battle of Carbisdale

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James Graham, Marquess of Montrose (1612—1650) royalist army officer


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Early in 1650 Montrose sailed from Bergen to Orkney with a small force. He moved to the mainland and on 27 April was surprised at Carbisdale, near Dornoch. His supporters were routed, Montrose captured and hanged in Edinburgh the following month.

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