Alexander Hamilton of Cambuskeith

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Alexander Hamilton

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Cambuskeith, Ayrshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Branxton, Northumberland, England
Cause of death: Killed in the Battle of Flodden Field.
Immediate Family:

Son of John Hamilton of Cambuskeith and Marion Maxwell
Husband of Marion Hamilton (Cuninghame)
Father of Sir William Hamilton of Sorn and Sanguhar; John Hamilton of Cambuskeith and Robert Hamilton

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About Alexander Hamilton of Cambuskeith

ALEXANDER HAMILTON OF CAMBUSKEITH

is the son of John Hamilton of Cambuskeith. He was served heir to his father in 1489 [G. Harvey Johnston, FSA (Scot)., The Heraldry of the Hamiltons with Notes on all the Males of the Family, Descriptions of the Arms, Plates and Pedigrees (W. & A. K. Johnston Limited, Edinburgh & London, MCMIX), pp. 120-21] https://archive.org/stream/heraldryofhamils00john#page/120/mode/1up

Alexander Hamilton of Cambuskeith is mentioned in the Acta Auditorum on 24 January 1488 [John Anderson, Historical and Genealogical Memoirs of the House of Hamilton with Genealogical Memoirs of the several Branches of the Family (John Anderson, Jun., Limited, Edinburgh, MDCCCXXV), pp. 254-57] https://archive.org/stream/historicalgeneal00ande#page/254/mode/1up

Marriage

Alexander Hamilton of Cambuskeith married Marion Cunningham, the daughter of Sir Adam Cunningham of Caprington, and they are reported to have had three sons [G. Harvey Johnston, FSA (Scot)., The Heraldry of the Hamiltons with Notes on all the Males of the Family, Descriptions of the Arms, Plates and Pedigrees (W. & A. K. Johnston Limited, Edinburgh & London, MCMIX), pp. 120-21] https://archive.org/stream/heraldryofhamils00john#page/120/mode/1up The names of their sons follow:

(1) John Hamilton of Cambuskeith

(2) William Hamilton of Sorn and Sanquhar

(3) Robert Hamilton

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Alexander Hamilton of Cambuskeith's Timeline

1475
1475
Cambuskeith, Ayrshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
1504
1504
Age 29
Cambuskeith, Ayrshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
1504
Age 29
Cambuskeith, Lanarkshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
1504
Age 29
Sanquhar,,Dumfries-Shire,Scotland
1509
1509
Age 34
Cambuskeith, Ayrshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
1513
September 9, 1513
Age 38
Branxton, Northumberland, England