Charles Gordon, 2nd Earl of Aboyne

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Charles Gordon, 2nd Earl of Aboyne (c. 1670 – April 1702). The eldest son of Charles Gordon, 1st Earl of Aboyne and Elizabeth Lyon, he succeeded his father as 2nd Earl of Aboyne in March 1681. On his death in 1702 he was succeeded in his titles by his son.


He married Elizabeth Lyon, daughter of Patrick Lyon, 3rd Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne and Helen Middleton, c1662, and had issue:

  • Lady Helen Gordon (d. c1731), married George Kinnaird
  • John Gordon, 3rd Earl of Aboyne (d. 1732)
  • Lady Elizabeth Gordon (d. 1770)
  • Lady Grizel Gordon (d. 1761), married James Grant


Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
Charles Gordon
Earl of Aboyne
Succeeded by
John Gordon