Record

CodeNA6741
Datesc1720-c17770
Person NameMacDonald; Alexander (c1720-c17770); of Glencoe
SurnameMacDonald
ForenamesAlexander
Epithetof Glencoe
ActivityJacobite soldier. Captain (or lieutenant) in Keppoch's regiment. Surrendered in 1746. Chief of the MacDonalds of Glencoe and served on the Prince's Council during the 1745 Rebellion. He was exempt from the Act of Pardon in 1747 and remained in prison until 1749 when he was released by a judge in the High Court of Justiciary under the Habeas Corpus Act of 1701.
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