A List of Persons Concerned in the Rebellion; Transmitted to the Comissioners of Excise by the Several Supervisors in Scotland in Obedience to a General Letter of the 7th May, 1746, and a Supplementary List with Evidences to Prove the Same

A List of Persons Concerned in the Rebellion; Transmitted to the Comissioners of Excise by the Several Supervisors in Scotland in Obedience to a General Letter of the 7th May, 1746, and a Supplementary List with Evidences to Prove the Same

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...before the battle of Falkirk. After Culloden he returned to France, and died in 1747. P. 46. James Lindsay, shoemaker.--Described as an Ensign in Strathallan's horse; was taken prisoner at Culloden, tried in London on 28th October, found guilty, and sentenced to death. A reprieve was granted just as he was about to be led to the scaffold. P. 46. Martin Lindsay, writer in Edinburgh.--Was tried at York, and acquitted. P. 46. Mr. Robert Lyon, minister.--An Episcopalian; was tried at York, found guilty, and executed in November 1746. He is said to have read at the place of execution a lengthy paper, declaring his unswerving attachment to the Jacobite cause. P. 46. Lord George Murray.--Younger son of John, first Duke of Atholl. He was implicated in the Spanish enterprise on behalf of the Pretender in 1719, which ended with the skirmish at Glenshiel in June of that year. He then escaped abroad, and was some years an officer in the army of the King of Sardinia; but, having obtained a pardon, he returned, and was presented to George I. When the standard of rebellion was again unfurled in 1745, Lord George yielded to the temptation, and accepted the chief command of the Pretender's forces. In this position he greatly distinguished himself as a skilful leader and intrepid soldier. Upon the disastrous conclusion of the campaign he withdrew to the Continent, and died in Holland in 17o0. A liferent provision which he had out of the estate of Glencarse was forfeited. His eldest son, John, bor n in 1729, succeeded as third Duke of Atholl in 1764. P. 48. Murray, younger ofDollaire.--Mr. Murray of Dollary, Sheriff-Depute of Perthshire, is mentioned, on the occasion of the arrival of the Chevalier at Perth, as having left that town along with the officers of the...show more

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