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Duke Hamilton is dead!

a story of aristocratic life and death in Stuart Britain

by Victor Louis Stater

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Published by Hill and Wang in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England),
  • Great Britain,
  • England,
  • London,
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Hamilton, James Douglas, Duke of, 1658-1712 -- Death and burial.,
    • Mohun, Charles Mohun, Baron, 1677-1712 -- Death and burial.,
    • Inheritance and succession -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Aristocracy (Social class) -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Aristocracy (Social class) -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.,
    • Dueling -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Nobility -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Nobility -- Scotland -- Biography.,
    • London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Stuarts, 1603-1714 -- Biography.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1702-1714.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [310]-320) and index.

      StatementVictor Stater.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA483.H315 S73 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 332 p. :
      Number of Pages332
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL380683M
      ISBN 100809040336
      LC Control Number98042907

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The 11th Duke's son William, 12th Duke of Hamilton (who changed his surname to "Hamilton Douglas") died without a male heir and the Dukedom passed to his fourth cousin Alfred, 13th Duke of Hamilton, who was descended from the 4th Duke of Hamilton and whose line of the family had adopted the surname "Douglas-Hamilton".First holder: James Hamilton, 3rd Marquess of Hamilton.

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Duke Hamilton is dead!: a story of aristocratic life and death in Stuart Britain in SearchWorks catalog. Why. On this date, James, 4th Duke of Hamilton was dead. James, 4th Duke of Hamilton, was a Scottish nobleman, born to William Douglas, 1st Earl of Selkirk, and Anne, 3rd Duchess of Hamilton, in He had a strong claim to both the Scottish and English thrones through his mother, a descendant of James I on her paternal side.

William Alexander Louis Stephen Douglas-Hamilton, 12th Duke of Hamilton, 9th Duke of Brandon, 2nd Duke of Châtellerault KT (12 March in London – 16 May in Algiers) was a Scottish nobleman.

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InHamilton Palace stood grandly to the south-east of Glasgow. Home to the Dukes of Hamilton for nearly years, inside its magnificent walls lived treasures to rival the Royal Collection. Exquisite furniture, famed paintings, coveted objets d’art, the finest finds from antiquity: it was the hoard of a family Daniel Defoe once called ‘great possessors.’.

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