of Brandon (Dukedom)

of Brandon (Dukedom)

A peerage of the Kingdom of Great Britain.

Letters patent issued on Thu 10th Sep 1711

To James Hamilton as Hereditary peerage (already peer of Scotland).

Nature of Special Remainder

Peerages which may be inherited by a male indirect descendant of the first holder, for example: a brother or a male cousin.

Note: SR to hm of parents, William late Duke and Anne Duchess of Hamilton (S)


Number Surname Forenames Held from Held to
1st Hamilton James Thu 10th Sep 1711 Tue 15th Nov 1712
6th Hamilton Archibald Fri 2nd Aug 1799 Tue 16th Feb 1819
7th Hamilton Alexander Tue 16th Feb 1819 Wed 18th Aug 1852
8th Hamilton William Alexander Anthony Archibald Wed 18th Aug 1852 Wed 15th Jul 1863
9th Douglas-Hamilton William Alexander Louis Stephen Wed 15th Jul 1863 Thu 16th May 1895
10th Douglas-Hamilton Alfred Douglas Thu 16th May 1895 Sat 16th Mar 1940
11th Douglas-Hamilton Douglas Sat 16th Mar 1940 Fri 30th Mar 1973
12th Douglas-Hamilton Angus Alan Douglas Fri 30th Mar 1973 Sat 5th Jun 2010
13th Douglas-Hamilton Alexander Douglas Sat 5th Jun 2010 -