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  • ID: I1738
  • Name: George Gordon
  • Suffix: 2nd Marquess of Huntly
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1592
  • Death: MAR 1649
  • Cause: Beheaded for supporting Charles I
  • Note: 1

    Was brought up in England as a Protestant, and created Earl of Enzie by James I.
    On succeeding to his father's title his influence in Scotland was employed by the king to balance that of Argyll in the dealings with the Covenanters, but without success. In the civil war he distinguished himself as a royalist, and in 1647 was excepted from the general pardon; in March 1649, having been captured and given up, be was beheaded by order of the Scots parliament at Edinburgh.
    His fourth son Charles (d. 1681) was created earl of Aboyne in 1660; and the eldest son Lewis was proclaimed 3rd marquess of Huntly by Charles II in 1651. But the attainder was not reversed by parliament until 1661.
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  • Change Date: 25 APR 2006

    Father: George Gordon b: 1562
    Mother: Henrietta Stuart b: 1573

    Marriage 1 Anne Campbell
    • Married: 1607
    1. Has No Children Lewis Gordon
    2. Has Children Mary Gordon b: ABT 1612
    3. Has Children Anne Gordon

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