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Encyclopedia > James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Arran

James Hamilton, (c.1475 - 1529), 2nd Lord Hamilton and 1st Earl of Arran, was a Scottish nobleman. Events August 29 - Treaty of Picquigny ends a brief war between France and England. ... Events April 22 - Treaty of Saragossa divides the eastern hemisphere between Spain and Portugal, stipulating that the dividing line should lie 297. ...

Son of Sir James Hamilton, 1st Baron Hamilton, he was made a Scottish Privy Counsellor by James IV, whose marriage with Margaret Tudor he negotiated in 1503. In the same year he was created Earl of Arran for his skill in tournament. He was appointed Lieutenant General of Scotland and helped to reduce the Western Isles in 1504 and to re-establish the King of Denmark. He was detained in England by Henry VII after a diplomatic mission to France in 1507. During the minority of James V he opposed Angus and the English party. He plotted against the Regent Albany. He was president of the council of regency during Albany's absence in France from 1517 to 1520. He was defeated in an attempt to overpower Angus in Edinburgh in 1520. he was again a member of the council of regency in 1522 and lieutenant of the South. He joined the queen-dowager in ousting Albany and proclaiming James V in 1524. He was compelled by Henry VIII to readmit Angus to the council. He supported Angus against Lennox in 1526, but on the escape of James V from the Douglases, he received Bothwell from Angus's forfeited estates. This article concerns the British Sovereigns Privy Council. ... James IV (March 17, 1473 – September 9, 1513) was king of Scotland from 1488 to 1513. ... Margaret Tudor (November 28, 1489 - November 24, 1541), the daughter of Henry VII of England and Elizabeth of York, was a notable figure in the 16th century history of Scotland and England. ... Earl of Arran is a title in the Peerage of Ireland, and also in the Peerage of Scotland. ... This article is about the tournaments of the Middle Ages. ... John, Johann, Johan II, or colloquially Hans, Danish monarch and union king of Denmark (1481 – 1513), Norway (1483 – 1513) Sweden (1497 – 1501), under the Kalmar Union, and also Duke of Schleswig and Holstein. ... Henry VII (January 28, 1457 – April 21, 1509), King of England, Lord of Ireland (August 22, 1485 – April 21, 1509), was the founder of the Tudor dynasty and is generally acknowledged as one of Englands most insidious kings. ... James V (April 10, 1512 – December 14, 1542) was king of Scotland (September 9, 1513 – December 14, 1542). ... This article needs cleanup. ... Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England and Lord of Ireland (later King of Ireland) from 22 April 1509 until his death. ...

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Earl of Arran is a title in the Peerage of Ireland, and also in the Peerage of Scotland. ... James Hamilton - 2nd Earl of Arran (c1516 - 1575) Scottish Nobleman 2nd son on James, 1st Earl of Arran. ... The title Lord Hamilton may refer to one of the following: The Dukes of Hamilton (incorrectly) Marquess of Hamilton,Viscount Hamilton, Baron Hamilton of Strabane and the Scottish Lord of Parliament Lord Hamilton, all subsidiary titles to Duke of Abercorn Baron Hamilton of Glenawly (1660), Baron Hamilton of Stackallen (1715...

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JAMES HAMILTON HAMILTON, 1ST Duke Of (1606-1649), Scottish nobleman, son of James, 2nd marquess of Hamilton, and of the Lady Anne Cunningham, daughter of the earl of Glencairn, was born on the 19th of June 1606.
Hamilton, during his unfortunate career, had often been suspected of betraying the king's cause, and, as an heir to the Scottish throne, of intentionally playing into the hands of the Covenanters with a view of procuring the crown for himself.
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