New Book – Sheriffmuir 1715

Sheriffmuir

Sheriffmuir 1715
9781848327320
Hardback
by Stuart Reid
£25.00
Published: August 2014
Sheriffmuir 1715 is the military history of a doomed Jacobite rising in Scotland, which enjoyed far more
public support and arguably far more chance of success than Bonnie Prince Charlie’s attempt 30 years later.

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Unlike the ’45, the uprising which culminated in the brutal battle of Sheriffmuir was very much a Scottish
affair, fought without either French troops or assistance, and unashamedly aimed at reversing the hated Union
with England and re-asserting Scotland’s independence.
However, in this lively new study by acclaimed military historian Stuart Reid, a completely fresh look is taken
at the campaign, while the battle is reassessed in the light of a thorough knowledge of the ground and the
armies which fought there.

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