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About William Gordon of Gight, Knight

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from the third son, Sir William, ancestor of the Gordons of Gight, the mother of Lord Byron was descended.

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William Gordon died on 9 September 1513 at Flodden Field, Northumberland, England, killed in action.1

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He was the son of George Gordon, 2nd Earl of Huntly and Lady Elizabeth Hay.1 He was ancestor of the Gordons of Gight.1 He fought in the Battle of Flodden on 9 September 1513.1

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He had the lands of Aboyne and he exchanged these with his brother Adam for the lands of Gight.

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  1. Janet Ogilvy, daughter of Sir Walter Ogilvy, of Boyne, b. est 1455 & Margaret Edmonstone 
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  1. Catherine Gordon. Married James Innes, of Crommey 
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  3. John Gordon. Married Marjory Gordon.
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  5. George Gordon, of Gight, b. Abt 1502. Married Elizabeth Gordon, of Fetterletter 
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  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.
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  1. [S00119]   The Lineage and Ancestry of H.R.H. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Edinburgh, 1977, Paget, Gerald, Reference: O 28793
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  3. The Scots Peerage Vol lV page 530
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