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Gordon, George, fifth duke of Gordon (1770-1836), army officer

Henry Manners Chichester and Roger Stearn

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/11041

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Gordon, George, fifth duke of Gordon (1770-1836), army officer, eldest son of Alexander Gordon, fourth duke of Gordon (1743-1827), and his first wife, Jane Gordon (1748/1749-1812), daughter of Sir William Maxwell, third baronet, was born in Edinburgh on 2 February 1770. Gordon, who was styled marquess of Huntly until 1827, ...

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