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  • John Gordon, of Ogilvy (c.1533 - 1562)
    "Corriche 1562, The Battle of Corrichie took place around Meikle Tap in 1562, between George Gordon, 4th Earl of Huntly and James Stuart, the new Earl of Moray (half-brother to Mary Queen of Scots). ...
  • Adam Gordon, of Auchindoun (c.1545 - 1580)
  • James Stewart,1st Earl of Moray (1533 - 1570)
    James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray (c. 1531 – 11 January 1570)[1], a member of the House of Stewart, was Regent of Scotland from 1567 until his assassination in 1570. Moray was the illegitimate ...
  • George Gordon, 4th Earl of Huntly (c.1513 - 1562)
    George Gordon, fourth Earl of Huntly, “the most powerful subject in Scotland, “who was killed at Corrichie, near Aberdeen in 1562. (Apparently the cause of death is now determined to have...

Battle of Corrichie

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Date: 28 October 1562

Location: Meikle Tap, Corrichie, Aberneenshire

Belligerents

Queen Mary's forces:

  • Strength: 2000
  • Losses: None

Earl of Huntly's forces:

  • Clan Gordon
  • Clan Brodie
  • Strength: 500
  • Losses: 120 killed and 100 captured

Commanders and leaders

Queen Mary's forces

Earl of Huntly's forces

Causes

Overview

Result

Aftermath

Casualties and losses

Notable connections

Captives

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References, Sources and Further Reading

  • Scotland - The History of a Nation by Magnus Magnusson