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Dr Archibald Cameron

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PERIOD: 1740s
CONTRIBUTOR: Highland Libraries
COLLECTION NAME: Fraser Mackintosh (illustrations)
CREATOR: R Paterson
DATE OF ORIGINAL: 1874


Dr Archibald Cameron of Lochiel (1707-1753) was the brother of Donald Cameron 'the Gentle' Lochiel. He was a loyal Jacobite supporter and fought for Bonnie Prince Charlie during the '45 Jacobite Rising. Dr Cameron gave up his profession and fled to France in 1746. He became a colonel in both the French and Spanish armies. Dr Cameron was tried, found guilty and executed in 1753.

This illustration was taken from 'A History of the Scottish Highlands, Highland Clans and Highland Regiments vol. 1' ed. by John S. Keltie



IDENTIFIER: QZP40_159_718

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