MHG4273 - Battle Site, Maol Ruadh


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  • BATTLEFIELD (17th Century - 1688 AD to 1688 AD)
  • BATTLE SITE (17th Century - 1688 AD to 1688 AD)

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Maol Ruadh (Site of Battle between Clans) (NAT)
OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1903)

The last feudal battle between two Highland factions was fought near Keppoch, at a place called Mulray (Maol Ruadh). The participants were Ronald of Keppoch, and his overlord M'Intosh of M'Intosh, the former taking the day (NSA 1845).
This conflict took place immediately prior to the Rebellion of 1688 (Gregory 1881).
NSA 1845; D Gregory 1975 (reprint of 1881).

This site has been added to the Inventory of Historic Battefields. See the link to Historic Scotland's website for full information. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NN 2708 8181 (3031m by 2776m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NN28SE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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