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  • ID: I3753
  • Name: William Gordon
  • Suffix: 1st of Gight
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1455
  • Death: 9 SEP 1513 in Flodden
  • Residence: Gight, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
  • Cause: Killed in battle
  • Note: 1

    3rd son.
    Temple's "Thanage of Fermartyn":
    "The Castle of Gight overlooks the Braes of Gight through which the Ythan flows. About the year 1497 the estate became the property of William Gordon, 3rd son of GEORGE, 2nd EARL OF HUNTLY, by a sister of the 3rd EARL OF ERROL. Sir Patrick Maitland, the then Baron of Gight, died, leaving two daughters, and EARL GEORGE got the gift of the ward of their marriage. His second [?] son William , not being willing to marry either of the heiresses, EARL GEORGE provided them with other husbands, with whom he transacted for the lands of Gight and Schivas, which he gave to his son, the said William.
    Of Schivas and Gight.
  • _UID: 7829D403A0B54F1B8D7855037538B9CFC970
  • Change Date: 28 FEB 2007

    Father: George Gordon
    Mother: Elizabeth Hay

    Marriage 1 Janet Ogilvie
    • Married:
    1. Has No Children George Gordon
    2. Has Children Barbara Gordon b: ABT 1502 in Gight, Aberdeen, Scotland
    3. Has Children John Gordon b: ABT 1504
    4. Has Children Catherine Gordon

    1. Type: Web Site
      Title: Stirnet Genealogy
      Author: Patrick Barns-Graham
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