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Auldearn 1645: The Marquis of Montrose’s Scottish campaign by Stuart Reid,Gerry Embleton

By Stuart Reid,Gerry Embleton

In August 1644, on the top of the 1st English Civil conflict, John Graham, the Marquis of Montrose, raised the normal of Royalist uprising in Scotland. in one yr he gained a string of exceptional victories along with his military of Irish mercenaries and Highland clansmen. His victory at Auldearn, the centrepiece of his crusade, used to be received merely after a day-long fight and heavy casualties on either side. This ebook info the outstanding series of victories at Tippermuir, Aberdeen, Inverlochy, Auldearn and Kilsyth that left Montrose in brief within the ascendant in Scotland. even if, his decisive defeat and hand over at Philiphaugh eventually overwhelmed the Royalist reason in Scotland.

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