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|HAMILTON, Gavin Provost of the Collegiate Church of Bothwell
HAMILTON, Gavin Provost of the Collegiate Church of Bothwell 1 2
- Born: 1417
- Marriage (1): MUIRHEAD, Jean "the fair maid of Lechbrunnock"
- Died: before 29th May 1493 2
Gavin Hamilton was the fourth son of his father.
Gavin married Jean MUIRHEAD "the fair maid of Lechbrunnock". (Jean MUIRHEAD "the fair maid of Lechbrunnock" was born about 1420.)
Gavin Hamilton and Jean Muirhead were within the degrees of consanguinity prohibited by the Church, and no dispensation having been obtained, the marriage would not be lawful. A legitimation process took place on 29 May 1493 whereby the illegitimacy of children of this marriage was abolished. 2
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Internet Site, http://digital.nls.uk/histories-of-scottish-families/archive/95283459?mode=transcription Heraldry of the Hamiltons The Hamiltons of Dalzell.