SCOTTISH QUIZ

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_______________________Week 17_______________________

So, you think you know Scotland?

Learn more about our scotland through weekly questions

Lochan na h-Achlaise on Rannoch Moor, against the backdrop of the Black Mount Mountains

1.The 3rd Earl’s younger brother John Hamilton was created Marquess of Hamilton, Earl of Arran and Lord Aven on 17 April of what year? 

  • 1595
  • 1599
  • 1593
  • 1597

2.Sir James Hamilton was Regent of Scotland between what year? 

  • 1542 and 1553
  • 1543 and 1554
  • 1542 and 1554
  • 1542 and 1552

3.Sir James Hamilton married Princess Mary, Countess of Arran, daughter of King James II and widow of Thomas Boyd, 1st Earl of Arran in what year? 

  • 1470
  • 1472
  • 1474
  • 1476

4.The 5th laird was succeeded as 6th laird by his son, Sir James Hamilton, who was created a Lord of Parliament as Lord Hamilton in which of these years? 

  • 1445
  • 1446
  • 1447
  • 1448

5.Gilbert de Hameldun is recorded as witnessing a charter confirming the gift of the church at Cragyn to the Abbey of Paisley when? 

  • 1210
  • 1213
  • 1217
  • 1220

6.The 13th Baron Dutton, in the County of Chester was created when? 

  • 1710
  • 1711
  • 1712
  • 1713

7.The 16th Earl of Arran and Cambridge was created when? 

  • 1643
  • 1645
  • 1647
  • 1649

8.The 16th Duke of Hamilton was created when? 

  • 1640
  • 1641
  • 1642
  • 1643

9.The Dukedom has been held together with the Dukedom of Brandon in the Peerage of Great Britain since when? 

  • 1710
  • 1711
  • 1712
  • 1713

10.Duke of Hamilton is a title in the Peerage of Scotland, created when? 

  • 1640
  • 1641
  • 1642
  • 1643

Learn more about our scotland through weekly questions.

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