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TITLE
Sir Ewen Cameron, Chief of Clan Cameron
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_39_P077
DATE OF IMAGE
1898
PERIOD
1640s; 1650s; 1660s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
30763
KEYWORDS
Lochaber
Cromwell
Jacobites
Jacobite Rebellion
Battle of Killiecrankie
William III
Duke of York
Clan Cameron Highlight
Lochiel
Sir Ewen Cameron, Chief of Clan Cameron

Born in February 1629, Ewen Cameron of Lochiel led his clan from the age of 18 until his death at in 1719 when he was 90 years of age. He not only fought against the Cromwellian troops occupying Scotland but had to preserve his clan lands from the claims of Mackintosh and others during a period of almost thirty years. He was knighted in 1682 by the Duke of York. He took part in the Jacobite victory over the forces of William III at Killiecrankie in 1689 and sent his clan to aid the Jacobite rebellion of 1715.

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

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Sir Ewen Cameron, Chief of Clan Cameron

1640s; 1650s; 1660s

Lochaber; Cromwell; Jacobites; Jacobite Rebellion; Battle of Killiecrankie; William III; Duke of York; Clan Cameron Highlight; Lochiel

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

Born in February 1629, Ewen Cameron of Lochiel led his clan from the age of 18 until his death at in 1719 when he was 90 years of age. He not only fought against the Cromwellian troops occupying Scotland but had to preserve his clan lands from the claims of Mackintosh and others during a period of almost thirty years. He was knighted in 1682 by the Duke of York. He took part in the Jacobite victory over the forces of William III at Killiecrankie in 1689 and sent his clan to aid the Jacobite rebellion of 1715.<br /> <br /> The illustration is from 'Loyal Lochaber. Historical Genealogical and Traditionary' by W Drummond Norie, Glasgow, 1898