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  • * The History of Parliament *

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    MONTAGU, Edward (aft.1684-1738).

    1735. Biography Edward Montagu, an army officer, who had been taken prisoner at Brihuega in 1710, commanded his regiment at Sheriffmuir in 1715. Returned on his family’s interest at Northampton, he supported the Government, voting for the excise bill in

    STUART, James (?1681-1743), of Torrance, Lanark.

    1727-d. Biography After serving in Flanders and Spain during the war of the Spanish succession, James Stuart was present at Sheriffmuir as a.-d.-c. to the Duke of Argyll. Obtaining a Household place at George II’s accession, he was returned by

    HAMILTON, Charles, Lord Binning (c.1697-1732).

    his father, a leader of the Squadrone, as a volunteer to fight the rebels, taking part in the battle of Sheriffmuir. In 1718 he was given the office of knight marischal of Scotland for life with a salary of £400.[footnote]

    HARRISON, Thomas (b.1681).

    victory at Saragossa in 1710, for which he received £1,000 from the Queen. In the Fifteen he was present at Sheriffmuir and brought the Duke of Argyll’s despatches to George I, who gave him £500.[footnote] He sold his regiment in

    GORDON, Sir Robert, 4th Bt. (1696-1772), of Gordonstown, Moray.

    sheriff. Though classed as a Whig, he joined the Earl of Mar during the Fifteen, when he was present at Sheriffmuir, described by the Master of Sinclair as ‘a young man of 19 years old, of great fire, courage and

  • * British History Online *

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    Introduction, 01 October 1715-31 December 1716

    (Vol. XXIX, p. ix). ( See C.J. , pp. 449, 450, under 24 May 1716). Of the prisoners captured at Sheriffmuir and elsewhere in Scotland some eighty were marched to Carlisle for their trials; nearly twenty of these were condemned


    November 10; Argyll marched out from Stirling to Dunblane on November 12. The next day a battle was joined at Sheriffmuir, in which on both sides the left wings were defeated. Mar retired to Perth, Argyll to Stirling. Meanwhile on

    Treasury Books and Papers, March 1743, 01 March 1743-31 March 1743

    thence to Crieff, thence to Tay Bridge, Dalnacardoch, the Corryarrick, and Fort William, and also ploughed the new road at Sheriffmuir, and repaired 47 bridges: that in these works he employed 110 men, besides artificers, carts, horses, & c., during

    House of Lords Journal Volume 62, 16 July 1830, 16 July 1830-16 July 1830

    Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of John Robertson , residing at Mill of Ogilvy, John Robertson , Farmer at Sheriffmuir lands , and James Robertson , Farmer at Craigtown; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland

    Index, S, 01 January 1741-31 December 1745

    332, 406, 410 1, 417 9, 420, 428, 512 520, 523, 531, 617, 626 7, 697, 742, 785, 811 2. Sheriffmuir (co. Perth) , 253. Sheringham (co. Norfolk) , 846. Sherlo ck , James, 208. -, Thomas, Bishop of Sarum.

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    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    considerable distinction In 1715 lie was Commander-in-Chief in Scotleand, and was one of the heroes of the celebrated battle of Sheriffmuir. In 1718 Argyll was advanced in the English Peerage, by being created Duke of Greenwich. His Gradce although twice Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    SAILOR; BIP'S INTERVIEW. A STORY OF THE STREET. "Fy, fv! Too noisy! Fy, fy! Too noisv hero! The children looked tip. What dreadful being was that ronring away at them? He had a big, round, red face, at mammoth Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    MARSHAL KEITH; OP,. The Scots in Prussia. A BRoMANTIC HISTORY ANT) HISTORICAL+ ^ ROI MNCE. BY CHARL ES LOW.T Author of ' A Deeside Drama," and part author of d "The Great War of 189-," &o. CHAPTERb I. t Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    MARSHAL KEITH; otP, The Scots inL Prussia. A. ROMAZITIC HISTORY MIrdD HISTORICAL ROMANtCE. BY CHARLES LOWE, Author of "A Deesido Drama," and part author of "The Great War of 189-," &c. S .OPSIS Or PlREVIOUS CHAkPTERS. A descriftion of Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    Duke's son'was a noted military commander. He was at the head of the Rloyal Army which defeated the Jacobites at Sheriffmuir in 1715; and afterwards, like the great Duke of Wellington, he turned his attention to affairs of the State, Subscribers-only content

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