Three letters from the Lord General Monck, Commander in Chief of the forces in Scotland

and one of the commissioners by act of Parliament for the government of the army of this commonwealth viz. to Mr. Speaker, to the Lord Fleetwood, to the Lord Lambert

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Monck, George, 1st Duke of Albemarle, - , English general and admiral, Commander-in-Chief of the Forces - , half length, wood engraving, 19th century, Charles II and General Monck, c, (c). and twentieth day of August between the Right Honourable General Monck, commander in chief of the forces in Scotland for and on behalf of his Highness the Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland on the one part, and David Creichton Laird of Lugton on the behalf of the Right Honourable the Earl of Glencairne and his forces, on the. Clan Sinclair (Scottish Gaelic: Clann na Ceàrda [ˈkʰl̪ˠãũn̪ˠ nə ˈkʲaːrˠt̪ə]) is a Highland Scottish clan who held lands in Caithness, the Orkney Islands, and the chiefs of the clan were the Barons of Roslin and later the Earls of Orkney and Earls of Sinclairs are believed to have come from Normandy to England during the Norman conquest of England. 3: General Monck's army arrives in London. RCII, DSP: 4: General Monck appointed captain-general and commander-in-chief of all the land Forces in England, Scotland and Ireland. The King's letter to the Lord Mayor and aldermen of the City of London read by the Common Council, which then seeks and obtains Parliament's permission to send.

by a contemporary pamphlet, A Letter from a person of quality [in Edinburgh to an Officer of the Army, wherein is given a true accompt of General Monck's proceedings] (London, 25 Oct. I). 3. This was in contrast to Monck's response in April i, when as a general-at-sea he had. George Duke of Albemarlie, Earl of Torington, Baron Monck of Potheridge, Beauchamp, and Teyes, Captain General and Commander in chief of all his Majesties Forces in his King­domes of England, Scotland, and Ireland, Master of his Majesties horse, Knight of the most noble Order of the Garter, and one of his Majesties most honourable Privy Council. - Jan General Monck (commander of army in Scotland) crossed Eng - As he marched towards London, he was presented with petitions calling for restoration of monarchy-Elections held for a new Parliament Convention Parliament met in - Parliament resoled to restore traditional form of govt. of king, Lords and Commons. Feb 3 is Four Chaplains Day - General Monck 's regiment marched from the borders to London to keep order as Charles II was restored to the throne. Today's the day Leaderless and dispersed, the forces in England were left in a state of inertia, which allowed General Monck with his numerically inferior, but closely supervised, army in.

  In January he was commissioned by Charles II to command the Royal forces in all of Scotland, numbering some 3, men, but he later handed his command to General Middleton. About this time Glencairn and Lieutenant-General Sir George Munro, 1st of Newmore engaged in a duel with both pistols & swords two miles to the south of Dornoch.   For his conduct he received a special letter of thanks from King Charles, dated 3 Nov. Cameron persevered in his resistance to General Monck, the English commander, for a considerable time after Glencairn had come to terms with him, and continued pertinaciously to harass the English troops stationed on the borders of his territory.

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Three letters from the Lord General Monck, Commander in Chief of the forces in Scotland: and one of the commissioners by act of Parliament for the government of the army of this commonwealth viz. to Mr. Speaker, to the Lord Fleetwood, to the Lord Lambert.

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to Mr. Speaker, to the Lord Fleetwood, to the Lord Lambert. [George Monck Albemarle, Duke of] -- Reproduction of original in the Bodleian ns letters to the. Get this from a library. Three letters from the Lord General Monck, Commander in Chief of the forces in Scotland, and one of the commissioners by Act of Parliament for the government of the Army of this Commonwealth: viz.

to Mr. Speaker, to the Lord Fleetwood, to the Lord Lambert. [George Monck Albemarle, Duke of; John Lambert; Charles Fleetwood; William Lenthall]. Get this from a library. Three letters from the Lord General Monck, Commander in Chief of the forces in Scotland: and one of the commissioners by act of Parliament for the government of the army of this commonwealth viz.

to Mr. Speaker, to the Lord Fleetwood, to the Lord Lambert. [George Monck Albemarle, Duke of]. Three letters from the Lord General Monck, Commander in Chief of the forces in Scotland and one of the commissioners by act of Parliament for the government of the army of this commonwealth viz.

to Mr. Speaker, to the Lord Fleetwood, to the Lord Lambert. By Duke of George Monck Author: Duke of George Monck Albemarle. George Monck, 1st duke of Albemarle, English general who fought in Ireland and Scotland during the English Civil Wars and who was the chief architect of the Restoration of the Stuart monarchy infollowing 11 years of republican government.

Scion of a well-to-do Devon family, Monck served with. Origins. Monck was born on 6 December at the family estate of Potheridge in the parish of Merton, near Great Torrington, Devon, the second son of Sir Thomas Monck (–) one of the Members of Parliament for Camelford ina member of a landed gentry family of ancient origins but then-straitened financial circumstances.

Sir Thomas's wife and George's mother was Elizabeth Smith. George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, lived from 6 December to 3 January Also known as the Earl of Torrington, and Baron Monck of Potheridge, Beauchamp And Teyes, Monck was an English soldier who served as Cromwell's military governor in Scotland and who later brought about the restoration of Charles II.

The wider picture in Scotland at the time is set out in our Historical Timeline. Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury PC (22 July – 21 January ), known as Anthony Ashley Cooper from toas Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, 2nd Baronet from toand as The Lord Ashley from towas a prominent Three letters from the Lord General Monck politician during the Interregnum and the reign of King Charles II.A founder of the Whig party, he was also the patron of John Locke.

General Monck in Scotland But it was the quiet before a storm. Lord Middleton, who had managed to escape from the Tower of London after being taken prisoner at the battle of Worcester, was nominated by King Charles II as his commander in the Highlands and pending his arrival there the Earl of Glencairne initiated a period of.

Get this from a library. Several letters from the Lord Generall Monck, commander in chief of the forces in Scotland : to Mr. Speaker, to the Lord Fleetwood, to the Lord Lambert. [George Monck Albemarle, Duke of]. A declaration of the Commander in Chief of the forces in Scotland, also another declaration of the officers of the Army in Scotland to the Churches of Christ in the three nations, together with three letters from the Lord General Monck, Commander in Chief of the forces in Scotland, and one of the commissioners by Act of Parliament for the government of the Army of this Commonwealth, viz.

Commander in Chief His Kingdom Prophecy Posted on J by Mark Taylor August 7, The Spirit of God says, “I have chosen this man, Donald Trump, for such a time as this. A letter from the Lord General Monck, and the officers here: to the several and respective regiments, and other forces in England, Scotland and Ireland.

A Letter from the officers at Whitehall to the officers under Generall Monck in Scotland with the answer of Generall Monck and his officers thereunto: wherein with plainness and sinceritie. The rank of Captain General of the Air Force, originally created by Franco for himself, currently is reserved for the reigning monarch.

Portugal Army. The title was given, into the commander-in-chief of the Ordenanças (the territorial army of the crown). During the Portuguese Restoration War, afterthe "Captain-General of the Arms of the Kingdom", became the commander-in-chief.

Republican origins. Inafter the outbreak of the English Civil War, Parliament appointed Thomas Fairfax "Captain General and Commander-in-Chief of all the armies and forces raised and to be raised within the Commonwealth of England". Thomas Fairfax was the senior-most military officer, having no superior, and held great personal control over the army and its officers.

In May Monck was appointed lieutenant-general of the ordnance, and when Cromwell marched into England in pursuit of Charles II he left Monck as commander-in-chief in Scotland (MACKINNON, i. ; Mercurius Politicus, 29 May-5 June ). Read the official day-by-day account of Monck's campaign in Scotland.

Upon the return of Charles II from exile ( ), the king created Monck Duke of Albemarle, and renewed the general's parliamentary appointment to command all of Britain's sea and land forces. The standing New Model army was disbanded in except for Monck's own regiments, which became (and remain) the Coldstream Guards.

Albemarle, George Monck, Duke of, / [] Three letters from the Lord General Monck, Commander in Chief of the forces in Scotland and one of the commissioners by act of Parliament for the government of the army of this commonwealth viz.

to Mr. Speaker, to the Lord Fleetwood, to the Lord. Made commander-in-chief in Scotland by Cromwell, Monck completed the subjugation of the country. [ 1 ] [ 2 ] In February Monck left Scotland to recover his broken health at Bath, and in November of the same year he became a general at sea in the First Anglo-Dutch War, [ 1 ] which ended in a decisive victory for the Commonwealth's fleet.

He next fought at Oliver Cromwell 's side in Scotland at the Battle of Dunbar, a resounding Roundhead victory. [3] Made commander-in-chief in Scotland by Cromwell, Monck completed the subjugation of the country. [3] After his forces stormed the town of Dundee, he lost control of his men with the resulting murder and rape of the population.

A declaration of the Commander in Chief of the forces in Scotland: also another declaration of the officers of the Army in Scotland to the Churches of Christ in the three nations, together with three letters from the Lord General Monck, Commander in Chief of the forces in Scotland, and one of the commissioners by Act of Parliament for the government of the Army of this Commonwealth, viz.

George Monck. George was the second son of Sir Thomas Monck (or Monk) and Elizabeth (Smith) and was born at Potheridge in Devon 6th December George was a distinguished naval captain and under Cromwell he was General of the land forces and Admiral at Sea.

Monck, George, 1st Duke of Albemarle, -English general and admiral, Commander-in-Chief of the Forces -half length, wood engraving, 19th century, Dunnottar Castle near Aberdeen in North East Scotland is a ruined.

And also a Commission from Charles R. to John Earl of Crayford and Lindsay, Commander in Chief, under the Earl Leven, General of the Forces raised in Scotland. And a Letter to the Lord Belcarris, of the Seventh of August Which was this Day read.

And a Letter to the Earls of Crayford, Glencarne, &c. of the 15th of August General Monck who was Commander in Chief of the Forces in Scotland agreed a treaty with William the Earl of Lothian and others on behalf of Cromwell and Archibald Lord Lorne and his party for the surrender and disarming of the latter on 17 th May It was said that Thomas was a.

SEVERAL LETTERS From the Lord Generall Monck, Commander in Chief of the forces in Scotland, and one of the Commissioners by Act of Parliament for the Government of this Common-wealth, VIZ. To Mr. SPEAKER, To the Lord FLEETWOOD. To the Lord LAMBERT. Following the Dunbar victory he was appointed commander-in-chief in Scotland by Cromwell to complete the defeat of the Scots.

In November of Monck became a General at Sea, the equivalent of an Admiral, in the First Anglo-Dutch War. In May Monck was appointed lieutenant-general of the ordnance, and when Cromwell marched into England in pursuit of Charles II he left Monck as commander-in-chief in Scotland (Mackinnon, i.

; Mercurius Politicus, 29 May-5 June ). They parted on 4 Aug.and the forces left with Monck amounted, according to Cromwell's estimate. His Excellency – The Governor General of Saint Kitts and Nevis kyle No Comments.

To His Excellency the Lord General Monck, the humble addresse. George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, KG (6 December – 3 January ) was an English soldier and politician, and a key figure on both sides of the English Civil War, as well as the Restoration of the monarchy to King Charles II in In the Third Civil War Monck's regiment invaded Scotland under Cromwell, fighting at the Battle of Dunbar as part of Monck’s command.

They remained in Scotland under Monck in andbeing engaged in a number of sieges and stormings. In Monck was recalled to Scotland to put down Glencairn’s rising and took the regiment with him.General Moncks last letter to His Excellency the Lord.