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  JAMES HAMILTON - LoveToKnow Article on JAMES HAMILTON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 I 9th of June 1606.
Hamiltons conduct had at last incurred Charless resentment and he was sent, in January 1644, a prisoner to Pendennis Castle, in 1645 being removed to St Michaels Mount, where he was liberated by Fairfaxs troops on the 23rd of April 1646.
Hamilton, during his unfortunate career, had often been suspected of betraying the kings 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.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /H/HA/HAMILTON_JAMES.htm   (1364 words)

 Famous Scots - Patrick Hamilton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hamilton was distantly related to the Stuart King James V and was technically considered Royalty.
Hamilton's activities did not escape the attention of Scotland's Catholic leaders, and in 1528 he was summoned to a conference at St. Andrews by Archbishop Beaton.
The "conference" was in fact a trap laid for Hamilton; he was arrested and sentenced to death for the crimes of being a heretic and propagating heresies.
www.tartans.com /articles/famscots/hamiltonp.html   (394 words)

 Gavin Hamilton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gavin Mark Hamilton (born 16 September 1974 in Broxburn, West Lothian, Scotland) is an all-round cricketer who played one Test for England and has appeared in a number of One-Day Internationals for Scotland.
Hamilton's appearance in England's cause had been brief indeed, but was also to prove costly to him personally, as it meant that he would have to re-qualify to play for Scotland, a process that would take four years.
Having once again become available for Scotland in January, he was immediately recalled to the national team and in November of that year he played exclusively as a batsman in the ICC Intercontinental Cup final against Canada in Sharjah, making 115 as Scotland won by an innings.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gavin_Hamilton   (472 words)

 Encyclopedia: Hamilton, Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hamilton (Hamaltan, in Scottish Gaelic) is a town in Central Scotland.
Hamilton Palace, the former seat of the Dukes of Hamilton, was first built in 1695 and stood until its demolition in 1921.
The 2001 Census recorded a population of 48,546 in Hamilton, and the town is twinned with Châtellerault, in France.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Hamilton,-Scotland   (1112 words)

 Alexander Hamilton
Hamilton now led a group of eight cavalrymen which included Captain Henry Lee, and was about to burn the mill at the small village of Valley Forge when two sentries fired warning shots from their posts.
Hamilton had no choice but to swim to the other side of the river whereafter he wrote to John Hancock, President of the Continental Congress, the British had potential to be in Philadelphia that evening.
Hamilton and Lafayette were close behind General Washington on the battle line as he rallied the Continentals to near victory.
www.ushistory.org /brandywine/special/art08.htm   (2483 words)

 Clan Hamilton
Their chief is still the Premier Duke of Scotland, heir male of the house of Douglas and hereditary keeper of the Palace of Holyrood.
After this initial support of the English, the Hamiltons lent their allegiances to Bruce during the Wars of Independence and were granted the lands of Cadzow.
At one period during the mid 1500's, a Hamilton was heir apparent to the throne, the second Earl of Arran was Regent during the minority of Mary, later Queen of Scots.
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 The Dawning Light: The Reformation in Scotland An Overview of Scottish Presbyterian History - Part One
Nevertheless, Hamilton was labeled as a Lutheran, and this attracted the attention of Archbishop James Beaton.
As Peter Lorimer writes Hamilton "...was a Lutheran, not a Luther."[14] As a Lutheran, Patrick's Places dealt with justification by faith alone which was the heart of Luther's teaching.
Hamilton was executed on the very day that he was turned over to the authorities in order to preclude any intervention by his uncle the king.
www.reformed.org /webfiles/antithesis/v1n1/ant_v1n1_dawn.html   (2852 words)

 Articles - James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hamilton, however, gained over the queen Henrietta Maria for his project, and in September was made a duke, while Montrose was condemned to inaction.
Hamilton's conduct had at last incurred Charles's resentment and he was sent, in January 1644, a prisoner to Pendennis Castle, in 1645 being removed to St Michael's Mount, where he was liberated by Lord Fairfax's troops on 23 April 1646.
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 laying into the hands of the Covenanters with a view of procuring the crown for himself.
www.gaple.com /articles/James_Hamilton,_1st_Duke_of_Hamilton   (1656 words)

 Hamilton Campus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, 12 miles south east of Glasgow in the Central Belt of Scotland.
The Hamilton area has a rich historic past from the legends of Redrech, King of Strathclyde around 568, to the battle of Bothwell Bridge in the time of the Covenanters.
Hamilton of course, was also the home of the powerful aristocratic Dukes of Hamilton family whose architectural contributions to the area include Chatelherault and the Mausoleum.
www.bell.ac.uk /prospectus/hamilton.html   (657 words)

 Golfing nomad at home in Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hamilton's wife, Jacque, whom he met in high school, recalled when they were dating, Hamilton used to pretend he was making a putt to win a major.
Hamilton was so short on money he couldn't afford to practice in Florida during the winter.
Hamilton didn't realize it at the time, but his sponsors were going to give him one more season before pulling his funding.
www.golf.com /gdc/news/article.asp?id=25181   (1086 words)

 City of Hamilton in Bermuda
His great grandfather was Sir Frederick Hamilton, Baron Paisley and Governor of Ulster, a position which necessitated a change of residence from Scotland to Ireland for the family and resulted in Henry's birth a century later.
In Hamilton, during the term of Mayor Henry James Tucker, the cornerstone of the original Hamilton Hotel was built.
Long after Hamilton was incorporated as a town, it became a municipality in Bermuda under the Municipalities Act 1923 of the Bermuda House of Parliament.
www.bermuda-online.org /seecity.htm   (7519 words)

 Hamilton, Strathclyde, Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The ancient burgh of Hamilton was originally known as Cadzow, an Anglicization of the Celtic name "Cadihou," which means "beautiful castle." King David I of Scotland made Cadzow a Royal Barony in the 12th century.
Situated near the industrial city of Glasgow, Hamilton provides the opportunity to visit historical Chatelherault, the hunting lodge of the Dukes of Hamilton, and the Hamilton Mausoleum, which boasts the longest echo of any building in Europe.
Although magnificent Hamilton Palace was demolished in the 1920's due subsidence from mining, many treasures from the Palace were transferred to the present family seat at Lennoxlove.
home.att.net /~hamiltonclan/hamiltown.htm   (289 words)

 Patrick Hamilton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This was enough to upset the Catholic Church and Hamilton was arrested and brought to trial.
Hamilton was Scotland's first Reformation martyr, being burnt at the stake in an attempt to stop the Protestant teaching.
Hamilton's influence in Scotland was great; many people were converted by his testimony and Hamilton's teachings became a cornerstone of Protestant theology in Scotland and England.
www.christianheroes.com /re/re011.asp   (86 words)

 Genealogy Format Document
Thomas Grieve (1) was born in 1821 in Bankhead, Bo'ness, Scotland.
Alexander Hamilton Grieve (7) was born 31 Aug. 1860 in West Lothian, Bo'ness, Scotland.
She was born 19 Sept. 1862 in Blackwood (or Lesmahagow), Lanarkshire, Scotland, died 20 Nov. 1939 in Tyreeanna, VA, and was buried 23 Nov. 1939 in Spring Hill Cem., Tyreeanna, VA.
www.gravesfa.org /gen040.htm   (367 words)

 2004 British 133rd Open Championship, Royal Troon, Scotland - Todd Hamilton - tournament report - Golfing Weekly Article
Hamilton started play on Sunday with a one shot lead on minus 8 but by the time the final pairing of Hamilton and Els reached the turn they were sharing the lead with Phil Mickelson on minus 9.
Of the three, Hamilton was considered by most to be least likely to win but I commented at the time that I thought he was playing more consistently than his celebrity co-leaders.
While Els was setting himself up for a 15 foot birdie putt, Hamilton appeared to be throwing it away, finding the rough first on the right then on the left of the fairway.
www.golfing-weekly.com /articles/2004-british-open.htm   (908 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Hamilton (Scotland)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hamilton (Scotland), burgh and administrative center of South Lanarkshire unitary authority, central Scotland, on the Clyde River near its confluence...
Hamilton, Gavin (1723-1798), Scottish painter and archaeologist, whose historical paintings influenced the neoclassical style in art (...
Hamilton, Sir William (1788-1856), Scottish philosopher, who introduced the ideas of German philosopher Immanuel Kant into British thought.
encarta.msn.com /Hamilton_(Scotland).html   (109 words)

 AllRefer.com - Hamilton, town, Scotland (British And Irish Political Geography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hamilton, town, Scotland, British And Irish Political Geography
51,667), South Lanarkshire, S central Scotland, near the confluence of the Avon and the Clyde rivers.
Once known for its coal mining, Hamilton's industries have developed to include light engineering, textiles, and food processing.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/H/HamiltSco.html   (175 words)

 Clan Hamilton - Tour Itinerary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Continue this afternoon to the Mausoleum in Hamilton and Chatelherault Hunting Lodge for James, 5th Duke of Hamilton and designed by William Adam, the Lodge was completed around 1744.
Lennoxlove is the home of the Duke of Hamilton and the 14th century keep houses a death mask purported to be that of Mary Queen of Scots, a silver casket said to have contained incriminating letters which helped send Mary to her death, and a sapphire ring given to her by Lord John Hamilton.
Reception with the Duke and Duchess of Hamilton at Lennoxlove.
dev1.eraserver.net /clanhamilton/tournew.htm   (1975 words)

 Hamilton, Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Dukes of Hamilton lived until 1900 the Hamilton Palace one of the most houses in the United Kingdom.
In the 1975-96 period Hamilton had lent name to a local government district within Strathclyde Region.
In this novel, a woman named Bridget O'Brien is a widow with two children that is compelled to marry a complete stranger and to live on Scotland Road with her middle-aged husband, Sam...
www.freeglossary.com /Hamilton,_Scotland   (355 words)

 Scotsman.com Sport - Cricket - Hamilton helps Scotland avoid blushes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Former England all-rounder Gavin Hamilton completed his first competitive bowling stint for two years and helped the Scots earn a morale-boosting win in the build-up to their ICC Six Nations campaign in Dubai.
Hamilton, whose big-time career was wrecked by cricket’s version of the yips, snapped up two cheap wickets against a local select who had threatened to embarrass Scotland.
But thanks to Hamilton’s burst of two for seven from three overs, Dubai were skittled for 130.
sport.scotsman.com /cricket.cfm?id=234242004   (490 words)

 HAMILTON RETURNS TO SCOTLAND FOLD: Sporting Life - Cricket | Pakistan v England, South Africa v New Zealand, India v ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Along with Warwickshire's Dougie Brown, he was a star of Scotland's ICC Six Nations Challenge tournament in the United Arab Emirates in February and March this year, a competition they failed to win by the most slender of margins.
On Tuesday, Cricket Scotland confirmed Hamilton was part of a 14-man squad for the games with the Netherlands, Ireland, Denmark and an English Cricket Board XI between July 18-24.
Scotland have yet to win the 50-over tournament and know hosts Holland have become something of a bogey side for them in recent years.
www.sportinglife.com /cricket/news/story_get.cgi?STORY_NAME=soccer/04/07/07/CRICKET_Scotland_Nightlead.html   (596 words)

 Rotary Club of Hamilton, Scotland
The Club is a member of District 1230 and takes an active part in the local community.
Hamilton Golf Club is situated to the west of the A72 road running from Hamilton south towards Larkhall in the village of Ferniegair.
From the M74 (Hamilton Junction) follow the signs for Chatelherault Country Park — the entrance to the Golf Club is next on the right after the entrance to the Country Park
www.geocities.com /hamiltonrotary/Home.html   (234 words)

 John WILSON Janet GILMOUR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Janet WILSON was born 2 Feb 1830 in Hamilton Parish, Lanark, Scotland.
Margaret Charles Freeborn WILSON was born 14 Nov 1834 in Hamilton Parish, Lanark, Scotland and was christened 16 Nov 1834 in Hamilton Parish, Lanark, Scotland.
Isabella was born 10 Jun 1823 in Flemington, Strathaven, Lanark.
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 Computer Hamilton Scotland Sho - BigWalk.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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Broadcasts on DAB in Scotland, Newcastle and Northern Ireland.
Covers the history of Scotland from mysterious ancestors to the modern day, with a focus on religion and Scotland's relations with Europe and England.
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 Golf News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the scope of major victories this season, the victory-leap matchup is a toss-up between Hamilton, winne...
TROON, Scotland — There was a lot of red, white and blue at Royal Troon for Thursday’s opening rou...
It's the town that Todd Hamilton is from.
archive.wn.com /2004/07/20/1400/golf   (373 words)

 Overview of Ian Robertson Hamilton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Born in Paisley, Hamilton was educated at the John Neilson School there and Allan Glen's School in Glasgow.
Hamilton is however principally remembered as the leader of a group who stole (or 'repatriated' depending on your view) the Stone of Destiny in 1950.
With John MacCormick (1904-61), in 1953, Hamilton was also at the centre of a legal case which argued that Queen Elizabeth II should be styled Queen Elizabeth I in Scotland.
www.geo.ed.ac.uk /scotgaz/people/famousfirst2239.html   (172 words)

 The Scotsman - Scotland - Hamilton Palace mirror set to fetch £50,000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A MIRROR which used to sit in the Duke of Hamilton's bathroom is expected to fetch £50,000 at auction.
It was bought by the 10th duke, Alexander Douglas Hamilton, but was sold in 1882, 30 years after his death, with the rest of the palace's contents.
The duke rebuilt much of Hamilton Palace and created a 128ft mausoleum where he was later laid to rest.
thescotsman.scotsman.com /scotland.cfm?id=756772005   (310 words)

 Hamilton, Scotland - Freepedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Dukes of Hamilton lived until 1900 in the Hamilton Palace, one of the most elegant houses in the United Kingdom.
Unfortunately, coal mining caused severe subsistence, and the palace was demolished.
Hamilton is home to Hamilton Academical Football Club.
en.freepedia.org /Hamilton%2C_Scotland.html   (193 words)

 Church of St Mary the Virgin, Hamilton, Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Initially the Episcopal church was set up in the Trades Hall in Hamilton, but it had been leased for only 5 years and there were prospects of a rent increase upon renewal.
The Duke of Hamilton was informed of proposals for a church and the Marquess of Douglas requested to give support.
The foundation stone of the new church was laid on the Feast of the Ascension, 21st May 1846, and the building was opened for worship and consecrated on the 6th August 1847.
www.episcopalglasgow.org.uk /hamilton/index.html   (611 words)

 Shopping Sites from Rampant Scotland Directory
Scotland has won a worldwide reputation for cashmere knitwear and accessories of the highest quality.
Based in Hamilton, Scotland, T J Mathews supply jackets, kilts, trousers, ghillie brogues, hose, skian dubhs to your door or to your store.
This family-run business is located in Scotland and specialises in re-mastering old prints, They have built a collection of old, mainly Scottish prints, where wear and tear has been removed leaving re-mastered images which are printed to the very highest standards.
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