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Aberdeen


ABERDEEN, earldom of, a peerage possessed by a branch of the ancient family of Gordon. In 1644, Sir John Gordon of Haddo was beheaded at Edinburgh, for his adherence to the cause of Charles I. After the Restoration, Sir John Gordon, his eldest son, was restored to the baronetage which had been bestowed on his father in 1642, and to the estates of the family. He was succeeded by his brother George, who was lord high chancellor of Scotland in 1682, and the same year was created Earl of Aberdeen, Viscount Formartine, Baron Haddo, Methlic, Tarves, and Kellie. In 1814 the fourth earl of Aberdeen was created Viscount Gordon of Aberdeen, in the peerage of the United Kingdom. See GORDON, p. 323.


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