Strathbogie, Scotland

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Strathbogie is a district and valley of northwest Aberdeenshire in Scotland, formerly one of the great divisions of that shire, called lordships or thanages, comprehending the whole original estate that King Robert the Bruce gave to the noble family of Gordon, the ancestors of the Duke of Gordon.[1] By 1836, the lordship had become extinct.

Geography[edit]

It extends over an area of 120 square miles, which includes arable and uncultivated land, stretching east and west of the River Bogie[2], which discharges itself into the River Deveron at Huntly at the centre, which was the town of the Chief.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b GAZETTEER, OF SCOTLAND; CONTAINING A PARTICULAR AND CONCISE DESCRIPTION. National Library of Scotland. p. 494. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Strathbogie". The Editors of The Gazetteer for Scotland. School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh and The Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Retrieved 25 January 2018.