Clan Gordon of Scotland; created 1455, Earl, and 1599, Marquess of Huntly, 1684 Duke of Gordon. On the death of the fifth duke in 1836, the dukedom became extinct, and the marquessate of Huntly passed to his kinsman, the Earl of Aboyne.
Arms: Quarterly, 1st, azure, three boars' heads couped or, for Gordon; 2nd,, or, three lions heads erased gules, langued azure for Badenock; 3rd, or, three crescents within a double tressure gules, for Seton; 4th, azure, three cinquefoils argent, for Fraser.
Crest: In a ducal coronet or, a stag's head and neck affrontee proper attired with ten tynes of the first.
Supporters. two deerhounds argent each gorged with a collar gules charged with three buckles or.
Motto: above the crest. Bydand (Remaining); below the shield. Animo non astutia (By courage not by stratagem).