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Neil Ritchie

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Neil Ritchie is the founder and editor of ScottishHistory.org. Neil is also the editor of other online publications covering military history, defence and security. He can be found on Twitter: @NeilRitchie86.
battle of carbisdale

Battle of Carbisdale

On 27th April 1650, a Royalist force commanded by James Graham, Marquis of Montrose, was heavily defeated by a Scottish Covenanter army...
tay bridge

Tay Bridge at Aberfeldy: Wade’s Military Roads

Tay Bridge at Aberfeldy was constructed in 1733 to carry Lieutenant-General George Wade’s Crieff to Dalnacardoch military road across the River Tay....
battle of falkirk

Battle of Falkirk Muir

On 17th January 1746, the Jacobite army of Charles Edward Stuart clashed with Government forces commanded by Lieutenant-General Henry Hawley at the Battle...
tummel bridge

Tummel Bridge: Wade’s Military Roads

Tummel Bridge is situated at the western end of Loch Tummel in Perthshire and was built in 1730 to carry Lieutenant-General George...

Battle of Neville’s Cross

On 17th October 1346, at the Battle of Neville's Cross, Durham, England, David II of Scotland is defeated and captured by English forces commanded...

Battle of Largs

On 2nd October 1263, the Battle of Largs was fought between a Scottish army commanded by Alexander Stewart, 4th High Steward of Scotland, and...

On this day: Battle of Dunbar 1650

On the 3rd September 1650, English Parliamentarians commanded by Oliver Cromwell decisively defeat a Scottish Covenanter army led by David Leslie, Lord...
ruthven barracks

Ruthven Barracks during the Jacobite Rising of 1745

On 29th August 1745, 150 Jacobites attacked Ruthven Barracks in Badenoch which was held by fourteen government soldiers under the command of...

On this day: Battle of the Standard

On the 22nd August 1138, the Battle of the Standard (also known as the Battle of Northallerton) was fought between a Scottish...

On this day: Battle of Dunkeld

On 21st August 1689, in the Battle of Dunkeld, 5000 Jacobites under the command of Alexander Cannon attack a Scottish Government force of...

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