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Alexander Gordon, 3rd Earl of Huntly

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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

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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
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Janet Gordon

HistoryEdit

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.

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