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Scotland's Greatest Warrior

Revealing how James Graham, the 1st Marquis of Montrose and a poet and military genius, won six successive battles against the odds during the 17th-century civil wars - but ultimately died a martyr for his faithless kings on an Edinburgh scaffold. Montrose's campaign - in which the devastating 'Highland charge' was developed - has astounded soldiers and historians for centuries.

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1 hour

Last on

Fri 30 Nov 2012 21:00
BBC Two Scotland