Sir Robert Hamilton, Lord Pressmennan

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About Sir Robert Hamilton, Lord Pressmennan

Biographical Summary

"Robert Hamilton of Presmennan, third son of James Hamilton of Barncleuch, admitted Writer to the Signet 24 March 1648, advocate 13 January 1677; one of the principle clerks of Session 1661-76; a Senator of the College of Justice, under the title of Lord Presmennan, 1 November 1689. He was knighted after the Revolution, and died at Edinburgh, 10 November 1695. Married Marion, eldest daughter of John Denholm of Muirhouse, and had issue."

SOURCE: The Scots Peerage, Vol. II, page 43

Arms

Arms recorded in Lyon Office, 1673 - Gules, three cinquefoils ermine within a bordure quarterly vairy and counter compony, both argent and of the first. CREST: A dexter hand holding a writing pen proper. MOTTO: Tam virtute quam labore

SOURCE: The heraldry of the Hamiltons, page 77


Sir Robert Hamilton, Lord Pressmennan was the son of James Hamilton and Margaret Hamilton. He married Marion Denholm, daughter of John Denholm of Muirhouse, on 17 March 1652/53.3 He died on 10 November 1695.

    He held the office of Lord of Session [Scotland] between 1689 and 1695. He was styled as Lord Pressmennan [Scottish Law Lord] between 1689 and 1695.4 He lived at Pressmennan, Scotland.

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Sir Robert Hamilton, Lord Pressmennan was the son of James Hamilton and Margaret Hamilton. He married Marion Denholm, daughter of John Denholm of Muirhouse, on 17 March 1652/53. He died on 10 November 1695.

He held the office of Lord of Session [Scotland] between 1689 and 1695.4 He was styled as Lord Pressmennan [Scottish Law Lord] between 1689 and 1695.4 He lived at Pressmennan, Scotland

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