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date: 14 July 2020

Aberdeen, battle of, 

A Dictionary of British History

John Cannon,

Robert Crowcroft

1644.After his victory at *Tippermuir on 1 September 1644, *Montrose advanced upon Aberdeen against a superior covenanting force. After heavy fighting on the 13th, Montrose's troops entered the city. Incensed by the murder of a drummer‐boy, Montrose gave Aberdeen over to pillage.... ...

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