Malcolm Hamilton (bishop)
He was Rector of Devenish, before being appointed Chancellor of Down in 1612. He was consecrated archbishop of Cashel at Drogheda by Archbishop Christopher Hampton of Armagh on 29 June 1623. He died of an unknown infectious disease on 25 April 1629 and buried in the cathedral at the Rock of Cashel in County Tipperary.
Lewis Hamilton was his son of second marriage and he also was in Swedish service and was elevated there to baronial rank. Through him, colonel, governor Gustav Hamilton (1650s–1691) was Malcolm's grandson.
Captain John Hamilton of Monea was Malcolm's younger son of first marriage. His sons, Malcolm and Hugo, went to Swedish service in 1655 and were in 1689 created barons in peerage of Sweden.
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