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Abercorn, James Hamilton, Duke of, 1811-1885


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  • Variants

    • Hamilton, James, Duke of Abercorn, 1811-1885
    • Abercorn, James Hamilton, Marquess of, 1811-1885
    • Hamilton, James Hamilton, Marquess of, 1811-1885
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1811-01-21
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1885-10-31
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Order of the Garter
        • Organization: (naf) Great Britain. Privy Council
        • Organization: (naf) Freemasons. Grand Lodge of Ireland
        • Organization: (naf) Royal University of Ireland
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Mayfair (London, England)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Newtownstewart (Northern Ireland)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Ireland
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
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  • Sources

    • found: Brewster, P. The seven Chartist and military discourses libelled by the Marquis of Abercorn ... 1843.
    • found: DNB(Hamilton, James, first Duke of Abercorn, 1811-1885)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed August 15, 2016(James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn; KG, PC; born January 21, 1811 at Seymour Place, Mayfair; he was educated at Harrow and Christ Church, Oxford; in 1856 he received an honorary doctorate of Civil Laws from the University of Oxford; from 1814-1818 he was styled Viscount Hamilton and from 1818-1868 the Marquess of Abercorn; in 1844 he was made a Knight of the Garter; the same year he became Lord Lieutenant of Donegal; two years later he was appointed a Privy Councillor and Groom of the Stole to Prince Albert; in 1866 he was appointed Viceroy of Ireland and 2 years later he was created Marquess of Hamilton (in the peerage of the UK) and Duke of Abercorn (in the peerage of Ireland); he resigned shortly after Gladstone won the 1868 general election; he was reappointed to the post in 1874 and served as Viceroy until his resignation in 1876; in 1874 he was chosen Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Ireland, a post he held until his death; he was Envoy-Extraordinary for the investiture of King Umberto I of Italy with the Order of the Garter in 1878; he was elected Chancellor of the University of Ireland in 1881; died October 31, 1885 at his home of Baronscourt, County Tyrone)
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    • 1989-11-10: new
    • 2016-08-16: revised
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