Name: *David HAMILTON
Birth: ABT 1333 in Cadzow Castle, South Lanarkshire, Scotland 1
Death: ABT 1392 in Cadzow, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1
Occupation: BET 1378 AND 1392 3rd Baron of Cadzow 1
SIR DAVID DE HAMILTON, eldest son of Sir David, was the first of his family who adopted the title, Lord of Cadzow.
He was highly esteemed by King Robert the Second, by whom he was knighted, and who, in 1377, made him a grant of the lands of Bothwell Muir. He was also the owner of the lands of Clonesynach, Bernis, and Auldlands, in the county of Renfrew.
He was living in October 1381, but must have died prior to 1392, when his son was Lord of Cadzow.
Sir David married Janet Keith, only daughter of Sir William Keith of Galston.
(The Hamiltons of Waterborough, page 42-43)
David Hamilton of Cadzow, 3rd Laird of Cadzow (c. 1333 - c. 1392) was a Scottish nobleman. The son of David fitz Walter fitz Gilbert of Cadzow, he was born at Cadzow Castle, South Lanarkshire.
David Hamilton was the first of the family recorded as formally using the surname Hamilton, appearing in a writ of 1375 as "David de Hamylton, son and heir of David fitz Walter". in 1378, he is styled David de Hamilton, and in 1381 David Hamilton, Lord of Cadzow. It appears that he was the first to use the Baronial designation of Lord.
David Hamilton married Janet Keith daughter of Sir William Keith of Galston. She survived David Hamilton, and went on to marry Sir Alexander Stewart of Darnley. By Janet Keith, David Hamilton had six children.
Father: *David FITZWALTER b: ABT 1310 in Cadzow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Mother: Margaret LESLIE b: ABT 1315 in Lanarkshire, Scotland
Janet KEITH b: ABT 1340 in Galston, Ayshire, Scotland
- Elizabeth HAMILTON b: 1359 in Cadzow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
- William HAMILTON b: 1360 in Cadzow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
- *John HAMILTON b: 1361 in Cadzow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
- Andrew HAMILTON b: 1362 in Cadzow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
- George HAMILTON b: 1363 in Cadzow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
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