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  Reference.com/Encyclopedia/George Douglas-Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney
Field Marshal, the 1st Earl of Orkney KT(February 9, 1666 - January 29, 1737) was a British soldier and nobleman.
Lord George Douglas-Hamilton was born at Hamilton Palace, and was the fifth son of Anne Hamilton, 3rd Duchess of Hamilton and William Douglas, Earl of Selkirk.
He proceeded to move back to the 1st Foot and he eventually fought at the battle of Landen and the Siege of Namur, both of which were fought during the War of the League of Augsburg.
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  George Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
George Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney, KT (February 9, 1666 - January 29, 1737) was a British soldier.
He proceeded to move back to the 1st Foot and he eventually fought at the battles of Landen and Namur, both of which were fought during the Battle of the Grand Alliance.
In 1695, Hamilton married Elizabeth Villiers, and the following year, he was made Earl of Orkney, which was part of the Scottish peerage.
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 thePeerage.com - Frances Douglas and others
She was the daughter of Field Marshal George Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney and Elizabeth Villiers.
She married Thomas Lumley, 3rd Earl of Scarbrough, son of Richard Lumley, 1st Earl of Scarbrough and Frances Jones, on 27 June 1724.
She married John Boyle, 5th Earl of the County of Cork, son of Sir Charles Boyle, 4th Earl of Orrery and Lady Elizabeth Cecil, on 9 May 1728 Albemarle Street, London, England.
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 Britain.tv Wikipedia - George Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney
Field Marshal Sir George Douglas-Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney (February 9, 1666 - January 29, 1737) was a British soldier and nobleman, the fifth son of Anne Hamilton, 3rd Duchess of Hamilton and William Douglas, Earl of Selkirk.
He proceeded to move back to the 1st Foot and he eventually fought at the battle of Landen and the Siege of Namur, both of which were fought during the War of the League of Augsburg.
At Namur, however, Hamilton received a serious wound, and was eventually promoted to the rank of brigadier.
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 George_hamilton,_1st_earl_of_orkney info here at en.athletic-coaching-salaries.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Field Marshal Sir George Douglas-Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney (February 9, 1666 - January 29, 1737) was a British soldier 'n nobleman, the fifth son of Anne Hamilton, 3rd Duchess of Hamilton 'n William Douglas, Earl of Selkirk.
He proceeded to action back to the 1st Foot 'n he yet fought at the hostilities of Landen 'n the Siege of Namur, both of which were fought outright forth the War of the League of Augsburg.
At the Battle of Blenheim, Hamilton the terminal invasion on the village of Blenheim, receiving the abdication of its French defenders.
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 FitzMaurice Earls of Orkney
In 1872, George married Amelia, widow of the Baron de Samuel, a peer of Portugal.
Earl) is the younger son of Douglas Frederick Harold Fitz-Maurice, son of Major Douglas Commerell Menzies Fitz-Maurice, el.
Earl of Orkney) married Rose Katherine Durk, daughter of the late Joseph William Durk Silley, of Brixam, S. Devon.
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 George_hamilton,_1st_earl_of_orkney info here at en.16-yo.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
He was opening trained by their uncle, Lord Dumbarton, in martial cache of the 1st Regiment of Foot (then avowed as His Majesty's Royal Regiment of Foot).
He proceeded to turn back to the 1st Foot 'n he fought at the barrage of Landen 'n the Siege of Namur, both of which were fought while the War of the League of Augsburg.
At the Battle of Blenheim, Hamilton prima donna the last-minute invasion on the village of Blenheim, receiving the unassertiveness of its French defenders.
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 George_hamilton,_1st_earl_of_orkney info here at en.13-year.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
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He proceeded to stratagem back to the 1st Foot 'n he sometime fought at the skirmish of Landen 'n the Siege of Namur, both of which were fought pending the War of the League of Augsburg.
At Namur, however, Hamilton received a ethical wound, 'n was sometime promoted to the holing point of brigadier.
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 George_hamilton,_1st_earl_of_orkney info here at en.alfred-hitch-covers.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
He proceeded to turn back to the 1st Foot he at last fought at the ravage of Landen the Siege of Namur, both of which were fought throughout the War of the League of Augsburg.
At Namur, however, Hamilton received a checked wound, was at last promoted to the privilege of brigadier.
At the Battle of Blenheim, Hamilton massive the cusp aggression on the village of Blenheim, receiving the capitulation of its French defenders.
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 George Hamilton - tScholars.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
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 George Hamilton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George Hamilton (lumber baron) (1781–1839), lumber baron in the Ottawa Valley
George Hamilton (politician) (1788–1836), Canadian politician, founder of Hamilton, Ontario
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 Cliveden - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
However this house is near the site of a much older construction, which was built in 1666 as the home of George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham.
One especially outstanding garden building was commissioned by George Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney in 1735; this is the octagonal temple (now the chapel) by the architect Giacomo Leoni.
In 1893 it became the home of the Astor family; from 1919 it was the home of Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor and his wife Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor, the first woman Member of Parliament to take her seat.
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 James Pratt's Family Tree - pafg04 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
She married Charles Somerset, Earl of Worcester on 2 Jun 1492.
George Hamilton,1st Earl of Orkney.George married Elizabeth Villiers.
Elizabeth Villiers.Elizabeth married George Hamilton,1st Earl of Orkney.
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 First Earl Of Orkney : Cliveden History
Made an Earl by Queen Anne in the same year that he bought Cliveden, Hamilton was a favourite courtier and famed soldier, having fought in several great battles of the time against the French.
For himself, Orkney desired a grand and grandiloquent country house at Cliveden to reflect his eminent social position.
The gardeners to Queen Anne, George I and George II were all involved in the work.
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 dOUGLASNOTCONNECTED
James Douglas, 4th Duke of Hamilton, 1st Baron of Dutton, (1658 — November 15, 1712) had a child Barbara Fitzroy, the illegitimate daughter of King Charles II and Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland.
IV.Charles Hamilton, Earl of Arran, son of Barbara Fitzroy.
III.Lady Susannah Douglas of Hamilton married 1st, Charles Hay, 3rd Marquess of Tweeddale.
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 British & Imperial Field Marshals
F.M. The Rt Hon George (Hamilton), 1st Earl of Orkney, KT Scots
F.M. The Rt Hon George Francis (Milne), 1st Baron Milne of Salonika, GCB, GCMG, DSO, KStJ
F.M. The Rt Hon Julian Hedworth (Byng), 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy, GCB, GCMG, MVO, KStJ
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 1736 - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
George Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney becomes the first Field Marshal of great Britain
British Witchcraft Act is reformed, eliminating capital punishment for Witches, and instituting fines and jail time for claiming to be a witch or sorcerer
May 10 - George Steevens, English literary critic (d.
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 Descendants of William Douglas, Duke of Hamilton, 1st Earl of Selkirk (1634-1694) gen 1-5 of 10 gen-
Descendants of William Douglas, Duke of Hamilton, 1st Earl of Selkirk (1634-1694) gen 1-5 of 10 gen-
Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton, 3rd Marquess of Hamilton
1st Duke of Marlborough and Barbara Villiers, Duchess of
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 ORKNEY, GEORGE HAMILTO... - Online Information article about ORKNEY, GEORGE HAMILTO...
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 WikiMiki.net - 1775   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
In the Ohio Country, the Virginia frontiersman George Rogers Clark attempted to neutralize British influence among the Ohio tribes by capturing the outposts of Kaskaskia and Vincennes in the summer of 1778.
When General Henry Hamilton, the British commander at Detroit, retook Vincennes, Clark returned in a surprise march in February of 1779 and captured Hamilton himself.
After the Hanoverian George I ascended the Throne in 1714 power began to shift from the Sovereign, and by the end of his reign the position of the ministers—who would in turn have to rely on Parliament for support—was cemented.
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 Siol nan Gaidheal - History: Various areas of Scottish History
20th of February- Orkney and Shetland annexed to the crown of Scotland in 1472.
1st of September- (a) Battle of Tippermuir (Perth) in 1644.
Duke of Hamilton, Duke of Athol, Marquis of Annandale, Earl of Errol, Earl of Marischal, Earl of Buchan, Earl of Glencairn, Earl of Wigton, Earl of Strathmore, Earl of Selkirk, Earl of Kincardine, Viscount Stermont, Viscount Kilsyth, Lord Semple, Lord Oliphant, Lord Balmarino, Lord Blantyre, Lord Barganey, Lord Belhaven, Lord Colvin, Lord Kinnaird.
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 The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) [UK]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Lt-Gen. Lord George (Douglas), 1st Earl of Dumbarton, KT Gen. Frederick Herman (Schomberg), Duke of Schomberg, KG [MGO 1689-90; killed at the Boyne]
George (Hamilton), 1st Earl of Orkney, KT [also 7th Foot; Gov. Virginia 1714-37]
Royal Scots 1st Regiment of Foot (Upper Thames Military Re-enactment Society; War of 1812; Ontario), by Dave Westhouse.
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 thePeerage.com - Elizabeth Villiers and others
She married Field Marshal George Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney, son of Sir William Douglas-Hamilton, 1st Earl of Selkirk and Anne Hamilton, 3rd Duchess of Hamilton, on 25 November 1695.
Field Marshal George Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney b.
was the son of Sir Colin Campbell, 1st Bt.
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 Famous Scots
Earls of Angus - one of the seven original earldoms
James Hepburn Bothwell - Duke of Orkney and Shetland John Bradbury - Botanist
Alexander Cunningham - The 1st earl of Glencairn
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 George Hamilton, 1st Earl Of Orkney : Sirchin - The Free Encyclopedia And Other Stuff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
George Hamilton, 1st Earl Of Orkney : Sirchin - The Free Encyclopedia And Other Stuff
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 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How
Thomas John Hamilton Fitzmaurice, 5th Earl of Orkney (1803-1877)
George William Hamilton Fitzmaurice, 6th Earl of Orkney (1827-1889)
Cecil O'Bryen Fitzmaurice, 8th Earl of Orkney (1919-1998)
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 CalendarHome.com - 1666 - Calendar Encyclopedia
February 9 - George Hamilton, 1st Earl of Orkney, British soldier (d.
March 15 - George Bähr, German architect (d.
May 14 - Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia (d.
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 WikiMiki.net - January 29   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
These poems appear to have been written either in an attempt to win the patronage of a rich benefactor (as was common at the time) or as the result of such patronage.
Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford, an English nobleman and intimate of Queen Elizabeth, became the most prominent alternative candidate for authorship of the Shakespeare canon, after having been identified in the 1920s.
Oxford partisans note the similarities between the Earl's life, and events and sentiments depicted in the plays and sonnets.
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