Gordon Clan Crest: From a crest coronet, a stags head.
Gordon Clan Motto: Bydand (Remaining).
Gordon Clan History:
The name emerges in Scotland in late 12th century from the Parish of Gordon in Berwickshire. The first Gordon on record is Richard of Gordon, previously of Swinton, said to have been the grandson of a famous knight who slew some monstrous animal in the Merse during the time of King Malcolm III of Scotland.
Places of Interest:
Gordon Castle, Fochabers, Aberdeenshire. Seat of the dukes of Richmond & Gordon. The ancient tower of the earls of Huntly, which was known as Bog o' Gight, rises behind the present mansion. Haddo House, Ellon, Aberdeenshire. Seat of the marqesses of Aberdeen and Temair are owned by the National Trust for Scotland.