Books: Killiecrankie

GRAHAM OF CLAVERHOUSE—Constance W. Dodge—Co-old Friede ($2.50).

His real name was John Graham of Claverhouse, but the muttering Scottish Covenanters pronounced it "Bluidy Clavers." A gentleman, a hard-bitten soldier, Clavers had come back to Scotland from the Low Countries to see his dying mother, and at her behest stayed on to serve Charles II. His inglorious job was to uphold the unpopular Established Church, put down the dissenting Covenanters with a heavy hand. A misogynist, Clavers was faithful only to his duty. Nearly everyone hated him.

Local opinion of him became practically unanimous when...

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