CRUCIBLE OF THE JACOBITE ’15: THE BATTLE OF SHERIFFMUIR 1715

OATES (J.)

C054

£25.00

288pp., 8 illus., maps. 2017. Victory to either side meant control of the gateway from the Highlands to the Lowlands and then England, where the political prize awaited. The battle’s importance can only be appreciated by an examination of its context, in what happened in the campaign before the crucial clash of arms and in the months that followed it.