Glencoe: The Infamous Massacre 1692


A startling new history of the Campbell massacre of the McDonald Clan, one of the most emotive episodes in Scottish history
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A startling new history of the Campbell massacre of the McDonald Clan, one of the most emotive episodes in Scottish history
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781848685154
  • Publisher: Amberley Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/28/2010
  • Pages: 287
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 9

Introduction 11

1 The Glen of Dogs 21

2 The Day of Clan Donald 55

3 The Great Feud: 'The Greed of the Campbells' 88

4 The Gathering Storm 1690-1691 109

5 Prelude: 'To Maul Them in the Long Cold Nights' 141

6 Preparations: 'A Great Work of Charity' 165

7 The 13th February 1692: 'Murder Under Trust' 186

8 Aftermath: 'It is no Joy Without Clan Donald' 206

Notes 233

Appendices 247

A Note on Sources 248

The Oath of Allegiance and Articles of War 249

Muster Roll of Glenlyon's Company and Drummond's Grenadier Company Quartered in Glencoe, February 1692 252

The Order to Sir Thomas Livingstone from William III, dated 16th January 1692 254

The Glen Today and the 'Massacre Trail' 256

Timeline 260

Dramatis Personae 264

Bibliography 270

List of Illustrations 275

Index 281

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