Parentage Family TreeEdit
|George Gordon, 2nd Earl of Huntly||Annabella Stewart|
|Lady Margaret Gordon||Lady Janet Gordon||Lady Elizabeth Gordon||Lady Isabella Gordon|
|George Gordon, 2nd Earl of Huntly||Lady Elizabeth Hay|
|Adam Gordon||Alexander Gordon, 3rd Earl of Huntly||Lady Catherine Gordon||William Gordon||James Gordon||Lady Agnes Gordon||Lady Eleanor Gordon|
Offspring Family TreeEdit
|Alexander Gordon, 3rd Earl of Huntly||Lady Jean Stewart|
|Jean Gordon||John Gordon, Lord Gordon||Alexander Gordon of Strathavon||William Gordon|
|Alexander Gordon, 3rd Earl of Huntly||Elizabeth Gray|
Alexander Gordon, 3rd Earl of Huntly was the son of George Gordon, 2nd Earl of Huntly and Lady Elizabeth Hay. He married by contract, firstly, Lady Jean Stewart, daughter of John Stewart, 1st Earl of Atholl and Margaret Douglas, on 14 October 1474. He married, secondly, Elizabeth Gray, daughter of Andrew Gray, 2nd Lord Gray and Janet Keith, after 27 July 1511. He died on 21 January 1523/24.
He was granted Strathavon, Banffshire and the Brae of Lochaber. He succeeded to the title of 3rd Earl of Huntly [S., 1445] in June 1501. He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland]. He fought in the Battle of Flodden on 9 September 1513, where he commanded the Scots left wing. He held the office of Member of the Council Regency in 1517.