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Elizabeth Hamilton

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Elizabeth Hamilton (daughter of James Hamilton and Mary Stewart).

    Notes:

    Living Apr 1531.

    Elizabeth married Matthew Stewart between 9 Apr 1494 and 18 Apr 1494. Matthew (son of John Stewart and Margaret Montgomery) was born about 1465; died on 9 Sep 1513 in Flodden Field, Northumberland, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Notes:

    Magna Carta Ancestry (citation details below) dates their marriage thus: "married by contract dated 9 April 1494, ratified by dispensation dated 15 April and 312 Aug. 1495".

    Children:
    1. John Stewart was born about 1495; died in in Black Friars, Glasgow, Scotland.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  James Hamilton was born about 1415 (son of James Hamilton and Janet Livingstone); died on 6 Nov 1479.

    Notes:

    James, Lord Hamilton, first Lord Hamilton.

    James married Mary Stewart between Feb 1474 and Mar 1474. Mary (daughter of James II, King of Scots and Mary of Guelders) was born before 15 Jun 1451; died in May 1488. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Mary Stewart was born before 15 Jun 1451 (daughter of James II, King of Scots and Mary of Guelders); died in May 1488.
    Children:
    1. 1. Elizabeth Hamilton


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  James Hamilton was born about 1390; died before May 1441.

    Notes:

    Lord of Cadzow.

    James married Janet Livingstone. Janet (daughter of Alexander Livingstone) died before 31 Jul 1439. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Janet Livingstone (daughter of Alexander Livingstone); died before 31 Jul 1439.
    Children:
    1. 2. James Hamilton was born about 1415; died on 6 Nov 1479.

  3. 6.  James II, King of Scots was born on 16 Oct 1430 in Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland (son of James I, King of Scots and Joan Beaufort); died on 3 Aug 1460 in Roxburgh Castle, Borders, Scotland; was buried in Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.

    Notes:

    Killed at the siege of Roxburgh Castle when one of the large cannons he had imported from Flanders, nicknamed "The Lion," exploded next to him.

    "[V]igorous and successful in his personal reign, popular with the people but not with the great nobles, suppressed the Black Douglas." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    James married Mary of Guelders on 3 Jul 1449 in Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Mary (daughter of Arnold van Egmond and Katherina of Kleve) was born on 17 Jan 1433 in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands; died on 1 Dec 1463 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; was buried in Church of the Holy Trinity, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Mary of Guelders was born on 17 Jan 1433 in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands (daughter of Arnold van Egmond and Katherina of Kleve); died on 1 Dec 1463 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; was buried in Church of the Holy Trinity, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.

    Notes:

    "[P]rudent and energetic, regent for her son King James III." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)] Also called Marie van Egmond.

    Children:
    1. 3. Mary Stewart was born before 15 Jun 1451; died in May 1488.
    2. James III, King of Scots was born on 26 May 1452 in Castle of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland; died on 11 Jun 1488 in Sauchieburn, near Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland; was buried in Cambuskenneth Abbey, Stirlingshire, Scotland.


Generation: 4

  1. 10.  Alexander Livingstone was born in in of Callendar, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
    Children:
    1. 5. Janet Livingstone died before 31 Jul 1439.

  2. 12.  James I, King of Scots was born in Jul 1394 in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland (son of Robert III, King of Scots and Annabella Drummond); died on 21 Feb 1437 in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland; was buried in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.

    Notes:

    "[I]n captivity in England nineteen years, stern, severe but just, strengthened the Crown against the nobility and attempted to reform the Church and to establish the king's law throughout the country, skilled in music and poetry, murdered by rebels who sought to displace his line with that of the descendants of Robert II by his second wife." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    James married Joan Beaufort on 12 Feb 1424 in St. Mary Overy's, Southwark, Surrey, England. Joan (daughter of John Beaufort and Margaret Holand) died on 15 Jul 1445 in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland; was buried in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  3. 13.  Joan Beaufort (daughter of John Beaufort and Margaret Holand); died on 15 Jul 1445 in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland; was buried in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.

    Notes:

    “[S]trong-minded, intelligent, and bloody avenger of her first husband King James I, briefly regent.” [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    Notes:

    Magna Carta Ancestry (citation details below) says "2 (or 13) Feb. 1423/4".

    Children:
    1. Annabella Stewart
    2. 6. James II, King of Scots was born on 16 Oct 1430 in Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; died on 3 Aug 1460 in Roxburgh Castle, Borders, Scotland; was buried in Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.

  4. 14.  Arnold van Egmond was born after 17 Jul 1410 (son of Jan II and Maria van Arkel); died on 23 Feb 1473 in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands; was buried in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands.

    Notes:

    Duke of Guelders. In Palestine 1450-52. "[A]n ineffectual ruler, his son Adolf carried on a long conflict with him and forced his abdication in 1465/6, he then sold his rights in Guelders to Duke Charles the Bold of Burgundy in December 1472." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    Arnold married Katherina of Kleve on 26 Jan 1430 in Kleves, Westphalia, Germany. Katherina (daughter of Adolf I and Marie of Burgundy) was born on 25 May 1417 in Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; died on 10 Feb 1476 in Lobith, Rijnwarden, Gelderland, Netherlands; was buried in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  5. 15.  Katherina of Kleve was born on 25 May 1417 in Kleves, Westphalia, Germany (daughter of Adolf I and Marie of Burgundy); died on 10 Feb 1476 in Lobith, Rijnwarden, Gelderland, Netherlands; was buried in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands.

    Notes:

    "[F]orced into a political marriage at the age of thirteen, she grew to intensely dislike her husband, and after bearing him six children, left him in 1440 when aged twenty-three, later collaborated with her son against her husband, a patron of the arts, she commissioned a magnificent Book of Hours." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    Children:
    1. 7. Mary of Guelders was born on 17 Jan 1433 in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands; died on 1 Dec 1463 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; was buried in Church of the Holy Trinity, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.