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" As for Mac Ian of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished from the other Highlanders, it will be proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves. "
The West of Scotland in History: Being Brief Notes Concerning Events, Family ... - Page 86
by Joseph Irving - 1885 - 359 pages
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Narratives from Macaulay: The trial of the bishops. The siege of Londonderry ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1908 - 119 pages
...him. That order, directed to the Commander of the Forces in Scotland, runs thus : " As for Mac Ian of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished...public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves." These words naturally bear a sense perfectly innocent, and would, but for the horrible event which...
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A. D. 1485

Esther Singleton - World history - 1908
...blaming him. That order, directed to the Commander of the Forces in Scotland, runs thus: "As for Mac Ian of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished...public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves." These words naturally bear a sense perfectly innocent, and would, but for the horrible event which...
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The History of England: From the Accession of James the Second, Volume 5

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1914
...him. That order, directed to the Commander of the Forces in Scotland, runs thus : " As for Mac Ian of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished...public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves." These words naturally bear a sense perfectly innocent, and would, but for the horrible event which...
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The World's Great Events: An Indexed History of the World from ..., Volume 5

Esther Singleton - World history - 1916
...blaming him. That order, directed to the Commander of the Forces in Scotland, runs thus: "As for Mac Ian of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished...public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves." These words naturally bear a sense perfectly innocent, and would, but for the horrible event which...
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Poems of William Edmondstoune Aytoun

William Edmondstoune Aytoun - English poetry - 1921 - 509 pages
...on 16th January 1692, are as follows : — 1 first itali<:i:et1 in 1863 1 WILWAM R.— As for M'lan of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished from the rest of the Highlanders, it will be proper for public justice to extirpate that Bet of thieves. WR'...
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The Great Historians

Kenneth Norman Bell - Great Britain - 1925 - 349 pages
...him.1 That order, directed to the Commander of the Forces in Scotland, runs thus : " As for Mac Ian of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished...public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves." These words naturally bear a sense perfectly innocent, and would, but for the horrible event which...
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Scottish Highlanders

Charles MacKinnon - Clans - 1992 - 272 pages
...the order for the destruction of the Maclains of Glencoe as follows: 'William Rex — as for Maclain of Glencoe, and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished from the rest of the Highlanders, it will be proper for the vindication of public justice to extirpate that...
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William III

H. D. Thrall - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 121 pages
...by the King himself. It was in these words: "As for Maclan of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be distinguished from the other Highlanders, it will...public justice to extirpate that set of thieves." The "other Highlanders" from whom they were to be distinguished had, in accordance with a proclamation...
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The Story of Britain: From the Romans to the Present : a Narrative History

Rebecca Fraser - History - 2005 - 829 pages
...Scottish affairs, wrote to London, demanding that an example be made of the clan. He said it was necessary for 'the vindication of public justice to extirpate that set of thieves'. William himself signed the order commanding the Macdonalds to be rooted out, but Dalrymple's was the...
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The history of England from the accession of James the second, Volumes 3-4

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1864
...him. That order, directed to the Commander of the Forces in Scotland, runs thus : " As for Mac Ian of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished...public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves." These words naturally bear a sense perfectly innocent, and would, but for the horrible event which...
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