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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

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The Gordon Schools: A Short History 1800-2001.

By: McBurnie, Peter.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Peter McBurnie, 2002.: 2002

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3093

Condition: Fine


Large paperback in Fine Condition, SCARCE COPY, pp87, with colour and b&w illustrations. A history of the Gordons schools from the 18th century to the present day. S14. View more info

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Glory of the Gordons.

By: Paul, W. Pratt.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Self Published, 1966.: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 2448

Condition: Very Good


Small illustrated card covers, some very slight edgewear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, pp 106, battle honours loosely inserted to rear. VERY SCARCE TITLE. The battlefield history of the Gordon Highlanders. S30. View more info

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Div Ye Myn Lang Tam?: An Oral History of Robert Gordon's College

By: Philip James Skingley

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Robert Gordons College: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005520

ISBN: 0953880702

Condition: Near Mint


Illustrated card covers in Near Mint condition. First edition, pp 64, b&w illustrations. An Oral History of Robert Gordon's College. Scarce. View more info

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Lordship and Power in the North of Scotland: The Noble House of Huntly 1603-1690.

By: Robertson, Barry.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: John Donald, 2011. 9781906566340: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1873

ISBN: 1906566348

Condition: As New


Softcover in Fine condition. First edition, pp xvii, 221, b&w illustrations + several maps, bibliography, index. This book is the first modern account devoted to the major Scottish noble family the Gordons of Huntly. It examines the family's changing relations with the Crown, the Scottish government, their noble contemporaries and the Highland clans during the seventeenth century, as well as issues such as landowning, religion and internal family politics. In all of these spheres there was a marked decline in Gordon power, at both a regional and national level, and a corresponding increase in ... View more info

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Where and What is Kildrummy.

By: Smith, Hilda.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hilda Smith, 1990.: 1990

Seller ID: 424

Condition: Good


Paperback with illustrated paper covers and illustrated end papers. Ppiv, 55, with colour and b&w illustrations, acknowledgements, bibliography, preface, maps and a genealogical table of the Gordon family. Author Hilda Smith of Kildrummmy writes: Where and What is Kildrummy? It is a community of farms, it nurtures its families of all ages. It has been so since the first centuries. The story of Kildrummy in medieval days, the Gordons of Wardhouse, Beldorney and Kildrummy and the story of the remarkable Ogstons. S5. View more info

St Valery and its Aftermath: The Gordon Highlanders Captured in France in 1940.

By: Stewart Mitchell.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword Military: 2017

Seller ID: 005119

ISBN: 1473886589

Condition: New


Hardback new, with dust wrapper, New. First edition. With b&w illustrations and maps. With appendix: Gordon Highlanders Captured or killed in France in 1940. ppxvii, 238. During the German May 1940 offensive, the 51st (Highland) Division, including the 1st and 5th Battalions Gordon Highlanders, became separated from the British Expeditionary Force. After a heroic stand at St Valery-en-Caux the Division surrendered when fog thwarted efforts to evacuate them. Within days, scores of Gordons had escaped and were on the run through Nazi-occupied France. Many reached Britain after feats of great ... View more info