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

By Stuart Reid

In August 1644, on the top of the 1st English Civil conflict (1642-1646), John Graham, the Marquis of Montrose, raised the normal of Royalist uprising in Scotland. in one yr he received a string of outstanding victories along with his military of Irish mercenaries and Highland clansmen. His victory at Auldearn, the centrepiece of his crusade, used to be gained in simple terms after a day-long fight and heavy casualties on each side. This publication info the extraordinary series of victories at Tippermuir, Aberdeen, Inverlochy, Auldearn and Kilsyth that left Montrose in brief within the ascendant in Scotland. despite the fact that, his decisive defeat and give up at Philiphaugh eventually overwhelmed the Royalist reason in Scotland.

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