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GORDON, Adam 7th of that Ilk
(About 1247-1296)
Marjory of England
(About 1252-)
GORDON, Adam 8th of that Ilk, Justiciar of Lothian, Sir
(About 1270-1329)
Amabilia
(About 1272-)
DE GORDUN, John
(About 1297-)

 

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DE GORDUN, John 1

  • Born: About 1297

   User ID: M388.

  General Notes:

"John, referred to in a charter by his father of uncertain date as present at a perambulation of certain lands
granted to the Abbey of Melrose. On 1 April 1313 King Edward II. wrote to Pope Clement v. recommending
John and Thomas, sons of Sir Adam, to the care of his Holiness. Nothing further is known of John Gordon, and it is not clear whether he actually took holy orders. He may be the John Gordon whom Ferrerius and Gordon of Straloch celebrate as performing a feat of bravery at Berwick, and being killed there."

from Scots Peerage 1


Sources


1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 4 (1907).

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