This classic book is John Buchan s 1928 historical study, Montrose - A History . James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose (1612 1650) was a Scottish poet and soldier. He first fought for the Covenanters during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, but defected to the side of King Charles I after the beginning of the English Civil War. Within this volume Buchan explores Graham, Marquis of Montrose s command of the Roundhead army during the 1644 1650 war. A fascinating and detailed study, Montrose - A History is recommended for those with an interest in the English Civil War, and would make for a great addition to collections of related literature. Many classic books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author."