Name: James Hamilton
Suffix: of Stonehouse
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
Change Date: 2 SEP 2010
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.
Father: James Hamilton b: 1503
Mother: Isabel Weir
- John Hamilton
BEF 10 MAR 1540
21 FEB 1546