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Biography of Anne Spencer Duchess Hamilton Duchess Brandon 1710-1771

1712 Hamilton–Mohun Duel

1752 Marriage of James Duke Hamilton and Elizabeth Gunning on the Day they Met


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In 1710 Anne Spencer Duchess Hamilton Duchess Brandon 1710-1771 was born to [her father] Edward Spencer 1669-1728 (41) at Rendlesham.

Hamilton–Mohun Duel

On 12 Nov 1712 Charles Mohun 4th Baron Mohun Okehampton 1675-1712 (37) duelled with James Hamilton 4th Duke Hamilton 1st Duke Brandon 1658-1712 (54) at Hyde Park over a legal dispute about the estate and inheritance of the late Earl Macclesfield 1C 1679.
Mohun had married Charlotte Orby Baroness Mohun Okehampton grand-daughter of Charles Gerard 1st Earl Macclesfield 1618-1694. James Hamilton 4th Duke Hamilton 1st Duke Brandon 1658-1712 (54) had married Elizabeth Gerard Duchess Brandon 1680-1743 (32).
On 15 Nov 1712 James Hamilton 4th Duke Hamilton 1st Duke Brandon 1658-1712 (54) died from wounds received duelling. His son [her future husband] James Hamilton 5th Duke Hamilton 2nd Duke Brandon 1703-1743 (9) succeeded 5th Duke Hamilton, 2nd Duke Brandon of Suffolk, 2nd Baron Dutton of Cheshire.
On 15 Nov 1712 Charles Mohun 4th Baron Mohun Okehampton 1675-1712 (37) died from wounds received duelling; his father had died the same way.

On 14 Feb 1723 [her future husband] James Hamilton 5th Duke Hamilton 2nd Duke Brandon 1703-1743 (20) and Anne Cochrane Duchess Hamilton Duchess Brandon 1706-1724 (17) were married. Anne Cochrane Duchess Hamilton Duchess Brandon 1706-1724 (17) by marriage Duchess Hamilton, Duke Brandon of Suffolk.

On 25 Mar 1728 [her father] Edward Spencer 1669-1728 (59) died at Rendlesham.

Before 03 Nov 1729 [her future husband] James Hamilton 5th Duke Hamilton 2nd Duke Brandon 1703-1743 and Elizabeth Strangeways Duchess Hamilton Duchess Brandon -1729 were married. Elizabeth Strangeways Duchess Hamilton Duchess Brandon -1729 by marriage Duchess Hamilton, Duke Brandon of Suffolk.

On 21 Aug 1737 [her husband] James Hamilton 5th Duke Hamilton 2nd Duke Brandon 1703-1743 (34) and Anne Spencer Duchess Hamilton Duchess Brandon 1710-1771 (27) were married. Anne Spencer Duchess Hamilton Duchess Brandon 1710-1771 (27) by marriage Duchess Hamilton, Duke Brandon of Suffolk.

In 1738 [her daughter] Anne Hamilton Countess Donegal 1738-1780 was born to [her husband] James Hamilton 5th Duke Hamilton 2nd Duke Brandon 1703-1743 (35) and Anne Spencer Duchess Hamilton Duchess Brandon 1710-1771 (28).

On 15 Jul 1740 [her son] Archibald Hamilton 9th Duke Hamilton 6th Duke Brandon 1740-1819 was born to [her husband] James Hamilton 5th Duke Hamilton 2nd Duke Brandon 1703-1743 (37) and Anne Spencer Duchess Hamilton Duchess Brandon 1710-1771 (30).

In 1742 [her son] Spencer Hamilton 1742-1791 was born to [her husband] James Hamilton 5th Duke Hamilton 2nd Duke Brandon 1703-1743 (39) and Anne Spencer Duchess Hamilton Duchess Brandon 1710-1771 (32).

On 02 Mar 1743 [her husband] James Hamilton 5th Duke Hamilton 2nd Duke Brandon 1703-1743 (40) died. His son [her step-son] James Hamilton 6th Duke Hamilton 3rd Duke Brandon -1758 (18) succeeded 6th Duke Hamilton, 3rd Duke Brandon of Suffolk, 3rd Baron Dutton of Cheshire.

After 02 Mar 1743 [her husband] Richard Savage Nassau 1723-1780 and Anne Spencer Duchess Hamilton Duchess Brandon 1710-1771 were married.

On 14 Apr 1743 [her step-son] James Hamilton 6th Duke Hamilton 3rd Duke Brandon -1758 (18) was created as Doctor of Civil Law at St Mary Hall Oriel College.

Marriage of James Duke Hamilton and Elizabeth Gunning on the Day they Met

On 14 Feb 1752 [her step-son] James Hamilton 6th Duke Hamilton 3rd Duke Brandon -1758 (27) and Elizabeth Gunning Duchess Hamilton 1733-1790 (18) met for the first time at a Valentine's Ball at Bedford House Covent Garden. He proposed marriage.
[her step-son] James Hamilton 6th Duke Hamilton 3rd Duke Brandon -1758 (27) and Elizabeth Gunning Duchess Hamilton 1733-1790 (18) were married at Mayfair Chapel Curzon Street the same night; the location being one where he didn't require a license. This before the Marriage Act of 1753. Elizabeth Gunning Duchess Hamilton 1733-1790 (18) by marriage Duchess Hamilton, Duke Brandon of Suffolk.

On 17 Jan 1758 [her step-son] James Hamilton 6th Duke Hamilton 3rd Duke Brandon -1758 (33) died. His son James Hamilton 7th Duke Hamilton 4th Duke Brandon 1755-1769 (2) succeeded 7th Duke Hamilton, 4th Duke Brandon of Suffolk, 4th Baron Dutton of Cheshire.

On 11 Sep 1761 Arthur Chichester 1st Marquess Donegal 1739-1799 (22) and [her daughter] Anne Hamilton Countess Donegal 1738-1780 (23) were married. [her daughter] Anne Hamilton Countess Donegal 1738-1780 (23) by marriage 5th Countess Donegal.

On 25 May 1765 [her son] Archibald Hamilton 9th Duke Hamilton 6th Duke Brandon 1740-1819 (24) and Harriet Stewart Duchess Hamilton Duchess Brandon -1788 were married.

On 09 Mar 1771 Anne Spencer Duchess Hamilton Duchess Brandon 1710-1771 (61) died.

On 17 May 1780 [her former husband] Richard Savage Nassau 1723-1780 (56) died.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: Spencer

Ancestry

Father: Edward Spencer 1669-1728

GrandFather: John Spencer 1638-1709

Great GrandFather: Edward Spencer 1609-1670

Great x 2 GrandFather: Robert Spencer 1582-1633

Great x 3 GrandFather: Leonard Spencer 1556-1600