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Nicknames: "James 2nd Earl Arran Duke Chatelherault Hamilton", "2nd earl of arran"
Death: Died
Occupation: 1st Duke of Chatelherault (the Governor), Duke of Châtellerault and 2nd Earl of Arran. A Scotish nobleman., Scottish nobleman, Earl of Arran, Earl 3 of Arran, 2nd Earl of Arran, Duke of Chatelherault, Governor of Scotland, Bastard of Arran, Earl of Aaran
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The tree in Geni says that James Hamilton is father and Margaret Hamilton is the mother of Robert Hamilton 2nd of Dalserf, but according to http://www.clanmacfarlanegenealogy.info/genealogy/TNGWebsite/getperson.php?personID=I2080&tree=CC and other investigations is John Hamilton 1st of Dalserf the father of Robert Hamilton 2nd of Dalserf and that his mother was Mary Hamilton (Stewart) Född: 1460 Död: 1488 (28) Närstående: Wife of John Hamilton och Sir John, 1st Baron of Dalserf Hamilton Mother of Robert Hamilton och Sir Robert, 2nd Baron of Dalserf Hamilton

Magaret Hamilton was married John Hamilton, 3rd of Orbiston and her father was John Hamilton, 2nd of Haggs

Robert Hamilton 2nd of Dalserf was married to Isabel Hamilton of Dalserf Född: cirka 1510 Ferguslie, Renfrewshire, Scotland Död: 1604 (94) Ferguslie, Renfrewshire, Scotland Närstående: Daughter of Sir John, 1st Earl of Orbiston Hamilton och Jean Hamilton Wife of Sir Robert, 2nd Baron of Dalserf Hamilton Mother of Sir Robert, 3rd Baron of Dalserf Hamilton Sister of John Hamilton; (No Name); Gavin Hamilton, 2nd of Orbieston och David Hamilton

Lars-Gunnar Fredriksson

James HAMILTON_III. Born , , , Scotland. Married BEF 23 SEP

        1532, , , , Scotland, Margaret DOUGLAS, born , , , Scotland, died
        AFT 24 MAY 1579, , , , Scotland, daughter of James DOUGLAS and
        Catharine .  Died 22 JAN 1574/1575, Hamilton, , , Scotland.
        !GENEALOGY: Our Calhoun Family; Page 442; Vol 3; Orval O.
        Calhoun; Copy in possession of Charlotte Maness !Chart from Our
        Calhoun Family names Sir James Hamilton, Regent Arrant for Mary,
        Queen of Scots !GENEALOGY: Calhoun; Hamilton; Baskin and Related
        Families; Page 115; No 19 on Chart; FHL film 0896933 !GENEALOGY:
        The Complete Peerage of England; Scotland; Ireland; Great Britian
        and The United Kingdon; Page 221; 256; G929.72; G35p; Denver
        Public Library; Genealogy; !Re: Above Note: "On the Death of the

        Ms. Charlotte Maness, 757 Oak St, Apartment B, Lakewood, CO 80215


        Stewart - Hamilton - Maness  Family  History                   18 March
1992

James Hamilton, Duke of Châtelherault and 2nd Earl of Arran, (circa 1516 – 22 January 1575) was a Scottish nobleman.

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He was the eldest legitimate son of James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Arran.

Through his paternal grandmother Mary of Scotland, Hamilton was the great grandson of James II of Scotland. On the death of John Stewart, Duke of Albany in 1536, Arran became the next heir of the Kingdom of Scotland after the king's immediate family.

The children of the immediate royal family proved to be short-lived except the future Mary I of Scotland, so on the death of James V of Scotland in 1542 the Earl of Arran stood next in line to the Scottish throne after the baby Queen Mary I, for whom he was appointed Regent.

Initially a Protestant and a member of the pro-English party, in 1543 he was involved in negotiating the marriage of the Queen of Scots to the infant Prince of Wales (the future Edward VI of England). Shortly after, however, he became a Catholic and joined the pro-French faction, consenting to the marriage of the Queen to the French Dauphin, later Francis II of France. In 1548, the Queen of Scots went to live in the French court. For his work on negotiating the marriage, Hamilton was created Duc de Châtelherault, and made a knight of the Order of Saint Michael.

In 1554, Arran surrendered the regency to Mary of Guise, Mary I's mother. Hamilton gave up the Regency on the condition that he would be next in line after Queen Mary I, if she died childless. But Scottish succession had been secretly promised to France.

Hamilton changed allegiance again in 1559, joining the Protestant Lords of the Congregation to oppose the regency of Mary of Guise, and losing his French dukedom as a result. When Francis II of France died in 1560 Hamilton attempted, without success, to arrange for his son James to marry the young widowed Queen Mary I.

His support swung between Mary and the Lords of the Congregation, depending on how he saw his advantage, but after Mary married Lord Darnley in 1565 he withdrew to his estates in France. In 1569, he returned to Scotland and was imprisoned until, in 1573, he agreed to recognize Mary's infant James as King of Scotland.

Children

James Hamilton, 3rd Earl of Arran

David Hamilton






        King in 1542, he was chosen Regent of Scotland, and, on 13 Mar
        1542/3, was declared SECOND PERSON of that realm and Heir
        Presumptive of the Crown.  !GENEALOGY: The Scots Peerage;
        G929.72; P291sc; Vol 4; Page 366; 367; 368; Denver Public
        Library; Genealogy

             Children of James HAMILTON_III and Margaret DOUGLAS:

                    i   James_Lord HAMILTON.  Born ABT    1537/1538.
                        Died MAR 1609.  !GENEALOGY: The Scots Peerage;
                        Vol 4; G929.72; P291sc; Page 368; Denver Public
                        Library; Genealogy !GENEALOGY: The Complete
                        Peerage; Vol 1; G929.72; G35p; Page 222; Denver
                        Public Library; Genealogy !"He had strong
                        leanings to the Reformers, and in 1560 the Scots
                        Parliment proposed him as a husband to Queen
                        Elizabeth.  Unhappily, in April 1562, he showed
                        signs of a disordered intellect, and was soon
                        after pronounced insane."

                   ii   Gavin HAMILTON.  Born BEF 22 OCT 1542.  Died BEF
                        AUG 1547.  !GENEALOGY: The Scots Peerage; Vol 4;
                        G929.72; P291sc; Page 369; Denver Public Library;
                        Genealogy

                  iii   John HAMILTON.  Born ABT    1535.  Married BEF 10
                        FEB 1577, Margaret LYON, died DEC 1625,
                        Evandaill.  Died 6 APR 1604.  !GENEALOGY: The
                        Scots Peerage; Vol 4; G929.72; P291sc; Page 369;
                        Denver Public Library; Genealogy !John,
                        afterwards the first Marquess of Hamilto, of whom
                        hereafter.  !GENEALOGY: The Complete Peerage of
                        England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the
                        United Kingdom; Page 257; 258; G929.72; G35p;
                        Denver Public Library; Genealogy !Re above note:
                        He was a faitful adherent of Queen Mary, for
                        whose cause he (as well as his brother Claud) was
                        forfault in 1579; he was one of the bvansished
                        nobles who besieged the King, 3 Nov 1585, at
                        Stirling, but was pardoned and obgained, 10 Dec.
                        following, the repeal (by Parl.) of the
                        forfeiture against his family;

                   iv   David HAMILTON.  Born 1542/1543.  Died MAR 1611.
                        !GENEALOGY: The Scots Peerage; Vol 4; G929.72;
                        P291sc; Page 369; Denver Public Library;
                        Genealogy !David, described in 1547 as third son
                        of the Regent (thus suggesting that his elder
                        brother Gavin had died)

           54       v   Claude HAMILTON, b. 1536, Scotland


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SOURCES:

1) GENEALOGY: Our Calhoun Family; Page 442; Vol 3; Orval O. Calhoun; Copy in

possession of Charlotte Maness

2) Chart from Our Calhoun Family names Sir James Hamilton, Regent Arrant for

Mary, Queen of Scots

3) GENEALOGY: Calhoun; Hamilton; Baskin and Related Families; Page 115; No

19 on Chart; FHL film 0896933

4) GENEALOGY: The Complete Peerage of England; Scotland; Ireland; Great

Britian and The United Kingdon; Page 221; 256; G929.72; G35p; Denver Public

Library, Genealogy;

Re: Above Note: "On the Death of the King in 1542, he was chosen Regent

of Scotland, and, on 13 Mar 1542/3, was declared SECOND PERSON of that realm

and Heir Presumptive of the Crown.

5) GENEALOGY: The Scots Peerage; G929.72; P291sc; Vol 4; Page 366; 367;

368; Denver Public Library; Genealogy

James Hamilton, Duke of Châtellerault and 2nd Earl of Arran (c. 1516 – 22 January 1575) was a Scottish nobleman and the second son of James, 1st Earl of Arran.

Through his paternal grandmother Mary of Scotland, Hamilton was the great grandson of James II of Scotland. On the death of John Stewart, Duke of Albany in 1536, Arran became the next heir of the Kingdom of Scotland after the king's immediate family.

The children of the immediate royal family proved to be short-lived except the future Mary, Queen of Scots, so on the death of James V of Scotland in 1542 the Earl of Arran stood next in line to the Scottish throne after the baby Queen Mary, for whom he was appointed Regent.

Initially a Protestant and a member of the pro-English party, in 1543 he was involved in negotiating the marriage of the Queen of Scots to the infant Prince of Wales (the future Edward VI). Shortly after, however, he became a Catholic and joined the pro-French faction, consenting to the marriage of the Queen to the French Dauphin, later Francis II. In 1548, the Queen of Scots went to live in the French court. For his work on negotiating the marriage, Hamilton was created Duc de Châtellerault, and made a knight of the Order of Saint Michael.

In 1554, Arran surrendered the regency to Mary of Guise, Mary Queen of Scots' mother. Hamilton gave up the Regency on the condition that he would be next in line after Queen Mary, if she died childless. But Scottish succession had been secretly promised to France.

Hamilton changed allegiance again in 1559, joining the Protestant 'Lords of the Congregation' to oppose the regency of Mary of Guise, and losing his French dukedom as a result. When Francis II died in 1560 Hamilton attempted, without success, to arrange for his son James to marry the young widowed Queen Mary.

His support swung between Mary and the 'Lords of the Congregation', depending on how he saw his advantage, but after Mary married Lord Darnley in 1565 he withdrew to his estates in France. In 1569, he returned to Scotland and was imprisoned until, in 1573, he agreed to recognise Mary's infant James as King of Scotland.

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He was the eldest legitimate son of James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Arran.

Through his paternal grandmother Mary of Scotland, Hamilton was the great grandson of James II of Scotland. On the death of John Stewart, Duke of Albany in 1536, Arran became the next heir of the Kingdom of Scotland after the king's immediate family.

The children of the immediate royal family proved to be short-lived except the future Mary I of Scotland, so on the death of James V of Scotland in 1542 the Earl of Arran stood next in line to the Scottish throne after the baby Queen Mary I, for whom he was appointed Regent.

Initially a Protestant and a member of the pro-English party, in 1543 he was involved in negotiating the marriage of the Queen of Scots to the infant Prince of Wales (the future Edward VI of England). Shortly after, however, he became a Catholic and joined the pro-French faction, consenting to the marriage of the Queen to the French Dauphin, later Francis II of France. In 1548, the Queen of Scots went to live in the French court. For his work on negotiating the marriage, Hamilton was created Duc de Châtellerault, and made a knight of the Order of Saint Michael.

In 1554, Arran surrendered the regency to Mary of Guise, Mary I's mother. Hamilton gave up the Regency on the condition that he would be next in line after Queen Mary I, if she died childless. But Scottish succession had been secretly promised to France.

Hamilton changed allegiance again in 1559, joining the Protestant Lords of the Congregation to oppose the regency of Mary of Guise, and losing his French dukedom as a result. When Francis II of France died in 1560 Hamilton attempted, without success, to arrange for his son James to marry the young widowed Queen Mary I.

His support swung between Mary and the Lords of the Congregation, depending on how he saw his advantage, but after Mary married Lord Darnley in 1565 he withdrew to his estates in France. In 1569, he returned to Scotland and was imprisoned until, in 1573, he agreed to recognize Mary's infant James as King of Scotland.

Source: Wikipedia

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James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Arran

M, #102134, b. 1515, d. 22 January 1574/75

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Last Edited=15 May 2009

James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Arran

by Arnold Bronckorst 1

    James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Arran was born in 1515. He was the son of James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Arran and Janet Bethune. He married Lady Margaret Douglas, daughter of James Douglas, 3rd Earl of Morton and Catherine Stewart, before 23 September 1532.2 He died on 22 January 1574/75.2
    James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Arran succeeded to the title of 3rd Lord Hamilton [S., 1445] between 26 March 1529 and 21 July 1529.3 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Arran [S., 1503] between 26 March 1529 and 21 July 1529.2 He held the office of Regent of Scotland between 1542 and 1554.2 On 13 March 1542/43 he was declared Second Person of Scotland and Heir Presumptive of the Crown.2 He was invested as a Knight, Order of St. Michael of France in June 1548.2 He was created Duc de Châtellérault [France] on 8 February 1548/49.2

Children of James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Arran and Lady Margaret Douglas

   * Lady Anne Hamilton+
   * Lady Jean Hamilton d. Dec 15964
   * Lady Barbara Hamilton+ 5
   * James Hamilton, 3rd Earl of Arran b. bt 1533 - 1538, d. Mar 1609
   * Hon. Gawain Hamilton b. bt 1534 - 1542, d. 31 Aug 15476
   * John Hamilton, 1st Marquess of Hamilton+ b. c 1535, d. 6 Apr 16047
   * Hon. David Hamilton b. bt 1542 - 15468
   * Claud Hamilton, 1st Lord Paisley+ b. c Jun 1546, d. b 3 May 16219

Citations

  1. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message from unknown author e-mail (France) to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family".
  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 I, page 221. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VI, page 256.
  4. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1279. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  5. [S8] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999), volume 1, page 4. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition.
  6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VI, page 257.
  7. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 222.
  8. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume X, page 290.
  9. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 4.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Hamilton,_Duke_of_Ch%C3%A2tellerault

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James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Arran was born in 1515. He was the son of James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Arran and Janet Bethune.

He married Lady Margaret Douglas, daughter of James Douglas, 3rd Earl of Morton and Catherine Stewart, before 23 September 1532.

He died on 22 January 1574/75.

James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Arran succeeded to the title of 3rd Lord Hamilton between 26 March 1529 and 21 July 1529. He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Arran between 26 March 1529 and 21 July 1529. He held the office of Regent of Scotland between 1542 and 1554. On 13 March 1542/43 he was declared Second Person of Scotland and Heir Presumptive of the Crown. He was invested as a Knight, Order of St. Michael of France in June 1548. He was created Duc de Châtellérault [France] on 8 February 1548/49

http://www.thepeerage.com/p10214.htm#i102134

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James Hamilton, Duke of Châtellerault and 2nd Earl of Arran (c. 1516 – 22 January 1575) was a Scottish nobleman and the second son of James, 1st Earl of Arran.

Through his paternal grandmother Mary of Scotland, Hamilton was the great grandson of James II of Scotland. On the death of John Stewart, Duke of Albany in 1536, Arran became the next heir of the Kingdom of Scotland after the king's immediate family.

The children of the immediate royal family proved to be short-lived except the future Mary, Queen of Scots, so on the death of James V of Scotland in 1542 the Earl of Arran stood next in line to the Scottish throne after the baby Queen Mary, for whom he was appointed Regent.

Initially a Protestant and a member of the pro-English party, in 1543 he was involved in negotiating the marriage of the Queen of Scots to the infant Prince of Wales (the future Edward VI). Shortly after, however, he became a Catholic and joined the pro-French faction, consenting to the marriage of the Queen to the French Dauphin, later Francis II. In 1548, the Queen of Scots went to live in the French court. For his work on negotiating the marriage, Hamilton was created Duc de Châtellerault, and made a knight of the Order of Saint Michael.

In 1554, Arran surrendered the regency to Mary of Guise, Mary Queen of Scots' mother. Hamilton gave up the Regency on the condition that he would be next in line after Queen Mary, if she died childless. But Scottish succession had been secretly promised to France.

Hamilton changed allegiance again in 1559, joining the Protestant 'Lords of the Congregation' to oppose the regency of Mary of Guise, and losing his French dukedom as a result. When Francis II died in 1560 Hamilton attempted, without success, to arrange for his son James to marry the young widowed Queen Mary.

His support swung between Mary and the 'Lords of the Congregation', depending on how he saw his advantage, but after Mary married Lord Darnley in 1565 he withdrew to his estates in France. In 1569, he returned to Scotland and was imprisoned until, in 1573, he agreed to recognise Mary's infant James as King of Scotland.

-------------------- 2nd Earl of Arran -------------------- James Hamilton, Duke of Châtellerault and 2nd Earl of Arran (c. 1516 – 22 January 1575), was a Scottish nobleman and regent for Mary, Queen of Scots.

He was the eldest legitimate son of James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Arran.

Through his paternal grandmother Mary of Scotland, Hamilton was the great grandson of James II of Scotland. On the death of John Stewart, Duke of Albany, in 1536, Arran became the next heir of the Kingdom of Scotland after the king's immediate family.

The children of the immediate royal family proved to be short-lived, so on the death of James V of Scotland in 1542 the Earl of Arran stood next in line to the Scottish throne after the king's six-day-old newborn baby daughter Mary, Queen of Scots, for whom he was appointed regent. In 1543, supporters of Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox, challenged Arran's claim and legitimacy by suggesting that his father's divorce and second marriage were invalid.[1]

Initially a Protestant and a member of the pro-English party, in 1543 he was involved in negotiating the marriage of the Queen of Scots to the infant Prince of Wales (the future Edward VI of England). Cardinal Beaton, who favoured the Auld Alliance, was imprisoned at Dalkeith Palace and then Blackness Castle. Henry VIII of England doubted Arran's commitment to English policy and wanted him deposed. On 18 March 1543, Sir George Douglas of Pittendreich, brother of the Earl of Angus, told the English ambassador, Ralph Sadler, that;

"if there be any motion now to take the Governor from his state, and to bring the government of this realm to the king of England, I assure you it is impossible to be done at this time. For, there is not so little a boy but that he will hurl stones against it, and the wives will handle their distaffs, and the commons universally will rather die in it, yea, and many noblemen and all the clergy be fully against it.[2]

On 3 September 1543 there was panic in Edinburgh when it became known that Arran had quietly left town. Although he had said that he was visiting his pregnant wife at Blackness Castle, the pro-English party guessed he would try to meet Cardinal Beaton. The Governor and the Cardinal were reconciled at Callendar House.[3] Shortly after, Arran became a Catholic and joined the pro-French faction, consenting to the marriage of the Queen to the French Dauphin, later Francis II of France, and earning the Duchy of Châtellerault in the process.[4] This led to the seven-year war with England now called the Rough Wooing which was declared on 20 December 1543. The declaration of war was brought by Henry Ray to give to the Parliament of Scotland. Arran replied that the parliament was dissolved, and so he thought it expedient not to answer Henry VIII on the points raised at the time.[5] In 1548 the Queen of Scots went to live in the French court. For his work on negotiating her marriage, Hamilton was created Duke of Châtellerault, and made a knight of the Order of Saint Michael.

In 1554, Arran surrendered the regency to Mary of Guise, Queen Mary's mother. Hamilton gave up the Regency on the condition that he would be next in line after the Queen, if she died childless. But the Scottish succession had been secretly promised to France.

In the first months of the Scottish Reformation Hamilton continued to support Mary of Guise. He faced a Protestant army with the French commander at Cupar Muir in June 1559. He changed his allegiance in August 1559, joining the Protestant Lords of the Congregation to oppose the regency of Mary of Guise, and lost his French dukedom as a result. After the death of Guise, Hamilton persuaded the Parliament of Scotland to back a plan to marry his son James to Elizabeth I of England,[6] and then after the death of Francis II of France in 1560 he attempted, without success, to arrange for James to marry the young widowed Queen Mary.

After Mary married Lord Darnley in 1565 he withdrew to his estates in France. In 1569, he returned to Scotland and was imprisoned until, in 1573, he agreed to recognize Mary's infant James as King of Scotland.

A building from his heyday as Regent survives at Kinneil in West Lothian, his Eastern residence, including carvings and paintings of his heraldry with the collar of Saint Michael.[7]

Hamilton married in 1532, to the Lady Margaret Douglas, daughter of James Douglas, 3rd Earl of Morton, and Catherine Stewart, herself a natural daughter of James IV. His older half-brother James Hamilton of Finnart paid Morton 4000 marks as part of the marriage settlement.[8] They had the following issue: James Hamilton, 3rd Earl of Arran Lady Anne Hamilton – married George Gordon, 5th Earl of Huntly Lady Jean Hamilton – married Hugh Montgomerie, 3rd Earl of Eglinton Lady Barbara Hamilton – married first Alexander Gordon, Lord Gordon, then James Fleming, 4th Lord Fleming John Hamilton, 1st Marquess of Hamilton – married Margaret, daughter of John Lyon, 7th Lord Glamis as her second husband[9] Lady Margaret Hamilton – married Sir Alexander Pethein (Peden) Gawain Hamilton – died in infancy Lady Elizabeth – married George Hamilton David Hamilton – had three children in 1575.[10] Claud Hamilton, 1st Lord Paisley – married Margaret, daughter of George Seton, 7th Lord Seton

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