Clan Gordon

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Gordon
MacGregor
MacKenzie
MacLeod
MacMillan
Ross
Sinclair
Stewart

 

Arms & motto of the Gordon clan:

Arms: Quarterly, 1 Azure three boar's heads couped or, for Gordon. 2, Or, three lions heads erased gules, for Badenoch. 3, Or three crescents within a double treasure flory-counter-flory gules, for Seton. 4, Azure three fraises argent, for Fraser.
Crest: A buck's head affronte proper, attired and issuing from a crest coronet, or..
Supporters: Two deerhounds proper, collar gules each charged with three crescents or.
Ancient motto: Above crest "Bydand" (Abiding or lasting), and, below escutcheon, "Animo non astutia" (By courage not craft).
Badge: Ivy
Slogan: An Gordanach (A Gordon)
Gordon trading card:
The card on the left was issued in 1927 by Mitchell cigarettes and reissued in 1993 by William Grant the distillers. It shows the Gordon tartan and a portrait of Jane, Duchess of Gordon (1749-1812). She was celebrated for her beauty and as a political hostess. She helped to raise the Gordon Highlanders and is reputed to have induced recruits to enlist by placing the guinea between her lips and giving them a kiss.


You can buy framed reproductions of these cards: scroll down for more info
 
Territory of the Gordon clan:

The Gordon name comes from the parish of Gordon in Berwickshire. In the reign of Robert the Bruce, Sir Adam, Lord of Gordon was given the Lordship of Strathbogie in Aberdeenshire. He became Ambassador to Rome and effected a reconciliation between the Bruce and the Pope.
The Clan Gordon was so powerful in the Highlands that the chief is known as "the Cock of the North"
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The magnificent Huntly Castle, now a ruin, was their most important seat.

Gordon gifts:
Code: GUFA
  Reproductions of the trading card and a print of the Gordon tartan mounted and framed in black wood frames approx 14x17cm overall size.
Price: £8.50 / US$ 14 each plus p&p. How to order? - click here
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We have a number of Scotland related items of our own for sale. Click here to go to our shop.

Click on the Clan Shop link to the right for lots of Gordon gifts and a wealth of Scottish gifts offered by the Scotch Corner Stores

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