Clan Hamilton

Basic Info.

Hamilton Clan Crest

Hamilton Clan Crest


Gaelic Name: Hamultun
Motto: Through
Lands: Renfrewshire, Arran
Origin of Name: Placename, England, Hambledon
Seat: Lennoxlove House, East Lothian
Clan Chief: His Grace The Duke of Hamilton

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Hamilton Tartan

Hamilton Modern

Hamilton Modern

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Clan History

Lennoxlove House

Lennoxlove House

Hamilton History

Taking the name of a town in England, a Norman named Walter Fitz-Gilbert of Hambledon, moved to Renfrewshire. He is first mentioned in a 1294 charter given to Paisley monastery giving the privilege of fishing for herring in the Clyde, to which he is a witness. Later, during the Wars of Independence, Fitz-Gilbert was governor of Bothwell Castle on behalf of the English.

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Clan Lands

Hamilton Lands

Hamilton Map

Hamilton Map – from Gill Humphrys’ Clan Map of Scotland

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