John Hamilton (c. 1511 – April 6, 1571), Scottish prelate and politician, was a natural son of James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Arran. Events 46 BC - Julius Caesar defeats Caecilius Metellus Scipio and Marcus Porcius Cato in the Battle of Thapsus Scotland ( Gaelic: Alba) is a Country in northwest Europethat occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain. A prelate is a high-ranking member of the Clergy who either is an Ordinary or ranks in precedence with ordinaries A politician (from Greek " Polis " is an individual who is involved in influencing public decision making through the influence of Politics or a person In Common law, legitimacy is the status of a Child that is born to parents who are legally married to one another or that is born shortly after the James Hamilton 1st Earl of Arran, (c 1475 &ndash 1529 was a Scottish politician 
At a very early age he became a monk and Abbot of Paisley, and after studying in Paris he returned to Scotland, where he soon rose to a position of power and influence under his half-brother, the regent Arran. MONK is a Monte Carlo software package for simulating nuclear processes particularly for the purpose of determining the neutron multiplication factor or k-effective The Abbot of Paisley (later Commendator of Paisley; Prior of Paisley before 1219 was the head of the Cluniac monastic community of Paisley Abbey Paris (ˈpærɨs in English; in French) is the Capital of France and the country's largest city A regent, from the Latin regens "who reigns" is a person selected to act as Head of state (ruling or not because the ruler is a minor The Isle of Arran ( Scots Gaelic: Eilean Arainn) is the largest island in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland, with an area of 430 km² (167 square He was made Keeper of the Privy Seal of Scotland in 1543 and bishop of Dunkeld two years later; in 1546 he followed David Beaton as archbishop of St Andrews, and about the same time he became treasurer of the kingdom. The office of Keeper of the Privy Seal of Scotland, one of the Great Officers of State, first appears in the reign of David II. The Bishop of Dunkeld is the ecclesiastical head of the Diocese of Dunkeld, one of the largest and more important of Scotland 's 13 medieval bishoprics David Beaton (c 1494 &ndash 29 May 1546) was Archbishop of St Andrews and the last Scottish Cardinal prior to the The Bishop of St Andrews (Easbaig Chill Rìmhinn was the ecclesiastical head of the Diocese and then as Archbishop of St Andrews (Àrd-easbaig Chill Rìmhinn The Treasurer was a senior post in the pre- Union government of Scotland, the Privy Council of Scotland.
He made vigorous efforts to stay the growth of Protestantism, but with one or two exceptions persecution was not the policy of Archbishop Hamilton, and in the interests of the Roman Catholic religion a catechism called Hamilton's Catechism (published with an introduction by TG Law in 1884) was drawn up and printed, possibly at his instigation. Protestantism refers to the forms of Christian faith and practice that originated in the 16th century Protestant Reformation. A catechism (ˈkætəkɪzəm κατηχισμός is a summary or exposition of Doctrine, traditionally used in Christian religious teaching from New Testament
Having incurred the displeasure of the Protestants, now the dominant party in Scotland, the archbishop was imprisoned in 1563. After his release he was an active partisan of Mary queen of Scots; he baptised the infant James, afterwards King James VI, and pronounced the divorce of the queen from Bothwell. In politics a partisan is a committed member of a party In multi-party systems the term is typically understood to describe a person who supports their party's measures without an James VI and I (19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625 was King of Scotland as James VI, and King of England and King of Ireland as James James Hepburn 1st Duke of Orkney (c 1534 – 14 April 1578) better known by his inherited title as 4th Earl of Bothwell, was Hereditary Lord High
He was present at the Battle of Langside, and some time later took refuge in Dumbarton Castle. The Battle of Langside, fought on May 13 1568, was one of the more unusual contests in Scottish history bearing a superficial resemblance to a grand family quarrel Dumbarton Castle ( Gaelic Dùn Breatainn d̪̊unˈb̊ɾʲɛhd̪̊ɪɲ ( has the longest recorded history of any stronghold in Great Britain. Here he was seized, and on the charge of being concerned in the murders of Lord Darnley and the regent Murray he was tried, and hanged on the 6th of April 1571. Lord Darnley is a title associated with a Scottish Lordship of Parliament first created in 1356 and tracing a descent to the Dukedom of Richmond in James Stewart 1st Earl of Moray (c 1531 &ndash January 23, 1570) was Regent of Scotland from 1567 until his Assassination in 1570 The archbishop had three children by his mistress, Grizzel Sempill.
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2nd Lord Ruthven
|Bishop of Dunkeld|
|Archbishop of St. Andrews|
David Cardinal Beaton
Archbishop of St Andrews
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Archbishop of St Andrews