James Hamilton (1510 - d.)

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James Hamilton married Margaret, daughter and heiress of Alexander Mouat of Stanehouse, Lanark, so he resigned his interest in Raploch to his younger brothers. He married, second, Grizel, daughter of Robert, third Lord Sempill. He was Captain of Edinburgh Castle, and escaped from ward 1544 {Criminal Trials). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burning_of_Edinburgh_(1544)

By his second wife he had issue." 

James Hamilton of Stenhouse is listed as a Governor of Edinburgh Castle from 1544 to 1548 as well as the Provost of Edinburgh and the Chief Magistrate.

He was killed with his eldest son in a riot, 1548. An account of that riot involving French Troops.