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Montrose - the Captain-General

Nigel G. Tranter

Montrose - the Captain-General

a novel

by Nigel G. Tranter

  • 103 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Montrose, James Graham, Marquis of, 1612-1650 -- Fiction.,
    • Royalists -- Fiction.,
    • Generals -- Fiction.,
    • Scotland -- History -- Charles I, 1625-1649 -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Nigel Tranter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.T7725 Mo, PR6070.R34 Mo
      The Physical Object
      Pagination414 p.
      Number of Pages414
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5471916M
      ISBN 100340169001
      LC Control Number73175071
      OCLC/WorldCa746592

      Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Grant, James, Memoirs of James, Marquis of Montrose, K.G. Captain General of Scotland. James Graham, 1st Marquis (Marquess) of Montrose, 5th Earl of Montrose, Earl of Kincardine, poet, statesman, soldier, Covenanter, Royalist hero and enigma, was executed in Edinburgh, on the 21st of May, Montrose is one of Scotland’s greatest martial heroes. Montrose is also the tragic hero who, after winning a series of spectacular victories in Scotland for Charles I, was sold out by.

      'The Young Montrose' and 'Montrose: The Captain-General,' by the late Scottish author Nigel Tranter. The latter book is a fantastic read about his 'year of miracles.' In fact, most of the books by Tranter are worth a look for historical Scottish battles and intrigue.   Charles appointed Montrose his Captain-General in Scotland, but to his dismay, the King also entered into negotiations with the Covenanters. Charles used the threat of military invasion by Montrose as a negotiating ploy and, ultimately, this led to doom for James Graham.

      Montrose's remains stayed exposed for 11 years until he was finally properly embalmed and laid to rest in St. Giles's Kirk with great ceremony, all this whilst Archibald Campbell, 1st Marquis of Argyll, the man who murdered Montrose, lay in the condemned cell in Edinburgh Castle, . Charles appointed Montrose his Captain-General in Scotland and authorised him to negotiate for military aid with European powers. Montrose travelled through Germany, Poland and Scandinavia attempting to raise forces for the King. To Montrose's dismay, Charles also entered into .


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A brilliant leader, a renowned strategist, a talented moderate in a bigoted age: James Graham, the Marquis of Montrose, is a man of great charm and steadfast loyalty. Devoting his life to King Charles I leads him to reluctant involvement in national affairs: to intrigue, violence, treachery and battle.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Montrose: The Captain General was first published in I read this book, together with the earlier part of the two-part series on Montrose, The Young Montrose in an omnibus edition published in In these two books, we read of James Graham, who was the Marquis of Montrose, and a staunch captain of King Charles I of England in his war /5(7).

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Montrose: The Captain General (Coronet Books) by Tranter, Nigel. Hodder & Stoughton, Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Originally published, London, Hodder and Stoughton, Pages: The Montrose Omnibus: Young Montrose / Montrose: The Captain General.

by Nigel Tranter. 25 Ratings published 1 edition. Nigel Tranter became a published author in with the non-fiction book The Fortalices and Early Mansions of Southern Scotland, His debut as a novelist came in with the novel Trespass.

Below is a list of Nigel Tranter’s books in order of when they were originally released: Publication Order of MacGregor Trilogy Books. James Graham, 5th Earl and 1st Marquess of Montrose, (born —diedEdinburgh, Scot.), Scottish general who won a series of spectacular victories in Scotland for King Charles I of Great Britain during the English Civil Wars.

Montrose inherited the earldom of Montrose from his father in and was educated at St. Andrews University. In Montrose signed a covenant. In the late 17th or very early 18th century, a personal rank of captain general was created in the Spanish Army (and Navy) as the highest rank in the hierarchy, not unlike the Marechal de wearing uniform, the kings used captain general insignia.

Valeriano Weyler, Governor General of Cuba in –97 during the period preceding the Spanish–American War, held the rank. James Graham inherited the earldom of Montrose from his father in He was educated at St.

Andrews University where he became inspired by classical tales of military glory in writers such as Caesar, Xenophon and Lucan. In Novemberhe married Magdalene Carnegie, daughter of Lord Carnegie of Kinnaird.

After the birth of his first two sons, Montrose went to France and. Scots in February Charles appointed Montrose his Captain-General in Scotland and authorised him to negotiate for military aid with European powers.

Montrose travelled through Germany, Poland and Scandinavia attempting to raise forces for the King. To Montrose's dismay, Charles also entered into negotiations with the Covenanters. James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose lived from to 21 May He can be viewed in various lights.

To some he was a man who backed both sides in the key conflicts of the day to further his own ambitions. Perhaps more charitably he can be viewed as a pragmatist who sought to avoid the state.

James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose, by William Dobson (ca. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons. James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose ( – 21 May ) was a Scottish poet and a nobleman and soldier, who initially joined the Covenanters in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, but subsequently supported King Charles I of England as the English Civil War developed.

Montrose C.V. Wedgwood This was the first book I read about Montrose and which secured my fascination in the man and the period. First published in by William Collins (mine is the Sutton Publishing edition), this is an eminently readable account of James Graham and covers his adult life.Montrose, the Captain General A brilliant leader, a renowned strategist, a talented moderate in a bigoted age: James Graham, the Marquis of Montrose, is a man of great charm and steadfast loyalty.

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