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Gordon, Williamlocked

(d. 1577)
  • Leslie J. Macfarlane

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Gordon, William (d. 1577), bishop of Aberdeen, was born probably in Aberdeenshire, a younger son of Alexander Gordon, third earl of Huntly (d. 1524), and of his wife, Jane Stewart (d. 1510), daughter of John Stewart, first earl of Atholl. He was given an excellent grounding in humanist studies at the ...

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