|Birthplace:||Of, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland|
|Death:||(Date and location unknown)|
|Occupation:||Admiral of the fleet; Sir|
|Managed by:||Margaret, (C)|
About James Gordon
From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on James Gordon:
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James Gordon is the son of George Gordon, 2nd Earl of Huntly and Lady Elizabeth Hay. He was ancestor of the Gordons of Letterfourie Baronets.
He gained the rank of commander in 1513 in the service of the Scots Fleet.
- 1. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 2011. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
From the English Wkipedia page for the Gordon Baronets:
Gordon of Letterfourie, Sutherland (1625)
The creation of Robert Gordon of Gordonstoun, 4th son of the Alexander Gordon, 12th Earl of Sutherland, to the Baronetage of Nova Scotia was the first such in that Baronetage, and until the line failed in 1908 were the premier baronets in Scotland.
Gordon of Gourdonstoun
- Sir Robert Gordon, 1st Baronet (1580- 1656), MP for Invernesshire
- Sir Ludovick Gordon, 2nd Baronet (1624 - c 1685), MP for Elgin & Forresshire
- Sir Robert Gordon, 3rd Baronet FRS (1647 - 1704), MP for Sutherland
- Sir Robert Gordon, 4th Baronet (1696 - 1772), MP for Caithness 1715-1722
- Sir Robert Gordon, 5th Baronet (c 1738 - 1776)
- Sir William Gordon, 6th Baronet (d. 1795)
Gordon of Letterfourie
- Alexander Gordon of Letterfourie (1715 - 1797), never assumed title, dormant until 1806
- Sir James Gordon, 8th Baronet (1779 - 1843)
- Sir William Gordon, 9th Baronet (1803 - 1861)
- Sir Robert Glendonwyn Gordon, 10th Baronet (1824 - 1908)
- baronetcy dormant 24 Mar 1908
- 1. ^ Cokayne, vol ii, p277
- 2. ^ Cokayne, vol ii, p.279
Cokayne. Complete Baronetage. V vols. Exeter, 1902.