of Arran and Cambridge (Earldom)

of Arran and Cambridge (Earldom)

A peerage of the Kingdom of Scotland.

Letters patent issued on Sun 12th Apr 1643

To James Hamilton as Hereditary peerage subsidiary to another created by the same letters patent.

Nature of Special Remainder

Peerages which may be inherited by a female direct descendant.

Note: SR to brother William and hm, failing whom to heirs female of the body, without division, and hm bearing name and arms of Hamilton, failing whom to heirs whatsoever


Number Surname Forenames Held from Held to
1st Hamilton James Sun 12th Apr 1643 Tue 9th Mar 1649
4th Hamilton James Wed 9th Jul 1698 Tue 15th Nov 1712
9th Hamilton Archibald Fri 2nd Aug 1799 Tue 16th Feb 1819
10th Hamilton Alexander Tue 16th Feb 1819 Wed 18th Aug 1852
11th Hamilton William Alexander Anthony Archibald Wed 18th Aug 1852 Wed 15th Jul 1863
12th Douglas-Hamilton William Alexander Louis Stephen Wed 15th Jul 1863 Thu 16th May 1895
13th Douglas-Hamilton Alfred Douglas Thu 16th May 1895 Sat 16th Mar 1940
14th Douglas-Hamilton Douglas Sat 16th Mar 1940 Fri 30th Mar 1973
15th Douglas-Hamilton Angus Alan Douglas Fri 30th Mar 1973 Sat 5th Jun 2010
16th Douglas-Hamilton Alexander Douglas Sat 5th Jun 2010 -