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Angus Douglas-Hamilton, 15th Duke Of Hamilton

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Gender Male
Age 83
Death11 years ago
Date of birth September 13,1938
Zodiac sign Virgo
Born London
United Kingdom
Date of died June 5,2010
Children Alexander Douglas-Hamilton, 16th Duke of Hamilton
BooksMaria R
Nazis: The Occult Conspiracy
Nazis: The Occult Conspiracy
Parents Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 14th Duke of Hamilton
Elizabeth Douglas-Hamilton, Duchess of Hamilton
Current partnerKay Carmichael
Jillian Robertson
Sarah Jane Scott
Movies/Shows Nazis: The Occult Conspiracy
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Angus Douglas-Hamilton, 15th Duke Of Hamilton Life story


Angus Alan Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 15th Duke of Hamilton and 12th Duke of Brandon, styled Earl of Angus until 1940 and Marquess of Douglas and Clydesdale between 1940 and 1973, was the premier peer of Scotland.

Angus Alan Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 15th Duke of Hamilton and 12th Duke of Brandon (13 September 1938 – 5 June 2010), styled Earl of Angus until 1940 and Marquess of Douglas and Clydesdale between 1940 and 1973, was the premier peer of Scotland.

Career


The son of the 14th Duke of Hamilton and Lady Elizabeth Percy, daughter of the 8th Duke of Northumberland, he was educated at Eton College and Balliol College, Oxford (as was his father before him). One of his younger brothers is the Scottish Conservative and Unionist politician James Douglas-Hamilton, Baron Selkirk of Douglas.

At the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II he was a page in Westminster Abbey and was awarded the 1952 Coronation Medal.

He was Hereditary Keeper of the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

By right of his subsidiary title of Lord Abernethy, he was hereditary bearer of the Crown of Scotland to the Parliament of Scotland. The Duke of Hamilton fulfilled that duty by carrying the Crown in front of Her Majesty The Queen at the opening ceremony of the Scottish Parliament.

He was a campaigner for animal welfare, together with his third wife, Kay Carmichael.

Marriages and children


The 15th Duke married three times:He married firstly Sarah Jane Scott, daughter of Major Sir Walter Scott, 4th Bt, of Beauclerc, on 23 June 1972 (divorced 1987). They had four children and five grand children:

Lady Eleanor Douglas-Hamilton (born 10 August 1973)

Lady Ann Douglas-Hamilton (born 14 May 1976)

Alexander Douglas-Hamilton, 16th Duke of Hamilton (born 31 March 1978)

Lord John William Douglas-Hamilton (born 2 October 1979)He married secondly Jillian Robertson in 1988 (divorced 1995). No issue. She was previously married to Martin Page and Edward A. S. Hulton and died in 2018.He married thirdly Kay Carmichael, now the Dowager Duchess of Hamilton, in 1998. No issue. A qualified nurse, she serves as Patron of Scottish Staffordshire Bull Terrier Rescue.The 15th Duke died on 5 June 2010 at the age of 71.

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Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by the Duke of Hamilton

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