Battle of Killiecrankie, The

DESCRIPTION: "Clavers and his Highlandmen Came down upon the raw, man." The song describes, rather vaguely, how "the English blades got broken heads. "The redcoats of "King Shames" perform worse than the Highlanders
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1819 (Hogg)
KEYWORDS: battle Jacobite
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
July 27, 1689 - Battle of Killiecrankie, at which Jacobites under Claverhouse/Dundee are victorious but their commander killed, resulting in the failure of their cause
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: Michael Brander, _Scottish and Border Battles and Ballads_, 1975 (page references to the 1993 Barnes & Noble edition), pp. 268-269, "The Battle of Killirankie" (sic.) (1 text)
ST MBra268 (Partial)
Roud #8188
File: MBra268

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