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date: 18 September 2020

Hamilton, Margaret, Lady Belhaven and Stentonlocked

(b. in or before 1625, d. in or after 1694)
  • Rosalind K. Marshall

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Hamilton, Margaret, Lady Belhaven and Stenton (b. in or before 1625, d. in or after 1694), royalist heroine and medical practitioner, was the illegitimate daughter of James Hamilton, second marquess of Hamilton (1589–1625). It has been plausibly suggested that her mother was Anne...

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British Museum, London
private collection
Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
J. B. Paul, ed., , 9 vols. (1904–14)
National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh