Biography of Douglas Hamilton 8th Duke Hamilton, 5th Duke Brandon

Timeline

On 24 Jul 1756 Douglas Hamilton 8th Duke Hamilton, 5th Duke Brandon was born to James Hamilton 6th Duke Hamilton, 3rd Duke Brandon and Elizabeth Gunning Countess Argyll at Holyrood Palace, Holyrood.

Around 1763 Douglas Hamilton 8th Duke Hamilton, 5th Duke Brandon educated at Eton College.

On 07 Jul 1769 Douglas Hamilton 8th Duke Hamilton, 5th Duke Brandon succeeded 8th Duke Hamilton, 5th Duke Brandon of Suffolk, 5th Baron Dutton of Cheshire.

Around 1777 Douglas Hamilton 8th Duke Hamilton, 5th Duke Brandon and Elizabeth Anne Burrell Duchess Hamilton, Duchess Brandon were married. Elizabeth Anne Burrell Duchess Hamilton, Duchess Brandon by marriage Duke Hamilton, Duke Brandon of Suffolk.

On 20 Dec 1790 Douglas Hamilton 8th Duke Hamilton, 5th Duke Brandon succeeded 2nd Baron Hamilton of Hamilton in Leicestershire. Elizabeth Anne Burrell Duchess Hamilton, Duchess Brandon by marriage Baron Hamilton of Hamilton in Leicestershire.

On 02 Aug 1799 Douglas Hamilton 8th Duke Hamilton, 5th Duke Brandon died at Hamilton Palace, Hamilton.

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 27 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 18 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 24 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 19 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 13 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 8 Grand Son of James IV King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 19 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 14 Grand Son of John "The Good" II King France

Ancestry

Father: James Hamilton 6th Duke Hamilton, 3rd Duke Brandon Great x 12 Grandson Edward III King England

GrandFather: James Hamilton 5th Duke Hamilton, 2nd Duke Brandon Great x 11 Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: James Hamilton 4th Duke Hamilton, 1st Duke Brandon Great x 10 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Hamilton 3rd Duke Hamilton Great x 9 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Douglas 1st Marquess Douglas Great x 8 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mary Gordon Marchioness Douglas

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Hamilton 3rd Duchess Hamilton Great x 9 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: James Hamilton 1st Duke Hamilton Great x 8 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mary Feilding Duchess Hamilton Great x 9 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandMother: Elizabeth Gerard Duchess Brandon Great x 10 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Digby Gerard 5th Baron Gerard Great x 9 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Charles Gerard 4th Baron Gerard Great x 8 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Jane Digby Baroness Gerard

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Gerard Baroness Gerard

Great x 3 GrandFather: Charles Gerard 1st Earl Macclesfield

GrandMother: Anne Cochrane Duchess Hamilton, Duchess Brandon

Great GrandFather: John Cochrane 4th Earl Dundonald

Mother: Elizabeth Gunning Countess Argyll

GrandFather: John Barnaby Gunning

GrandMother: Bridget Bourke