Sherriffmuir Battle Site 1715

Sherriffmuir Battle Site 1715

Today, I visited Sheriffmuir battle site, close to Stirling in central Scotland. This battle was fought on Nov 13th 1715 in weather and terrain conditions likely similar to those prevailing today. ‘Muir’ is a Scots dialect word equivalent to the English ‘Moor’ and means a large area of rough, open ground which is invariably wet or waterlogged.

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