David Leslie

(c. 1600—1682) army officer

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battle of Dunbar

Overview page. Subjects: British History — World History.

(3 September 1650)

A battle near the port of Dunbar in Scotland, in which Oliver Cromwell's force of 14,000 men won a victory over 27,000 Scots, and enormous numbers were taken...

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battle of Philiphaugh

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*Montrose's brilliant Scottish campaign, which had begun in August 1644, received its first check at Philiphaugh, near Selkirk, when he left the Highlands. Weakened by...

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