KING GEORGE’S HANGMAN: HENRY HAWLEY AND THE BATTLE OF FALKIRK, 1746

OATES (J.)

C098

£29.95

240pp., 18 illus. 2019. He is reputed to have been a man who enjoyed hanging his own soldiers, looting from his enemies, and harrying defeated foes, yet he was defeated in the only battle that he ever held command. No one has come forward to defend his reputation.