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William Alexander Archibald Hamilton, 11th Duke of Hamilton and 8th Duke of Brandon (London, 19 February 1811 – Paris, 8 July 1863), styled Earl of Angus before 1819 and Marquess of Douglas and Clydesdale between 1819 and 1852, was a Scottish nobleman.

He was the son of Alexander Hamilton, 10th Duke of Hamilton and Susan Beckford, daughter of English novelist William Beckford. He was educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford. He was Knight Marischal of Scotland from 1846 and Lord Lieutenant of Lanarkshire from 1852 until his death.

In 1843 at the Mannheim Palace, he married Princess Marie Amélie of Baden, daughter of the Grand Duke Charles of Baden and Stéphanie de Beauharnais, the adopted daughter of Napoleon I. They had three children:

Masonic offices
Preceded by
The Earl of Buchan
Grand Master of the
Grand Lodge of Scotland

1833 – 1835
Succeeded by
Viscount Fincastle
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Earl of Erroll
Knight Marischal
1846 – 1863
Vacant
Preceded by
The Duke of Hamilton and Brandon
Lord Lieutenant of Lanarkshire
1852–1863
Succeeded by
The Lord Belhaven and Stenton
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
Alexander Hamilton
Duke of Hamilton
1852 – 1863
Succeeded by
William Douglas-Hamilton
Peerage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Alexander Hamilton
Duke of Brandon
1852 – 1863
Succeeded by
William Douglas-Hamilton

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