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Lord Archibald Hamilton


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1673HPO
Baptism17.2.1672/73HPO
First Known Service11.9.1693CSORN
FatherWilliam Douglas-Hamilton, Duke of HamiltonE-WIKI
Mother Anne Hamilton, 3rd Duchess of HamiltonE-WIKI
WifeMrs. Anne Lucas [Cary] (d.1709) - Married 1684HPO
WifeAnne, Lady Hamilton (d.1719) - Married 17.12.1718HPO
Wife Lady Jane Hamilton (d.1753) - Married 26.9.1719HPO
Last Known Service2.7.1747CSORN
Date of Death5.4.1754HPO

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
11.9.1693 CaptainCSORN
11.9.169317.5.1694
Sheerness (32) 1691-1717
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 107/2/167
BWAS-1603
5.2.1694/952.11.1696
Lichfield (54) 1695-1720
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/33
ADM 6/3
22.4.1696 Court Martial : Archibald Hamilton, Commander, HMS Litchfield. Crime: Failure to seize an enemy vessel. Verdict: Acquitted.ADM 1/5256
2.11.16962.5.1699
Berwick (70) 1679-1700
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/43
BWAS-1603
2.5.169930.1.1700/1
Expedition (70) 1699-1709
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/5/45
BWAS-1603
26.2.1700/123.10.1701
Torbay (80) 1693-1716
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/61
BWAS-1714
14.1.1701/216.3.1701/2
Chichester (80) 1695-1705
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/130
ADM 6/6
16.3.1701/215.9.1702
Boyne (80) 1692-1707
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/19
BWAS-1603
26.3.170316.1.1705/6
Eagle (70) 1699-1707
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/120
BWAS-1603
21.7.170423.7.1704Capture of Gibraltar 
13.8.1704 Battle of Malaga 
16.1.1705/63.12.1706
Royal Katherine (96) 1703-1741
British 96 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1706 Renamed "Ramillies"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/222
BWAS-1714
4.12.170620.12.1706
Royal Katherine (96) 1703-1741
British 96 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1706 Renamed "Ramillies"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/9/30
ADM 6/9
21.12.170620.10.1707
Ramillies (96) 1703-1741
British 96 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1706 Renamed "Ramillies"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/9/36
ADM 6/9
15.6.17085.1710Elected a Member of Parliament for LanarkshireHPO
17111716Appointed Governor of JamaicaE-WIKI
23.12.17181734Elected a Member of Parliament for LanarkshireHPO
17291738Appointed Lord Commissioner of the AdmiraltyE-WIKI
22.2.1734/3524.5.1741Elected a Member of Parliament for QueenboroughHPO
27.3.17422.7.1747Elected a Member of Parliament for DartmouthHPO
17465.4.1754Appointed Governor of Greenwich HospitalE-WIKI
1753 Appointed Lord of Riccarton and PardovanE-WIKI


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Posted by Brian on Monday 11th of January 2016 21:54

The Gentleman's Magazine Deaths 1754 - March 5 - Lord Archibald Hamilton, Governor of Greenwich Hospital, brother to the Duke of Hamilton, kill'd in a duel by Lord Mohun.

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