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TITLE
James Graham, Marquis of Montrose
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_39_P048
DATE OF IMAGE
1898
PERIOD
1640s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
30759
KEYWORDS
Lochaber
Marquis of Montrose
Covenanters
Charles I
Battle of Philiphaugh
Charles II
St Giles
James Graham, Marquis of Montrose

James Graham Marquis of Montrose (1612-50) was initially a supporter of the Covenanting movement. However in 1641 his support turned to Charles I. He led an army of mainly Highland troops against the Covenanting armies in 1644-45. He was defeated at the Battle of Philiphaugh in 1645 and escaped to the continent. On his return he headed an army in support of Charles II. He was again defeated and condemned to death in 1650 by the Scottish Parliament. His remains were buried in St Giles, Edinburgh in 1661.

The illustration is from 'Loyal Lochaber. Historical Genealogical and Traditionary' by W Drummond Norie, Glasgow, 1898

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James Graham, Marquis of Montrose

1640s

Lochaber; Marquis of Montrose; Covenanters; Charles I; Battle of Philiphaugh; Charles II; St Giles

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

James Graham Marquis of Montrose (1612-50) was initially a supporter of the Covenanting movement. However in 1641 his support turned to Charles I. He led an army of mainly Highland troops against the Covenanting armies in 1644-45. He was defeated at the Battle of Philiphaugh in 1645 and escaped to the continent. On his return he headed an army in support of Charles II. He was again defeated and condemned to death in 1650 by the Scottish Parliament. His remains were buried in St Giles, Edinburgh in 1661.<br /> <br /> The illustration is from 'Loyal Lochaber. Historical Genealogical and Traditionary' by W Drummond Norie, Glasgow, 1898