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Glencoe : the infamous massacre, 1692

Author: John Sadler
Publisher: Stroud : Amberley, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the early hours of 13 February 1692, English Redcoats under the command of Campbell of Glenlyon, who for the past week had been peacefully quartered on the inhabitants of Glencoe, fell upon their MacDonald hosts. In the ensuing hours 38 defenseless men, women, and children were murdered in cold blood. The massacre, sanctioned by the new king of England, William of Orange, was initially covered up, but news of  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Sadler
ISBN: 9781848680869 1848680864 9781848685154 1848685157
OCLC Number: 258098680
Description: 287 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The Glen of Dogs --
The Day of Clan Donald --
The Great Feud : 'The Greed of the Campbells' --
The Gathering Storm, 1690-1691 --
Prelude : 'To Maul Them in the Long Cold Nights' --
Preparations : 'A Great Work of Charity' --
The 13th February 1692 : 'Murder Under Trust' --
Aftermath : 'It is no Joy Without Clan Donald'.
Responsibility: John Sadler.
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A startling new history of the Campbell massacre of the McDonald Clan, one the most emotive episodes in Scottish history.  Read more...

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