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Hamilton, Johnlocked

(1510/11–1571)
  • Janet P. Foggie

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Hamilton, John (1510/11–1571), Roman Catholic archbishop of St Andrews, was an illegitimate son of James Hamilton, first earl of Arran (1475?–1529). His mother, whose surname was Boyd, came from a well-respected Ayrshire family.

John Hamilton was throughout his life a man of the ...

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