James, sixth Duke of Hamilton

Standard Name: Hamilton, James,,, sixth Duke of


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Family and Intimate relationships Lady Charlotte Bury
LCB 's mother, born Elizabeth Gunning , was one of the two famously beautiful Miss Gunnings: the second daughter of Irish landowner John Gunning of Castle Coot in Roscommon. She married firstly James Hamilton
Residence Alison Cockburn
From 1750 AC lived with her husband at Hamilton Palace near Glasgow, the home of James Hamilton, sixth duke , where Patrick Cockburn was employed as Commissioner for the Hamilton estates.
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Ewan, Elizabeth et al. The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women : From the Earliest Times to 2004. Edinburgh University Press.
Cockburn, Alison. Letters and Memoirs. Editor Craig-Brown, Thomas, David Douglas.


: The Gunning sisters arrived in London from...

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The Gunning sisters arrived in London from Ireland, and created a sensation with their beauty: Maria was aged around seventeen and Elizabeth was a year younger.


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