Person NameGordon and Douglas; family; of Glenbervie
ActivityJohn Gordon, the 1st of Fechil (1611-1698), was the second son of Robert Gordon, 5th of Pitlurg, who was a poet, mathematician, antiquary and geographer. John Gordon served in the Thirty Years War and married the daughter of Robert Forbes of Echt. His great-grand-daughter, Katharine Gordon, 5th of Fechil, married John Douglas, grandson of the Rt Rev Robert Douglas, Bishop of Dunblane (d 1716). Their son was Sylvester Douglas 6th of Fechil, who was created Lord Glenbervie in 1800 and married Lady Catherine North, daughter of the Earl of Guildford.
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