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Mon·trose

 (mŏn-trōz′), First Marquis of Title of James Graham. 1612-1650.
Scottish Covenanter who changed allegiance (1643) and led a force of Highlanders in a series of military victories on behalf of Charles I during the English Civil War.

Montrose

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(Placename) a port and resort in E Scotland, in Angus. Pop: 10 845 (2001)

Montrose

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(Biography) James Graham, 1st Marquess and 5th Earl of Montrose. 1612–50, Scottish general, noted for his victories in Scotland for Charles I in the Civil War. He was later captured and hanged
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James Graham, Marquis of Montrose, was another cavalier poet whose fine, sad story you will read in history.
He wrote, too, a famous song known as Montrose's Love-song.
"But Lord Montrose," replied the queen, "I have heard of his great and rapid successes of battles gained.
Montrose, beaten at Philiphaugh, was obliged to disperse the remains of his army and to fly, disguised as a servant.
"They are very obliging, I'm sure," said Rose, whereat the "utility men" beamed with modest pride and resolved to enact Wallace and Montrose as soon as possible for their cousin's special benefit.
"Yes; but the Scots were cruel compatriots for me, sire; they had forced me to forsake the religion of my fathers; they had hung Lord Montrose, the most devoted of my servants, because he was not a Covenanter; and as the poor martyr, to whom they had offered a favor when dying, had asked that his body might be cut into as many pieces as there are cities in Scotland, in order that evidence of his fidelity might be met with everywhere, I could not leave one city, or go into another, without passing under some fragments of a body which had acted, fought, and breathed for me.
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Forfar hit back from a goal down to win at Montrose in a match which featured three penalties.
Contract notice: Montrose playhouse conversion of pool into arts hub and cinema
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Montrose.................2 Forfar........................2 Montrose boss Stewart Petrie hailed their derby heroics after coming from behind to draw.