Auldearn 1645: The Marquis Of Montrose's Scottish Campaign by Stuart ReidAuldearn 1645: The Marquis Of Montrose's Scottish Campaign by Stuart Reid

Auldearn 1645: The Marquis Of Montrose's Scottish Campaign

byStuart ReidIllustratorGerry Embleton

Paperback | May 20, 2003

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In August 1644, at the height of the First English Civil War (1642-1646), John Graham, the Marquis of Montrose, raised the standard of Royalist rebellion in Scotland. In a single year he won a string of remarkable victories with his army of Irish mercenaries and Highland clansmen. His victory at Auldearn, the centrepiece of his campaign, was won only after a day-long struggle and heavy casualties on both sides. This book details the remarkable sequence of victories at Tippermuir, Aberdeen, Inverlochy, Auldearn and Kilsyth that left Montrose briefly in the ascendant in Scotland. However, his decisive defeat and surrender at Philiphaugh finally crushed the Royalist cause in Scotland.
STUART REID was born in Aberdeen in 1954. His life long interest in military history has led to a longstanding involvement in historical re-enactment, which has broadened into work as a military advisor for film companies. Stuart has written numerous titles for the Osprey military list including a three volume set on King George's Army...
Title:Auldearn 1645: The Marquis Of Montrose's Scottish CampaignFormat:PaperbackPublished:May 20, 2003Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1841766798

ISBN - 13:9781841766799

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Table of Contents

Introduction/Chronology/Opposing Commanders/Opposing Armies/Opposing Plans/The Campaign begins/The battle of Auldearn/The Campaign continued/Aftermath/The Battlefields Today/Bibliography/Index