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  • ID: I3435
  • Name: James Hamilton
  • Suffix: of Stonehouse
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 1548 in Edinburgh
  • Note: Killed trying to quell riot
  • Occupation: Provost of Edinburgh
  • Cause: Slain in attempt to quell riot between citizens of Edinburgh and French auxiliaries
  • Note:

    Eldest son.
    Married 1st Margaret (d before 1539), dau of John Mowat of Stonehouse, and acquired Stonehouse from her. Had five sons by her including James.
    Appointed Director of Chancery on 3rd October 1544, and in 1548, when he was Provost of Edinburgh and Captain of the Castle, he was slain in attempting to quell a riot between the citizens of Edinburgh and the French auxiliaries. With him fell James, his eldest son, who left one daughter, Barbara, by his marriage with Margaret Tours.
  • _UID: 544CE80655564B5BB00F9E1107890A654CA3
  • Change Date: 2 SEP 2010

    Father: James Hamilton b: 1503
    Mother: Isabel Weir

    Marriage 1 Margaret Mowat
    • Married:
    1. Has Children John Hamilton

    Marriage 2 Grizel Sempill
    • Married: BEF 10 MAR 1540
    • Divorced: 21 FEB 1546
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