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Ireland’s Wars: The ’45 Collapses

Charles Edward Stuart was on the march in Britain. His Jacobite Army, predominantly made up of Scottish Highlanders with a mix of Irish volunteers from the Irish Brigade of France, was moving southwards, invading the north of England with the … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Inverlochy And The Irish

In mid-September the army of James Graham, the Marquis of Montrose, was all triumphant in Scotland, having won two great and unexpected victories over its Covenanter foes. It had done so through effective use of the troops at its disposal, … Continue reading

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