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Anne Hamilton was the daughter of Lady Mary Fielding and James Hamilton 3rd Marquis of Hamilton and later, 1st Duke of Hamilton.
Her mother died in childbirth leaving 5 delicate children. In hope of improving their health, Anne's father moved the family to Chelsea where the air was better. However, only Anne and her younger sister, Susanna survived.
PAIN INFLICTED SUFFERING ENDURED INJUSTICE DONE
The Paisley, Bargarron or Renfrewshire Witches were 4 women and 3 men: Margaret Lang, Catherine Campbell, Margaret Fulton, and Agnes Naismith, John Lindsay, James Lindsay (brothers aged 11 and 14) John Reid.
They were accused of having bewitched Christian Shaw, an 11 year old girl, daughter of the Laird of Bargarron. They were found guilty and condemned to death.
James Reid hanged himself in prison. The others were hanged and burnt at Gallow Green on 10 June 1697. Catherine and Agnes cursed those present,
THE INHABITANTS O PAISLEY
IN MEMORY OF
OUR LATE DEARLY BELOVED
AND HER LONG PROSPEROUS
GLORIOUS AND BENEFICENT REIGN
REGINA ET IMPERATRIX
MDCCCXXVII - MDCCCCI
F J WILLIAMSON
Teampull Na Trianaid
Medieval monastry and college of European significance founded by Beathag, daughter of Somhairle (Somerled).
The daughter of Somerled, Lord of the Isles. She founded and was the first prioress of the Augustinian convent on Iona. She is buried on Iona.