William Gordon of Gight, Knight (c.1466 - 1513) MP

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Birthplace: Of, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Northumberland, England
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About William Gordon of Gight, Knight

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

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

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

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

Family

Married

  1. Janet Ogilvy, daughter of Sir Walter Ogilvy, of Boyne, b. est 1455 & Margaret Edmonstone 
 

Children 

  1. Catherine Gordon. Married James Innes, of Crommey 
  2. John Gordon. Married Marjory Gordon.
  3. George Gordon, of Gight, b. Abt 1502. Married Elizabeth Gordon, of Fetterletter 

Citations

  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.

Sources 

  1. [S00119]   The Lineage and Ancestry of H.R.H. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Edinburgh, 1977, Paget, Gerald, Reference: O 28793
  2. The Scots Peerage Vol lV page 530

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Sir William Gordon of Schivas & of Gight's Timeline

1466
1466
Of, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
1510
1510
Age 44
1512
1512
Age 46
1513
September 9, 1513
Age 47
Northumberland, England
1560
1560
Age 47
Pitlurg, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
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