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Duches of Gordon

Duches of Gordon


A carte-de-visite portrait of the Duchess of Gordon (1794-1864).

Born in 1794, Elizabeth Brodie was the daughter of Alexander Brodie and Elizabeth Margaret Wemyss. On 11 December 1813 she married George Gordon, son of Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon. Her husband succeeded to the dukedom on 17 June 1827, becoming the 5th Duke of Gordon. He died on 28 May 1836, without legitimate issue, and his titles became extinct.

The Duchess of Gordon died on 31 January 1864.

Photographed by Camille Silvy of London on 6 September 1861.
 

Code: 124687
 
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