Biography of William Hamilton 2nd Duke Hamilton

Timeline

On 14 Dec 1616 William Hamilton 2nd Duke Hamilton was born to James Hamilton 2nd Marquess Hamilton and Ann Cunningham Marchioness Hamilton at Hamilton Palace, Hamilton.

On 09 Mar 1649 William Hamilton 2nd Duke Hamilton succeeded 2nd Duchess Hamilton.

In 1650 William Hamilton 2nd Duke Hamilton was appointed 449th Knight Garter: Charles II.

On 12 Sep 1651 William Hamilton 2nd Duke Hamilton died.

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 23 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 13 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 19 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 14 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 8 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 3 Grand Son of James IV King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 14 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 9 Grand Son of John "The Good" II King France

Ancestry

Father: James Hamilton 2nd Marquess Hamilton Great x 7 Grandson Edward III King England

GrandFather: John Hamilton 1st Marquess Hamilton Great x 6 Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: James Hamilton 1st Duke Châtellerault Great x 5 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: James Hamilton 1st Earl Arran Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: James Hamilton 1st Lord Hamilton

Great x 3 GrandMother: Mary Stewart Countess Arran Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Home Countess Arran

Great x 3 GrandFather: Alexander Home 2nd Lord Home

Great GrandMother: Margaret Douglas Duchess Châtellerault Great x 5 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: James Douglas 3rd Earl Morton Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Douglas 2nd Earl Morton Great x 3 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Janet Crichton Countess Morton

Great x 2 GrandMother: Catherine Stewart Countess Morton Great x 5 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: James IV King Scotland Great x 4 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Boyd

GrandMother: Margaret Lyon Marchioness Hamilton

Great GrandFather: John 7th Lord Glamis Lyon

Mother: Ann Cunningham Marchioness Hamilton

GrandFather: James Cunningham 7th Earl Glencairn