Reference Entry

Gordon, George, ninth marquess of Huntly (1761-1853), soldier

George Barnett Smith and Kim Reynolds

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Gordon, George, ninth marquess of Huntly (1761-1853), soldier, was the son of Charles, fourth earl of Aboyne (1726-1794), and Lady Margaret Stewart (d. 1762), third daughter of Alexander, sixth earl of Galloway. He was born at Edinburgh on 28 June 1761. Known as Lord Strathavon, he attended Eton College for ...

Reference Entry.  365 words. 

Subjects: biography ; history

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