Elizabeth Douglas-Hamilton, Duchess of Hamilton

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Her Grace
The Duchess of Hamilton
Born(1916-05-25)25 May 1916
Died16 September 2008(2008-09-16) (aged 92)
Spouse(s)Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 14th Duke of Hamilton
IssueAngus Douglas-Hamilton, 15th Duke of Hamilton
James Douglas-Hamilton, Baron Selkirk of Douglas
Lord Hugh Douglas-Hamilton
Lord Patrick Douglas-Hamilton
Lord David Douglas-Hamilton
ParentsAlan Percy, 8th Duke of Northumberland
Helen Gordon-Lennox

Elizabeth Ivy Douglas-Hamilton, Duchess of Hamilton, OBE, DL (25 May 1916 – 16 September 2008),[1] was the daughter of Alan Percy, 8th Duke of Northumberland (1880–1930) and his wife, Helen.

She was born as Lady Elizabeth Ivy Percy at Alnwick Castle in Northumberland and spent her youth between there, Albury House in Surrey and Syon House in Middlesex. She was married in 1937 to Douglas Douglas-Hamilton (the then Marquess of Douglas and Clydesdale), who subsequently became the 14th Duke of Hamilton and 11th Duke of Brandon.

The arms of the Dukes of Hamilton impaled with the arms of the Dukes of Northumberland


  1. ^ Ross, Shan (17 September 2008). "Elizabeth, Duchess of Hamilton dies at 92". The Scotsman. Retrieved 17 September 2008.