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GORDON, Alexander 1st Earl of Huntly
(Before 1410-1470)
CRICHTON, Elizabeth
(About 1420-1479)
DUFFUS, John Chaplain, Sir
(About 1450-)
GORDON, Adam Dean of Caithness, Governor of Petty
(About 1455-1528)
DUFFUS, Marriota
(About 1485-)
GORDON, George 1st of Beldorney
(About 1510-1575)


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1. ROSE, Janet of Kilravock

GORDON, George 1st of Beldorney 2

  • Born: About 1510
  • Marriage (1): ROSE, Janet of Kilravock 17 June 1537(Contract) 1
  • Died: 1575 3

   Another name for George was GORDOUN, George of Badenoch, Capitane.4

  General Notes:

January 9th. Legitimation grantit be our Souerane Lord James the fyft to Maister William Gordon, thcsaurer of Cathnes, and Maister
George Gordoun, capitane of Badenoch, his brother [and May (Mariote) Duffus, thair modir, bastard dochter of Sir John Duffus, chaplan] sonis natural of Maister Adam Gordoun [read in court and at the " mercat croce" and here registered]. . . in cuius rei testimonium presentibus magnum nostrum sigillum apponi precepimus apud Elgin vicesimo quarto die mensis februarii anno domini quingentesimo vicesimo septimo et regni nostri decimo quarto.'

from Records of Elgin

This George got a charter of the lands of Beldorney on the Deveron, from Sir John Gordon of Findlater in 1560. 1

  Noted events in his life were:

Charter: of lands of Beldorney, 1560, In Parish of Glass Aberdeenshire. 5

George married Janet ROSE of Kilravock, daughter of Hugh ROSE Laird of Kilravock and Agnes URQUHART, 17 June 1537(Contract).1 (Janet ROSE of Kilravock was born about 1520.)


1 e-books, The Later Gordons of Beldorney by Douglas Wimberley.

2 e-books, House of Gordon by John M. Bulloch.

3 Internet Site, Beldorney Castle, Aberdeenshire: an early Z-plan tower house by H Gordon Slade.

4 e-books, The Records of Elgin compiled by William Cramond.

5 Internet Site,

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