Sir John Hamilton of Magdalens

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John Hamilton

Death: Died in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Thomas Hamilton, Kt., of Priestfield and Elizabeth Hamilton
Husband of Agnes Hamilton
Father of Anne Hamilton
Brother of Sir Andrew Hamilton of Redhouse and Patrick Hamilton
Half brother of Christian Hamilton and Sir Thomas Hamilton, First Earl of Haddington

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About Sir John Hamilton of Magdalens

Biographical Summary

"Sir John of Magdalens. He was appointed Lord Clerk Register in succession to Sir George Hay 3 July 1622, and was admitted an ordinary Lord of Session 27 July in that year; he was superseded in 1626, when it was decided that no judges should be members of the Council, but was made an Extraordinary Lord 2 November 1630. He was a member of the Privy Council from 1622 till its reconstruction in 1626, when he was again included amongst its members. He died at Holyrood 28 November 1632, and was buried in the Abbey there. He married, about 1604, Agnes, daughter of William Hamilton, merchant burgess of Edinburgh, and by her had at least one daughter."

SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. IV, page 307

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November 18, 1632
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland