Sir Donald Gorme Og Macdonald, 1st Baronet

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Sir Donald Gorme Macdonald, 8th Laird of Sleat, and 1st Baronet (?-1643) was a Scottish laird.

Donald Gorme Mor Macdonald, 7th Laird of Sleat died, in 1616, without any children so he was succeeded by his nephew Donald Gorme Og MacDonald of Sleat. Donald Gorme was created a Baronet of Nova Scotia, by King Charles I, with a special clause of precedency placing him second of that order in Scotland. He adhered to the cause of Charles I, and died in 1643.[1]

Marriage and children[edit]

He married Janet, the second daughter of Kenneth Mackenzie, 1st Lord Mackenzie of Kintail and they had several children:[1]


  1. ^ a b History of Clan Macdonald. 1920.