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date: 15 November 2019

Gordon [née Maxwell], Jane, duchess of Gordonlocked

(1748/9–1812)
  • Christine Lodge

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Gordon [née Maxwell], Jane, duchess of Gordon (1748/9–1812), political hostess and agricultural reformer, was born at Hyndford's Close, Edinburgh, the third of the four children of Sir William Maxwell of Monreith, Wigtownshire, third baronet, (c.1712–1771), and his wife, Magdalene, daughter of ...

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