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  • Alexander Hore-Ruthven, 1st Earl of Gowrie (1872 - 1955)
    General Alexander Gore Arkwright Hore-Ruthven, 1st Earl of Gowrie VC, GCMG, CB, DSO & Bar, PC ( /ˈhɔər ˈrɪvɛn/; 6 July 1872 – 2 May 1955) was a British soldier and colonial governor and the tenth Gover...
  • Alexander Ruthven (1580 - 1600)
    ALEXANDER RUTHVEN Master of Gowrie Unsupported Claim or Fake Genealogy A family of Trotters claim descent from Alexander Ruthven, MyHeritage but there is absolutely no evidence to suggest th...
  • Alexander Ruthven of Freeland (b. - 1599)
    ALEXANDER RUTHVEN OF FREELAND The Scots Peerage VII: 385 Evidence from the National Records of Scotland 1600-1609: Portfolio of papers relating to the Gowrie Conspiracy. Copy Summons of Forfeitu...
  • Alexander Ruthven (deceased)
    ALEXANDER RUTHVEN Alexander Ruthven is the son of John Ruthven, formerly John Lindsay, and his wife Libra Livingstoun. The Scots Peerage IV: 258 William, first Lord Ruthven, gave certain lands, th...
  • Alexander Ruthven (deceased)
    ALEXANDER RUTHVEN Fake Genealogy It has been claimed that Alexander Ruthven here treated is the same person as Alexander, Master of Gowrie, the third son of William, first Earl of Gowrie. Ou...

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