James, Duke of Hamilton in 1649. English 17th century nobility.

James, Duke of Hamilton in Armor. England 17th century nobility. Baroque costume.

James, Duke of Hamilton 1649

James, Duke of Hamilton in 1649.

James Hamilton 1606-1649, was a son of James Hamilton, 2nd Marquess of Hamilton and his wife Anne Cunningham. He was educated with King Charles I and stood to the same in the closest personal relationships. In 1625 he succeeded his father as third Marquess of Hamilton and 2nd Earl of Cambridge. Between 1628 and 1644 he held the office of Master of the Horse, since 1630 he was a member of the Order of the Garter. During the English Civil War in 1648 he collected an army for Charles I and invaded England, but was defeated at Preston by the far superior force under Cromwell, soon after, he was caught on the 25th August and on 9 March 1649 beheaded in London.

Associated to:

  1. King James I of England, son of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots.
  2. Bloody Mary, the daughter of Henry VIII.
  3. The character of Henry VIII. Tudor King of England.
  4. The reign of Elizabeth. The days of Queen Bess.
  5. Tudor Queen. The offer of the crown to Lady Jane Grey.
  6. Mary Queen of Scots at Lochleven Castle.
  7. Sir Francis Drake.
  8. The english boy king Edward VI.
  9. Relics associated with Queen Elisabeth.
  10. Charles I of England. King and Martyr.
  11. The English Civil War 1642-1649.
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