Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I1209
  • Name: George Gordon
  • Suffix: 4th Earl of Huntly
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1513
  • Death: 22 OCT 1562 in Corrichie
  • Burial: Gordon Vault, Cathedral, Elgin, Moray, Scotland
  • Occupation: High Chancellor
  • Cause: In the retreat at the battle of Corrichie, probably of heart attack
  • BATT: Corrichie 1562 (died in retreat)
  • Note: 1

    ?Reputed to be the wealthiest, wisest and most powerful subject in Scotland.?
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    Probably died of a heart attack (he was extremely overweight.)
    (The History Today Who's who in British History. By Juliet Gardiner.)
  • _UID: 621CEE812F8E4687B4ACA87425C61702F7BC
  • Change Date: 27 MAR 2009



    Father: John Gordon
    Mother: Margaret Stuart b: 1497

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Keith
    • Married: 27 MAR 1530
    Children
    1. Has Children George Gordon
    2. Has Children Margaret Gordon
    3. Has No Children Jean Gordon
    4. Has No Children John Gordon
    5. Has Children Elizabeth Gordon b: ABT 1540 in Huntly
    6. Has No Children Alexander Gordon

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Publication: Burke?s
      Periodical: Peerage
      Date: 1996
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