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The Muster Roll of Prince Charles Edward Stuart's Army 1745-6

We are at "Grannie's" this weekend.  She has the above book printed by the 
Aberdeen University Press.  While the Sinclairs were only briefly "out" for 
the Prince in the '45 and the Clan took no part in any of the engagements, it 
is interesting to note two Sinclairs were on the Jacobite side, in the Earl 
of Cromartie's Regiment:

James Sinclair (Caithness) Aged 20, taken prisoner and died
James Sinclair, Husbandman, Dunbeath, taken prisoner and transported 
(probably to the West Indies)

The Earl of Cromartie was tasked to control Scotland "benorth the Forth" and 
captured Dunrobin Castle and based his force at Skelbo Castle.  They pursued 
the Sutherland Militia without much success.  On the 15th April 1746 they 
were surprised by a Militia force near Dunrobin. Around 20 of a force of 200 
were killed and the majority captured, and so, the day before the Battle of 
Culloden, which ended the Rebellion, their part in the cause also came to an 

The book, first published in 1984, must be an invaluable source for 

Yours aye

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