexander Louis Stephen [Hamilton], 12th Duke of Hamilton, KT

born

12 Mar 1845

mar.

10 Dec 1873 Lady Mary Louise Elizabeth Montagu OBE (b. 27 Dec 1854; mar. (2) 20 Jul 1897 Richard Carnaby Forster, of Easton Park, Wickham Market, co. Norfolk;  d. 10 Feb 1934), 1st dau. of William Drogo [Montagu], 7th Duke of Manchester, by his wife Countess Louise Frederica Augusta von Alten, dau. of Count Charles Francis Victor von Alten

only child

1. Lady Mary Louise Hamilton OBE (b. 1 Nov 1884; d. 21 Feb 1957), mar. 14 Jun 1906 James [Graham], 6th Duke of Montrose, and had issue

died

s.p.m. 10 May 1895

suc. by

fourth cousin

note

granted 20 Apr 1864 Dukedom of Châtellérhault by HIM Napoleon III of France

 

Alfred Douglas [Douglas-Hamilton], 13th Duke of Hamilton

1st son of Capt. Charles Douglas-Hamilton (by his second wife Elizabeth Hill, only dau. of Ven Justly Hill), 2nd son of Augustus Barrington Price Anne Powell Hamilton later Douglas-Hamilton (by his wife Maria Hyde, dau. of John Hyde), 2nd son of Adm Charles Powell Hamilton (by his wife Lucretia Prosser, dau. of George Augustus Prosser), 2nd son of Lord Anne Hamilton (by his wife Anna Charlotte Maria Powell, only child of Charles Powell, of Penybank, co. Carmarthen), 3rd son by his second wife of James [Hamilton], 4th Duke of Hamilton

born

6 Mar 1862

mar.

4 Dec 1901 Nina Mary Benita Poore (b. 13 May 1878; d. 12 Jan 1951), 3rd dau. of Maj Robert Poore, of Old Lodge, Salisbury, Wiltshire, by his wife Juliana Benita Lowry-Corry, dau. of Rear Adm Armar Lowry-Corry

children

1. Lord Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, later 14th Duke of Hamilton

2. Lord George Nigel Douglas-Hamilton, later 10th Earl of Selkirk

3. Lord Malcolm Avendale Douglas-Hamilton OBE DFC MP (b. 12 Nov 1909;  d. 21 Jul 1964), mar. (1) 18 Apr 1931 (div. 1952) Clodagh Pamela Bowes-Lyon (b. 15 Jul 1908; mar. (2) 5 Mar 1962 as his second wife Sir Tresham Joseph Philip Lever, 2nd Bt.; d. 10 May 2003), only dau. of Lt Col Hon Malcolm Bowes-Lyon (by his wife Winifred Hutton, former wife of Charles Eustace Hutton and only dau. of Hector John Gurdon-Rebow, of Wyvenhoe Park, co. Essex), 7th son of Claude [Lyon-Bowes later Bowes-Lyon], 13th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and (2) 4 Jan 1953 Natalie Paine CBE (b. 6 Aug 1909; former wife of Kenelm Winslow, of Edward Latham, and of Edward Bragg Paine, of New York, USA; d. 14 Jan 2013), dau. of Maj Nathaniel Brackett Wales, of New York and Boston, USA, and had issue by his first wife

4. S/Ldr Lord David Douglas-Hamilton (b. 8 Nov 1912;  d. 2 Aug 1944), mar. 15 Oct 1938 Ann Prunella Stack OBE (mar. (2) 22 Jul 1950 Alfred Gustave Albers, only son of N W Albers, of South Africa;  and (3) 15 May 1964 Brian St Quentin Power, 2nd son of Stephen St Quentin Power, of Guerrin, co. Cork), only dau. of Capt Edward Hugh Bagot Stack, and had issue

1. Lady Jean Douglas-Hamilton (b. 11 Jun 1904), mar. (1) 8 Apr 1927 (div. 1946) Charles Ernest Whistler Mackintosh, 1st son of F/Lt Charles Mackintosh;  (2) 24 May 1947 Maj Leo Zinovieff (d. 21 Sep 1951), son of Leo Zinovieff, of Shalford, co. Surrey;  and (3) 20 Oct 1972 W/Cmdr Vivian Norton Bell, and has issue by her first husband

2. Lady Margaret Douglas-Hamilton (b. 13 Oct 1904), mar. 1 Feb 1930 Maj James Drummond-Hay of Seggieden, 1st son of Col James Adam Gordon Richardson Drummond-Hay of Seggieden, and has issue

3. Lady Mairi Nina Douglas-Hamilton (b. 27 Aug 1914;  d. 27 May 1927)

died

16 Mar 1940

suc. by

son

note

on his death the Earldom of Selkirk and the Baronies of Daer and Shortcleuch passed under the terms of the 1646 charter to his second son, George Nigel Douglas-Hamilton

 

Douglas [Douglas-Hamilton], 14th Duke of Hamilton, KT GCVO AFC PC

born

3 Feb 1903

mar.

2 Dec 1937 Lady Elizabeth Ivy Percy OBE (b. 25 May 1916; d. 16 Sep 2008), 1st dau. of Alan Ian [Percy], 8th Duke of Northumberland, by his wife Lady Helen Magdalen Gordon-Lennox GCVO CBE, 2nd dau. by his second wife of Charles Henry [Gordon-Lennox], 7th Duke of Richmond

children

1. Lord Angus Alan Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, later 15th Duke of Hamilton

2. Lord James Alexander Douglas-Hamilton, later 11th Earl of Selkirk later Baron Selkirk of Douglas

3. Lord Hugh Malcolm Douglas-Hamilton (b. 22 Aug 1946;  d. 21 Jun 1995), mar. (1) 3 Jul 1971 (div. 1991) June Mary Curtis, dau. of T J Curtis, and (2) 1994 Sheilagh Ellis, and had issue by his first wife

4. Lord Patrick George Douglas-Hamilton (b. 2 Aug 1950), mar. 1989 (div. 1997) Cecilia F M Usher, 1st dau. of Capt T G Usher, of Crossford, co. Fife, and has issue

5. Lord David Stephen Douglas Hamilton (b. 26 Dec 1952)

died

30 Mar 1973

suc. by

son

note

Privy Councillor 1940; Lord Steward of the Household 1940-64; GCVO 1946; Knight of the Thistle 1951; Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 1953-55 and 1958; Royal Victorian Chain 1964

 

Angus Alan Douglas [Douglas-Hamilton], 15th Duke of Hamilton

born

13 Sep 1938

mar. (1)

1 Sep 1972 (div. 1987) Sarah Jane Scott (b. 28 Oct 1945; d. 17 Feb 1994), 1st dau. of Sir Walter Scott, 4th Bt., of Beauclerc, Bywell St Andrews, co. Northumberland, by his wife Diana Mary Owen, only dau. of James Richard Owen, of Holly Hill, Coleman's Hatch

children by first wife:

1. Lord Alexander Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, later 16th Duke of Hamilton

2. Lord John William Douglas-Hamilton (b. 2 Oct 1979)

1. Lady Eleanor Douglas-Hamilton (b. 10 Aug 1973)

2. Lady Ann Douglas-Hamilton (b. 14 May 1976), mar. 1 Aug 1998 .... .....

mar. (2)

2 Sep 1988 (div. Sep. 1990) Jillian Hulton (former wife of (1) Martin Page, and (2) Edward Hulton), dau. of Noel Robertson, of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

mar. (3)

17 Jul 1998 Mrs Kay Carmichael, dau. of Norman Dutch

died

5 Jun 2010

suc. by

son by first wife

 

Alexander Douglas [Douglas-Hamilton], 16th Duke of Hamilton

born

31 Mar 1978

mar.

Sophie Ann Rutherford (b. 12 Aug 1976), dau. of Hubert Alastair James Rutherford, of co. Roxburghe, by his wife Isabel Waters Taylor, dau. of Maj John Aveline Waters Taylor, by his wife Ann Mandy

only child

1. Lord Douglas Charles Douglas-Hamilton, styled Marquess of Douglas (b. 9 Jul 2012)

2. Lord William Frederick Douglas-Hamilton (d. 11 May 2014)

3. Lord Basil George Douglas-Hamilton (b. 4 Apr 2016)

 

 Last updated 31 May 2016

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Titles:

16th Duke of Hamilton

(Scotland, let. pat. 12 Apr 1643 with surrender and regrants 19 Mar 1649/50 and 15 Jun 1661)

13th Duke of Brandon

(Great Britain, let. pat. 10 Sep 1711)

13th Marquess of Douglas

(Scotland, let. pat. 14 Jun 1633)

16th Marquess of Clydesdale

(Scotland, let. pat. 12 Apr 1643, surrender and regrant 15 Jun 1661)

23rd Earl of Angus

(Scotland, let. pat. 9 Apr 1389)

15th Earl of Lanark

(Scotland, let. pat. 31 Mar 1639, surrender and regrant 15 Jun 1661)

16th Earl of Arran and Cambridge

(Scotland, let. pat. 12 Apr 1643, surrender and regrant 15 Jun 1661)

13th Lord Abernethy and Jedburgh Forest

(Scotland, let. pat.14 Jun 1633)

15th Lord Machanshire and Polmont

(Scotland, let. pat. 31 Mar 1639, surrender and regrant 15 Jun 1661)

16th Lord Aven and Innerdale

(Scotland, let. pat. 12 Apr 1643, surrender and regrant 15 Jun 1661)

13th Baron Dutton, of Dutton in the County Palatine of Chester

(Great Britain, let. pat. 10 Sep 1711)

Premier Peer of Scotland

Hereditary Keeper of Palace of Holyroodhouse

 

Addresses:

Lennoxlove House, Haddington, East Lothian EH41 4NZ

Tel:  01620 823720

Archerfield, by Dirleton, East Lothian EH39 5HQ

Tel:  01620 850298

 

Website for Lennoxlove House:

www.lennoxlove.org

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