1780. "Portrait of Hugh Montgomerie, 12th Earl of Eglinton" by John Singleton Copley. Wearing the uniform he wore with the 77th Highlanders during the French & Indian War in America. Men -- Clothing & dress -- 1700-1799 -- Scotland. 18th century Scottish costume.
General George Gordon, 5th Duke of Gordon was born on 2 February 1770 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He was the son of Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon & Jane Maxwell. General George Gordon, 5th Duke of Gordon filed for divorce from an unknown person at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England. He married Elizabeth Brodie, daughter of Alexander Brodie & Elizabeth Margaret Wemyss, on 11 December 1813.1 He died on 28 May 1836 at age 66, without legitimate issue.