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Witness to Rebellion
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ISBN:
9781906566142
Categories
History
Imprint
John Donald
Publication Date
01 August 2009
Format
PB
Status
CU
Publisher
Birlinn Limited
Extent
90

Witness to Rebellion

John Maclean's Journal of the 'Forty Five and the Penicuik Drawings
by Iain Gordon Brown and Hugh Cheape, Editor(s) - Find out more about the author

This is the first-hand account of the experiences of an officer of Prince Charles Edward’s army from August 1745 to the Battle of Culloden, where John Maclean was killed. Illustrations are taken from a remarkable series of drawings from the Clerk Collection at Penicuik House which offer a unique view of the participants on both sides of the ’Forty-Five. This edition includes an introduction and detailed commentary.

Iain Gordon Brown is Principal Manuscripts Curator of the National Library of Scotland.
Hugh Cheape is MA Course Leader at the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture, Sleite, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach, Inverness.