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This is the biography of the military leader, the Marquis of Montrose, who was a successful commander of the Scottish royalist forces during the war with the Covenanters, contemporaneous with the English Civil War. This book reveals Montrose's military skills in descriptions of his battles, and also discusses his character. Cardinal de Retz called him the equal of a hero of antiquity, a Hector, a Roland, a Lancelot.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Montrose, James Graham, -- Marquis of, -- 1612-1650.
Scotland -- History -- Charles I, 1625-1649 -- Biography.
Royalists -- Scotland -- Biography.
Generals -- Scotland -- Biography.