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  • ID: I3443
  • Name: James Hamilton
  • Suffix: Kt, of Finnart
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 16 AUG 1540 in Craignethan Castle, Lanarkshire, Scotland
  • Occupation: Master of works to James V
  • Cause: Executed for treason
  • Note: 1

    ?The Bastard of Arran?
    LAIRD OF FINNART, BARON OF OCHILTREE
    ONE OF THE FIRST ARCHITECTS OF SCOTLAND
    STEWARD OF THE ROYAL HOUSEHOLD AND MASTER OF WORKS TO KING JAMES V.
    James, the illegitimate son of the 1st Earl of Arran, murdered the Earl of Lennox.

    Some say her mother is an unknown mistress, rather than Mary Boyd.
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    On the death of his father in 1529, Sir James Hamilton, who, as we have before seen, was legitimized by Act of Parliament, took possession of the whole barony of Crawfordjohn, which he soon exchanged with James V. for the territory of Kilmarnock. 
  • _UID: A5558F978E66491D889B891EB4DD4F456944
  • Change Date: 29 MAY 2007



    Father: James Hamilton b: 1475 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire
    Mother: Mary Boyd b: 1476

    Marriage 1 Margaret Livingston
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children Grissel Hamilton
    2. Has Children James Hamilton b: ABT 1520 in Evandale
    3. Has Children Elizabeth Hamilton

    Sources:
    1. Type: Web Site
      Title: The Annals of Lesmahagow
      URL: http://www.lesmahagow.com/history/annals/CH05/05(s05)001.htm
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