By Stuart Reid,Gerry Embleton

ISBN-10: 0275988619

ISBN-13: 9780275988616

ISBN-10: 1841766798

ISBN-13: 9781841766799

In August 1644, on the top of the 1st English Civil warfare, John Graham, the Marquis of Montrose, raised the normal of Royalist uprising in Scotland. in one 12 months he received a string of exceptional victories together with his military of Irish mercenaries and Highland clansmen. His victory at Auldearn, the centrepiece of his crusade, used to be gained in basic terms after a day-long fight and heavy casualties on each side. This booklet info the awesome series of victories at Tippermuir, Aberdeen, Inverlochy, Auldearn and Kilsyth that left Montrose in short within the ascendant in Scotland. although, his decisive defeat and hand over at Philiphaugh eventually beaten the Royalist reason in Scotland.

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