Montrose, the Captain General

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Hodder & Stoughton, Aug 30, 2012 - Fiction - 416 pages
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A brilliant leader, a renowned strategist, a talented moderate in a bigoted age: James Graham, the Marquis of Montrose, is a man of great charm and steadfast loyalty. Devoting his life to King Charles I leads him to reluctant involvement in national affairs: to intrigue, violence, treachery and battle. With all Scotland almost in his grasp, his most hated enemy defeated and discredited and England and Oliver Cromwell next on the list, Montrose looks set to triumph. But that is to reckon without the hand of fate . . . 'Through his imaginative dialogue, he provides a voice for Scotland's heroes' Scotland on Sunday

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Montrose is now a veteran military leader and political figure. This can be a problem in such political systems, as monarchs then feel threatened by popular leaders with talented armies who are not ... Read full review

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One of Scotland's best-loved authors, Nigel Tranter wrote over ninety novels on Scottish history. He died at the age of ninety on 9 January 2000.

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