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Trials and Triumphs: The Gordons of Huntly in Sixteenth-Century Scotland.

By: Forbes, Anne L.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: John Donald, 2012. 9781906566524: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1877

ISBN: 1906566526

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in Very Good condition. First edition, ppx, 288. With b&w illustrations, maps and charts, postscripts, genealogies, appendices, notes, bibliography and index. With inserted errata slip. This book first traces the rise of the Gordons from minor magnates in Berwickshire to major players in the north and nationally. They reached their zenith in the person of George Gordon, 4th Earl of Huntly, during the sixteenth century. The rest of the book focuses on his family, with the parallel biographies of four of his sons and two of his daughters. Their very different stories illuminate the per... View more info