James II Hamilton '6th Laird' 1415–1479 BIRTH 1415 NOV 06 • Cadzow Castle, Lanarkshire, Scotland DEATH 1479 NOV 06 • Hamilton, Clydesdale, Lanarkshire, Scotland 16th great-grandfather. Burial: Unknown (Brian Family) Wife: Mary Stewart 'Princess'
The Book of Armagh declares the High King of Ireland, Brian Boru to be “Imperator Scottorum” or “Emperor of the Irish”. Ireland was named by the Romans “Scotia” and its people Scoti. The invasion of Irish tribes of northern Britain led it to acquiring the name “Scotland” or land of the Irish.