James Hamilton of Stanehouse, Provost of Edinburgh

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About James Hamilton

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.

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Sir James Hamilton of Stenhouse, who was then Captain of the Castle of Edinburgh, and provost of that city. He had issue

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James Hamilton of Stanehouse, Provost of Edinburgh's Timeline

1510
1510
Raploch, Scotland
1525
1525
Age 15
1533
1533
Age 23
Stanhouse, Lanarkshire, Scotland
1540
1540
Age 30
1548
1548
Age 38
Larkhall, Lanarkshire, UK
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