Robert Hamilton1

M, #110331, b. after 1433
Last Edited=25 Jun 2002
     Robert Hamilton was born after 1433.1 He was the son of John Hamilton.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 4. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Gavin Hamilton, 1st of Orbieston1

M, #110332, b. between 1417 and 1441, d. before 1493
Last Edited=4 Sep 2011
     Gavin Hamilton, 1st of Orbieston was born between 1417 and 1441.1 He was the son of Sir James Hamilton, 5th of Cadzow and Janet Livingston.1 He married Jean Hamilton, daughter of unknown Hamilton of Woodhall.2 He died before 1493.2
      Moray 1570 David, of Bothwellhaugh, ancestor of Hamilton of Bothwellhaugh who shot the Regent ).2 John, of Ferguslee.2 Patrick.2 He held the office of Provost of the Collegiate Church of Bothwell.1

Children of Gavin Hamilton, 1st of Orbieston and Jean Hamilton

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 4. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1749. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Thomas Hamilton1

M, #110333, b. after 1433
Last Edited=4 Sep 2011
     Thomas Hamilton was born after 1433. He was the son of Gavin Hamilton, 1st of Orbieston and Jean Hamilton.1,2

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 4. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1749. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Elizabeth Hamilton1

F, #110334, b. between 1442 and 1443, d. after March 1517
Last Edited=18 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.06%
     Elizabeth Hamilton was born between 1442 and 1443. She was the daughter of James Hamilton, 1st Lord Hamilton and Lady Eupheme Graham.1 She married, firstly, David Lindsay, 1st Duke of Montrose, son of Alexander Lindsay, 4th Earl of Crawford and Margaret Dunbar, in 1459.1 She and David Lindsay, 1st Duke of Montrose were divorced before 1484.1 She married, secondly, John Forrester after 1485.1 She and John Forrester were divorced before 1508.1 She died after March 1517.1
     As a result of her marriage, Elizabeth Hamilton was styled as Countess of Crawford in 1459. From 1459, her married name became Lindsay.1 Her last will was dated 11 March 1516/17.2

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 4. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 512. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 514.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 513.

David Lindsay, 1st Duke of Montrose1

M, #110335, b. 1440, d. 25 December 1495
Last Edited=19 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.02%
     David Lindsay, 1st Duke of Montrose was born in 1440.2 He was the son of Alexander Lindsay, 4th Earl of Crawford and Margaret Dunbar.3 He married, firstly, Elizabeth Hamilton, daughter of James Hamilton, 1st Lord Hamilton and Lady Eupheme Graham, in 1459.1 He and Elizabeth Hamilton were divorced before 1484.1 He married, secondly, Margaret Carmichael before 27 September 1484.4 He died on 25 December 1495 at Finhaven Castle, Angus, Scotland.4 He was buried at Dundee, Angus, Scotland.4
     He succeeded to the title of 5th Earl of Crawford [S., 1398] in September 1453.3 He held the office of Sheriff of Forfarshire in October 1466.3 He held the office of Keeper of Berwick between 1473 and 1476.3 On 9 March 1472/73 he was granted the Lordships of Brechin and Navar for life.3 He held the office of High Admiral of Scotland in May 1476.3 He held the office of Master of the Household in 1480.5 He held the office of Great Lord Chamberlain [Scotland] before 1483.5 He held the office of Joint High Justiciary of the North in 1487.5 He was created 1st Duke of Montrose [Scotland] on 18 May 1488.5 He fought in the Battle of Sauchieburn on 9 June 1488, where he distinguished himself on the side of King James III.6 On 17 October 1488 his Dukedom was forfeited by the Rescissory Act.6 On 19 September 1489 he was granted a new patent for the Dukedom of Montrose. However, the Rescissory Act itself was rescinded in March 1503/4, so it has been argued that the first creation is in effect the correct one.6 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland] in February 1489/90.5

Children of David Lindsay, 1st Duke of Montrose and Elizabeth Hamilton

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 4. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IX, page 145. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 510.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 513.
  5. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 512.
  6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 511.
  7. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 514.


John Forrester1

M, #110336
Last Edited=16 Jan 2011
     John Forrester married Elizabeth Hamilton, daughter of James Hamilton, 1st Lord Hamilton and Lady Eupheme Graham, after 1485.1 He and Elizabeth Hamilton were divorced before 1508.1
     He lived at Niddrie, Midlothian, Scotland.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 4. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Elizabeth Hamilton1

F, #110337, b. between 1491 and 1528
Last Edited=20 Jan 2013
     Elizabeth Hamilton was born illegitimately between 1491 and 1528.2 She was the daughter of James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Arran.1 She married Robert Sempill, Master of Sempill, son of Robert Sempill, 3rd Lord Sempill and Isabel Hamilton, before 27 May 1543.1
      Her married name became Sempill. In 1503 1st Earl of Arran of the created (see ABERCORN.3

Child of Elizabeth Hamilton and Robert Sempill, Master of Sempill

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 4. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XI, page 624. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3567. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Robert Sempill, Master of Sempill

M, #110338, d. before 16 December 1569
Last Edited=20 Jan 2013
     Robert Sempill, Master of Sempill was the son of Robert Sempill, 3rd Lord Sempill and Isabel Hamilton.1 He married Elizabeth Hamilton, daughter of James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Arran, before 27 May 1543.2 He married Barbara Preston, daughter of Archibald Preston, before 30 April 1569.3 He died before 16 December 1569.3
      Supported MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS.4 He was styled as Master of Sempill.2 He murdered William Crichton, 5th Lord Crichton of Sanquhar on 11 June 1550 at the house of Governor Arran, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, stabbed to death in a quarrel by the 3rd Lord Semphill.5

Child of Robert Sempill, Master of Sempill and Elizabeth Hamilton

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XI, page 623. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 4. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XI, page 624.
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3567. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  5. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lady Barbara Hamilton1

F, #110339
Last Edited=17 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=1.15%
     Lady Barbara Hamilton is the daughter of James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Arran and Lady Margaret Douglas.1 She married, firstly, Alexander Gordon, Lord Gordon, son of George Gordon, 4th Earl of Huntly and Elizabeth Keith, circa 1546.2 She married, secondly, James Fleming, 4th Lord Fleming, son of Malcolm Fleming, 3rd Lord Fleming and Janet Stewart, before 23 December 1553.2
      From circa 1546, her married name became Gordon. From before 23 December 1553, her married name became Fleming.

Child of Lady Barbara Hamilton and James Fleming, 4th Lord Fleming

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 4. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume VI, page 679. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 76.

Alexander Gordon, Lord Gordon1

M, #110340, d. between 18 September 1552 and 11 August 1553
Last Edited=25 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=1.92%
     Alexander Gordon, Lord Gordon was the son of George Gordon, 4th Earl of Huntly and Elizabeth Keith.2 He married Lady Barbara Hamilton, daughter of James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Arran and Lady Margaret Douglas, circa 1546.1 He died between 18 September 1552 and 11 August 1553 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, without issue.1
     He was styled as Lord Gordon in 1524.2

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume VI, page 679. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2012. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]