Monthly Archives: June 2012

A Military History of Perthshire 1660-1902

A Military History of Perthshire 1660-1902 by Katharine Marjory Stewart-Murray Atholl (Duchess of) and Jane C. C. MacDonald (1908) contains two chapters of interest – “Perthshire in the ‘Forty-five” and “Lord George Murray” both written by Walter Biggar Blaikie (WBB). This can only be found here (the second volume [1899-1902] can be read here).

Caledonian Mercury

The Caledonian Mercury of Tuesday 06 August 1745 has an article on the departure of Charles, Monday, September 2, 1745 and Tuesday, September 3, 1745 have news on the progress, and Monday January 20, 1746 reports on the Battle of Falkirk. Tuesday, December 2, 1746 reports on trials and the upcoming execution of Charles Radcliffe, Earl of Derwentwater.