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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 Minister's Wife.

By: Gordon, Huntly.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1978. 0710088469: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 508

ISBN: 0710088469

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, complete with dustwrapper in very good condition. First edition, with previous owner's name in pencil on front end paper. Pp 216. Huntly Gordon, the youngest son of the minister's wife, was born in a Perthshire manse some eighty years ago. Now in his retirement, he looks back to his own upbringing and a way of life long-past, yet still within the stretch of memory. Olga, his mother, is at the centre of the story and it is around her that this all too brief history of a Scottish middle-class family revolves. Mr Gordon writes: 'Since 1914, when I was a lazy sixte... View more info

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Place Names in Strathbogie with Notes; Historical, Antiquarian and Descriptive

By: MacDonald, James.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: D. Wyllie & Son: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005809

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original green cloth covered boards with gilt titles to front and spine, some shelfwear and rubbing to edges, head and foot of spine, corners lightly bumped, feps browned but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xii, 300, b&w illustrations and diagrams, fold out map to rear. 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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Milestones by The Marquis of Huntly

By: The Marquis of Huntly

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co. Ltd.: 1925

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 006494

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with previous owners bookplate but otherwise in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some loss to head of spine and top of rear spine, chips missing from top and bottom of rear flap hinge, enclosed in a clear wrapper and in otherwise Very Good condition. Third edition, pp 319, b&w illustrations, index. View more info