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Families covered: Gordon of Huntly

George Gordon, 2nd Earl of Huntly (d c08.06.1501, Chancellor of Scotland)
Although it does appear that there were no children by his first marriage, there is some uncertainty on which of his other wives mothered which of his children. Some sources report that Annabella was mother of only one daughter, the absence of any male issue probably being part of the reason why George divorced her. Claims that Annabella did in fact produce more children may have been made by later Gordons because of the greater social prestige that might have arisen through claiming close descent from the Royal family. We follow what is shown under BP1934 (Huntly).
m1. (mcrt 20.05.1455, div) Elizabeth Dunbar (d before 17.02.1485-6, dau of James Dunbar, 4th Earl of Moray)
m2. (10.03.1459, div 24.07.1471) Annabella Stewart (b c1432, d 1509, dau of James Stewart, King James I of Scots)
1. Alexander Gordon, 3rd Earl of Huntly (d 16.01.1524)
  m1. (mcrt 20.10.1474) Jean Stewart (d 27.10.1510, dau of Sir John Stewart of Balveny, 1st Earl of Atholl)
  A. John Gordon, Master of Huntly (dvp 05.12.1517)
  m. (c1510) Margaret Stewart (b 1497, dau of James Stewart, King James IV of Scots)
i. George Gordon, 4th Earl of Huntly, Earl of Moray (b 1514, d Corrichie 28.10.1562)
  m. (mcrt 27.03.1530) Elizabeth Keith (dau of Robert Keith, Master of Marischal)
  a. Alexander Gordon, Master of Huntly (dvpsp 1553)
  m. (1549) Barbara Hamilton (d 1558, dau of James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Arran, Duke of Chattelherault)
  b. George Gordon, 5th Earl of Huntly (d 20.10.1576)
  m. (1558) Anne Hamilton (dau of James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Arran, Duke of Chattelherault)
  (1) George Gordon, 1st Marquess of Huntly (b 1562, d 13.06.1636)
m. (1588) Henrietta Stuart (b 1573, d 02.09.1643, dau of Esme Stuart, 1st Duke of Lennox)
  (A) George Gordon, 2nd Marquess of Huntly (d 22.03.1649)
  m. (mcrt 02.1607) Anne Campbell (b 1594, d 14.06.1638, dau of Archibald Campbell, 7th Earl of Argyll)
  (i) George Gordon, Master of Huntly (dvp unm Alford 02.07.1645)
  (ii) James Gordon, Viscount Aboyne (dvp unm 1648)
  (iii) Lewis Gordon, 3rd Marquess of Huntly (b c1626, d 12.1653)
  m. (10.1644) Mary Grant (dau of Sir John Grant of Freuchie)
(iv) Charles Gordon, 1st Earl of Aboyne (d 03.1681)
  m1. Margaret 'Bonnie Peggie' Irvine (d 12.1662, dau of Alexander Irvine, 10th of Drum)
  m2. (mcrt 28.08.1665) Elizabeth Lyon (dau of John Lyon, 2nd Earl of Kinghorn)
  (v) Henry Gordon (b 1634, d after 1667)
  (vi) Ann Gordon (d 09.01.1656)
  m. (1641) James Drummond, 3rd Earl of Perth (b c1615, d 02.06.1675)
  (vii) Henrietta Gordon (d 06.1651)
  m1. (1639) George, Master of Seton (b 15.05.1613, dvp 04.06.1648)
  m2. (1649, sp) John Stewart, 2nd Earl of Traquhair (b 1622, d 04.1666)
  (viii) Jean Gordon (d 1655)
  m. (14.01.1640) Thomas Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Haddington (b 25.05.1600, d 30.08.1640)
  (ix) Mary Gordon
  m. (08.12.1643) Alexander Irvine, 11th of Drum (d 1687)
  (x) Catherine Gordon (b c1612, d 08.01.1693)
  m. John Andrew, Count Morsztyn (Grand Treasurer of Poland)
  (B) Francis Gordon (d 1620)
(C) Adam Gordon of Auchindoun
  (D) Laurence Gordon of Auchterarne and Melgund
  (E) John Gordon, Lord Aboyne, Viscount Melgum (d 10.1630)
  m. (1626) Sophia Hay (d c12.03.1642, dau of Francis Hay, 9th Earl of Erroll)
  (i) daughter
  (F) Ann Gordon
  m. (mcrt 02.10.1607) James Stewart, 3rd Earl of Moray (d 06.08.1638)
  (G) Elizabeth Gordon (d 07.1616)
  m. (1611) Alexander Livingston, 2nd Earl of Linlithgow (d c1625)
  (H) Mary Gordon (b c1611, d 1674)
  m. (16.09.1632) William Douglas, 1st Marquess of Douglas (b c1589, d 19.02.1660)
  (I) Jean Gordon
  m1. (28.11.1632) Claud Hamilton, 1st Lord Strabane (d 14.06.1638)
  m2. (1641) Sir Phelim O'Neile (d 1652)
(2) Alexander Gordon of Strathaven (d 01.1622)
  m. (mcrt 1588) Agnes Sinclair (d 06.11.1619, dau of George Sinclair, 4th Earl of Caithness)
  (3) William Gordon, a monk
  (4) Jean Gordon (a 12.1615)
  m. (after 29.07.1585) George Sinclair, 5th Earl of Caithness (b 1566, d 02.1642-3)
  c. John Gordon (b c1535, d 31.10.1562)
  m. (after 07.1554) Elizabeth Gordon (b c1509, dau of Adam Gordon, Dean of Caithness)
  d. William Gordon
  e. James Gordon (b c1543, d 1620)
  f. Sir Adam Gordon of Auchindoun (d 1580)
  g. Sir Patrick Gordon of Auchindoun (b 1538, dsp Glenlivet 1594)
m. (before 01.1582-3) Agnes Beaton (dau of David Beaton, Cardinal)
  h. Robert Gordon (d unm 25.04.1572)
  i. Thomas Gordon (d before 12.1585)
  m. Janet/Jean Gordon (d 01.1584, dau of John Gordon, 11th Earl of Sutherland)
  j. Elizabeth Gordon (d before 1557)
  m. John Stewart, 4th Earl of Atholl, Lord Chancellor (d 24.04.1579)
  k. Margaret Gordon (d 01.01.1606)
  m. (11.1558, div 24.06.1573) John Forbes, 8th Lord (b 03.07.1542, d 29.06.1606)
  l. Jean Gordon (b c1546, d 14.05.1629) --
  m1. (24.02.1565-6, div 1567) James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell (b 1536, d 1578)
  m2. (13.12.1573) Alexander Gordon, 12th Earl of Sutherland (b 1552, d 06.12.1594) --
  m3. (mcrt 10.12.1599) Sir Alexander Ogilvy, 4th of Boyne (b c1530, d before 1606)
ii. Alexander Gordon, Bishop of Galloway
  m. Barbara Logie of Ennis
  a. George Gordon
  iii. James Gordon (Chancellor of Moray)
  B. William Gordon, Bishop of Aberdeen (d 06.08.1577)
  C. Alexander Gordon of Strathavon or Strathaven
  m. Janet Grant (dau of John or James Grant of Grant)
  D. Janet Gordon
  m1. (before 28.02.1507) Colin Campbell, 3rd Earl of Argyll (d 1529)
  Not mentioned by TSP but BLG1952 (Stewart of Appin) identifies Janet (d after 1562), daughter of the 3rd Earl, as having married ...
  m2. Duncan Stewart, younger of Appin (dvp before 10.09.1547)
E. Christian Gordon
  m. (1503) Sir Robert Menzies of that ilk of Weem (b c1475, d 1557)
  m2. (c07.1511) Elizabeth Gray (dau of Andrew Gray, 2nd Lord Gray)
2. Adam Gordon, Lord of Aboyne, 'Earl of Sutherland' (d 17.03.1537-8) --
  m. (1500) Elizabeth, Countess of Sutherland (d 09.1535, dau of John, 8th Earl of Sutherland) --
3. Sir William Gordon of Schivas and Gight (d Flodden 09.09.1513)
  m. Janet Ogilvy (a 10.1536, dau of Sir Walter Ogilvy of Auchlevyn, 1st of Boyne)
4. Sir James Gordon, 1st of Letterfourie (a 1513, Admiral)
  m. Janet Butter (dau of ?? Butter of Gormack)
5. Janet Gordon (d by 02.1559)
  m1. Alexander Lindsay, Master of Crawford (dvpsp 16.09.1489)
  m2. (c1492, div after 03.1501)) Patrick Gray, 3rd Lord Gray (dspl 04.1541)
  m3. (1507-8) Patrick Butter of Gormack (d by 28.09.1530)
  m4. (before 11.1535) James Halkerston of Southwood
6. Mary Gordon not shown by TSP
  m. Sir William Sinclair of Westerhall
7. Elizabeth Gordon --
  m. (1482) William Keith, 3rd Earl Marischal (d before 02.05.1527) --
8. Isabel Gordon --
  m. William Hay, 3rd Earl of Erroll (d 14.01.1506) --
9. Margaret Gordon not shown by BP1934 --
  m. (c03.1491) Patrick Hepburn, 1st Earl of Bothwell (d 18.10.1508) --
m3. (12.05.1476) Elizabeth Hay (a 06.1509, dau of William Hay, 1st Earl of Erroll)
10. Catherine Gordon (d 10.1537)
  m1. (01.1495-6) Perkin Warbeck (d 23.11.1499, pretended to be Richard, Duke of York)
  m2. (before 13.02.1512) James Strangways of Fyfield (d 1515)
  m3. (1517) Sir Matthew Cradock of Swansea (d 07.1531)
  m4. Christopher Ashton of Fyfield
11. Agnes Gordon
  m. Gilbert Hay of Kilmallock
12. Eleanor Gordon
  m. John (?) Crichton of Invernytie
partner(s) unknown
13. Alexander Gordon (a 1500)
14. Agnes Gordon --
  m. James Ogilvy, younger of Findlater (dvp 01.02.1505-6) --

Main source(s): TSP (Huntly), BP1934 (Huntly)
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