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CodeNA6713
Datesc1675-c1754
Person NameGordon; John (c1675-c1754); of Glenbucket
SurnameGordon
ForenamesJohn
Epithetof Glenbucket
ActivityJacobite soldier. Took part in Jacobite Rising of 1715 and was imprisoned in Edinburgh Castle in 1716. In 1738 he was baron baillie for the Duke of Gordon but went to Rome possibly as a major-general to the Jacobite court. In 1745 he raised a regiment for Bonnie Prince Charlie and accompanied him to Derby. Following the collapse of the Rebellion, he fled to France. He was over 70 years of age when he joined the 1745 Rebellion.
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