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The Massacre of Glencoe (Echoes of War)

John Buchan

The Massacre of Glencoe (Echoes of War)

by John Buchan

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Cimino Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: c 1500 to c 1700,
  • Scotland - History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: American,
  • Scotland,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Great Britain,
  • Military - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8294749M
    ISBN 100907675417
    ISBN 109780907675419

      Directed by Austin Campbell. With James Robertson Justice, Andrew Crawford, William Dysart, David Orr. The true story of the events leading up to the infamous massacre of the Macdonalds by the Campbells in February of /10(1).   In preparation to carrying out the massacre, two companies of Argyle’s regiment, a total of about men, under the command of Captain Robert Campbell of Glenlyon, were ordered to proceed to Glencoe by the beginning of February, and under pretext, to remain there and await further orders.

    Shelves: british-studies-program, history, uk Sadler provides a detailed look at the history and events which culminated in the devastating massacre at Glencoe. He explains how Highland clans operated and the prejudices held against them by Lowlanders and the English. They lived in a world apart, often considered savage and uncivilized/5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Buchan, John, Massacre of Glencoe. New York, G.P. Putnam's sons, (OCoLC) Document Type.

    Further reading: The Glencoe Massacre of The Battle of Killiecrankie: The First Jacobite Campaign, , (), Jonathan D. Oates, Helion and Company Glencoe and the End of the Highland War, (), Paul Hopkins, John Donald Publishers Ltd Managing the Early-Modern Periphery: Highland Policy and the Highland Judicial Commission, cc, Allan Kennedy, The Scottish . The Massacre of Glencoe: 13th of February Being a Reprint of a Contemporary Account of that Ruthless Butchery: Editor: Edmund Goldsmid: Publisher: E & G. Goldsmid, Original from: University of Minnesota: Digitized: Length: 74 .


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The Massacre of Glencoe (Echoes of War) by John Buchan Download PDF EPUB FB2

An historical account of the massacre, in Februaryof the small Clan MacDonald of Glencoe by Campbell of Glenlyon's troops under orders from the English Government. It marked the beginning of the end of the clan system and the old, free Highland way of life/5.

The Massacre of Glencoe by John Buchan is a refreshingly simple, easy to read but very informative narration of that fateful day in the Glen and the events that led up to it and those that followed. I have read many books on the Macdonalds and specifically of the massacre in Glencoe.

The Granddaddy being "Glencoe" by John by: 4. The Henderson Stone and the Massacre of Glencoe, It is generally believed that most of the men of the Earl of The Massacre of Glencoe book Regiment, who carried out the massacre of the Macdonalds of Glencoe on 13 Februarydid not know what they had been sent to do until the last minute, after they had been staying with the Macdonalds for some time.

Massacre of Glencoe, (Febru ), in Scottish history, the treacherous slaughter of members of the MacDonald clan of Glencoe by soldiers under Archibald Campbell, 10th earl of Scottish clans had remained loyal to King James II after he was replaced on the English and Scottish thrones by William III in In August the government offered an indemnity to all chiefs.

Adrian Bean's play - based on the contemporary parliamentary Commission Of Enquiry into the massacre and on historian John Prebble's seminal book, Glencoe - dramatizes these tragic 17th century events.

flag 2 likes Like see review Tim Mitchell rated it liked it/5. Sadler provides a detailed look at the history and events which culminated in the devastating massacre at Glencoe. He explains how Highland clans operated and the prejudices held against them by Lowlanders and the English. They lived in 3/5(6).

The story of the Massacre of Glencoe is well known and this tune commemorates it. It is not known who composed it although Colin Cameron wrote that he thought it would be composed by Henderson who was piper to MacDonald of Glencoe.

This slim guide gives a definitive account of the events leading up to and the night of the Glencoe Massacre with black and white illustrations to complement the the pen of Scotland's master storyteller comes the tale of one of the most shameful acts of betrayal in the history of February the small Clan MacDonald of Glencoe were massacred by Campbell of Glenlyon's Reviews: 9.

Synopsis 'You are hereby ordered to fall upon the rebels, the MacDonalds of Glencoe, and to put all to the sword under seventy.' This was the treacherous and cold-blooded order ruthlessly carried out on 13 Februarywhen the Campbells slaughtered their hosts Reviews: The story is fast-paced and exciting, delving back in time to the story of Corrag the Witch and the Glencoe massacre.

I highly recommend this book, apart from the great storyline it also brings to life the history and magical legends of Glencoe, from Ossian's cave to the Great White Stag.

'You are hereby ordered to fall upon the rebels, the MacDonalds of Glencoe, and to put all to the sword under seventy.' This was the treacherous and cold-blooded order ruthlessly carried out on 13 /5(2). The Massacre of Glencoe Glenlyon and two companies of Argyll’s Regiment marched into Glencoe on 1st February.

They had orders for ‘free quarter’, claiming that there was no room at Fort William due to the large number of soldiers stationed there, and requested hospitality, which the MacDonalds granted. Softcover. Condition: Very Good. Reprint.

Paperback Glencoe: The Story of the Massacre (We carry a wide selection of titles in The Arts, Theology, History, Politics, Social and Physical Sciences.

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Paperback. Glencoe is a great book. It helps peel back the legends and expands on references to the massacre of Glencoe for anyone who knows or has an interest in Scottish history. As mentioned, I was under the impression that it was mainly a clan feud. Being a member of Clan Donald I have heard of the Campbells and MacDonalds historical rivalry.

Mr/5(36). This is a fairly historically accurate story of what led up to the massacre of Glencoe, a horrible episode of Scottish history that took place during the Jacobite uprisings (one of many, sadly, but not anywhere near as bad as Culloden), and of all the people that were involved in it, from the victims to the perpetrators to people who were caught in the middle/5.

Glencoe is a great book. It helps peel back the legends and expands on references to the massacre of Glencoe for anyone who knows or has an interest in Scottish history. As mentioned, I was under the impression that it was mainly a clan feud.

Being a member of Clan Donald I have heard of the Campbells and MacDonalds historical rivalry/5(42). The Massacre of Glencoe fascinated me so much that I read as many books on it as I could find.

Also in the s I took my three children there and often re-visit. Some people have mentioned a film. A modern version would be great, but I managed to purchase a video (yes I know!)called “The Massacre of Glencoe” starring James Robertson Justice. Glencoe is a great book.

It helps peel back the legends and expands on references to the massacre of Glencoe for anyone who knows or has an interest in Scottish history. As mentioned, I was under the /5(42).

This was such a beautifully written book that is based on a real event - the Massacre of Glencoe. A massacre which took place at 5am on February when thirty-eight members of the Macdonald clan were killed by soldiers who had enjoyed the clan's hospitality for the previous ten days/5().

Glencoe is a great book. It helps peel back the legends and expands on references to the massacre of Glencoe for anyone who knows or has an interest in Scottish history.

As mentioned, I was under the impression that it was mainly a clan feud. Being a member of Clan Donald I have heard of the Campbells and MacDonalds historical rivalry/5(42). The massacre took place near the village of Glencoe (Gaelic: Gleann Comhann) and in various parts of Glencoe at Inverrigan, Invercoe, Carnoch, Auchnaion and Achtriochtan.

Most of the clan, perhapsdid escape the initial slaughter only for some to die in the surrounding hills and mountains due to lack of food and shelter as their houses had.The massacre of Glencoe Nevertheless in one case the submission came too late. Sir John Dalrymple, the Master of Stair (that is the heir-apparent of the Earl of Stair), one of William's principal advisers with regard to Scottish affairs, found an opportunity for destroying the small clan of the Macdonalds of Glencoe.We recommend booking The Glencoe Massacre Monument tours ahead of time to secure your spot.

If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 12 The Glencoe Massacre Monument tours on Tripadvisor4/5(84).