Lord Archibald Hamilton (1769–1827)
Born in 1769 to Lady Harriet Stewart, and her husband, Lord Archibald Douglas-Hamilton, Hamilton matriculated at Christ Church, Oxford on 23 April 1788. He received his BA in 1792 and his MA in 1795. On 14 October 1790, he was admitted to Lincoln's Inn, and called to the bar in 1799.
He served as MP for 26 years, opposing the governments of Addington and Pitt, and was an advocate of Burgh reform, something that would occur 8 years after his death with the Burgh Police (Scotland) Act, 1833
Hamilton was also Colonel of the Lanarkshire Militia.
- Stephen, Leslie; Lee, Sidney, eds. (1890). "Hamilton, Archibald (1770-1827)". Dictionary of National Biography. 24. London: Smith, Elder & Co.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Lord Archibald Hamilton
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