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Subject: Re: General Monro
Date: 14 Feb 1998 19:28:44 EDT
What is DNB?
And do you know any more about this Middleton?
IA>on 14 Feb 98, John Giacoletti wrote...
IA>>Ian Ross and I are researching MacLea of Lindsaig.
IA>>We've got a good track on two of three brothers who relocated to Ulster,
IA>>Donegal and Tyrone, in the 1630's. Of the third brother, David MacLea, we
IA>>have the following information:
IA>>Ensign 1641-9. Deported in in 1659 for siding with General Monroe.
IA>>I'm not familiar with General Monroe. Can someone hypothesize a scenario?
IA>I think that this extract from the DNB is your General Munro:
IA>Monro (or Munro ), George, Sir (d. 1693) , of Culrain and Newmore; Royalist
IA>general; served under Gustavus Adolphus; commanded troops in Ireland, 1644;
IA>recalled to Scotland, 1648; followed Hamilton into England, 1648, but was no
IA>present at Battle of Preston; disbanded his troops and went to Holland;
IA>appointed lieutenant-general under John Middleton, first earl of Middleton t
IA>promote a rising on behalf of Prince Charles, 1654; MP, Ross-shire, 1661-3,
IA>1680-6, and 1689-93, and Sutherland, 1669-74; KB; supported the Glorious
IA>Revolution of 1689.
IA>in Windsor, Berkshire
IA>Web Page at http://home.clara.net/iainkerr/index.htm
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