CLAVERHOUSE, JOHN GRAHAM OF, VISCOUNT DUNDEE


CLAVERHOUSE, JOHN GRAHAM OF, VISCOUNT DUNDEE
   commenced life as a soldier in France and Holland; on his return to Scotland in 1677 was appointed by Charles II. to the command of a troop to suppress the Covenanters; was defeated at Drumclog 1679, but by the help of Monmouth had his revenge at Bothwell Brig; affected to support the Revolution, but intrigued in favour of the Stuarts; raised in Scotland a force in their behalf; was met at Killiecrankie by General Mackay, where he fell (1643-1689).

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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