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Name James Hamilton 1st Lord Hamilton114,139, M
Birth Date 1415
Death Date 6 Nov 1479 Age: 64
Father James Hamilton 5th of Cadzow , M (<1400-1441)
Mother Janet Livingston , F (<1399-)
Misc. Notes
James Hamilton, 1st Lord Hamilton was born circa 1415. He was the son of Sir James Hamilton, 5th of Cadzow and Janet Livingston.2,3 He married, firstly, Lady Eupheme Graham, daughter of Sir Patrick Graham, Earl of Strathearn and Eupheme Stewart, Countess of Caithness, after 25 February 1440/41. He married, secondly, Mary Stewart, Princess of Scotland, daughter of James II Stewart, King of Scotland and Marie von Geldern, between February 1474 and April 1474. Dispensation from the Pope was granted 25 April 1476, thereby legitimising the two children already born. He died on 6 November 1479.

James Hamilton, 1st Lord Hamilton gained the title of 6th of Cadzow. He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1440. He gained the title of 1st Lord Hamilton on 28 June 1445, or possibly on 3 July 1445. In 1455 he joined the Douglas revolt against King James II of Scotland, then he went over to the King's side and helped to suppress it. He held the office of Sheriff of Lanarkshire on 1 July 1455. He was on various embassies to England between 1461 and 1472.
Spouses
1 Princess Mary Stewart of Scotland114,139, F
Birth Date 1452
Death Date 1488 Age: 36
Father King James ll of Scotland , M (1430-1460)
Mother Mary von Geldern , F (~1433-1463)
Misc. Notes
Mary Stewart, Princess of Scotland was born before 16 May 1452. She was the daughter of James II Stewart, King of Scotland and Marie von Geldern. She married, firstly, Thomas Boyd, 1st Earl of Arran, son of Robert Boyd, 1st Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock and Mariot Maxwell, before 26 April 1467. She married, secondly, James Hamilton, 1st Lord Hamilton, son of Sir James Hamilton, 5th of Cadzow and Janet Livingston, between February 1474 and April 1474. Dispensation from the Pope was granted 25 April 1476, thereby legitimising the two children already born. She died circa May 1488.

Mary Stewart, Princess of Scotland gained the title of Princess Mary of Scotland. As a result of her marriage, Mary Stewart, Princess of Scotland was styled as Countess of Arran before 26 April 1467. From before 26 April 1467, her married name became Boyd. Her marriage to Thomas Boyd, 1st Earl of Arran was annulled before 1468. From before April 1474, her married name became Lady Hamilton.
Children Elizabeth , F (~1474->1531)
  James , M (1475-1529)
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