THE MACDONALDS OF SLEAT.
Sir James Macdouald succeeds his father, Sir Donald.—His perspective in the direction of the reason for King Charles I.—Supports the reason for Charles II.—The males of the Isles at Worcester.—Sir James's behavior lower than the Commonwealth.—His family policy.—His kinfolk with the govt. of Charles II. on the Restoration.—Receives a Crown constitution of his lands in Skye a.nd Uist.—Appointed Sheriff of the Western Isles.— issues in Lochaber.—Domestic problems. — Sir James matriculates fingers. — His dying. — Sir Donald Macdonald succeeds his father, Sir James.—He helps James VII.— The Sleat males at Killiecrankie.—Their next movements.—Forfeiture of the younger leader of Sleat.—Sir Donald refuses to undergo the govt. of William of Orange.— Defeats the govt. strength despatched opposed to him to the Isle of Skye.—Sir Donald ultimately takes the oath of allegiance, and submits to the Government.—Death of Sir Donald.— Succeeded by means of his son, Domhnull a' Chogaidh. —Sir Donald joins the Earl of Mar.—The Sleat males at Sheriffmuir.— Forfeiture of Sir Donald.—His death.—Succeeded by way of his son, Donald.—Sir Donald enters into ownership of the Estate.— His death.—Succeeded by means of his uncle, James Macdonald of Orinsay.—His behavior on the time of Spanish Invasion of 1719.—Death of Sir James.—Succeeded by means of his son, Sir Alexander, a minor.—The property parchased from the Forfeited Estates' Commissioners for behoof of Sir Alexander.—Sir Alexander at St Andrews.—His family along with his tenants.— Soitheach nan Daoine. —Sir Alexander's behavior through the uprising of 1745.—Death and burial of Sir Alexander.— Sir James, his son, succeeds.—Educated at Eton and Oxford.— His travels at the Continent.—His attractiveness for learning.— His kinfolk along with his people.—His popularity.—His twist of fate in North Uist.—His dying at Rome.—Succeeded by means of his
brother, Alexander. — Sir Alexander as a landlord. — His quarrel with Boswell.—Created a Peer of Ireland.—Raises a regiment.—His death.—Succeeded by means of his son, Alexander Wentworth, as moment lord.—Raises the Regiment of the Isles.—His death.—Succeeded by means of his brother, Godfrey.— Conti'oversy with Glengarry.—His death.—Succeeded via his son, Godfrey, as fourth lord.—Somerled, 5th lord.—Ronald Archibald, 6th lord.
SIR JAMES MACDONALD of Sleat had slightly succeeded his father, Sir Donald, in 1644, while the civil commotions of which the Marquis of Montrose used to be the important determine broke out in Scotland. He looks to have held aloof initially, most likely extra from issues of prudence than any loss of loyalty to the reason for King Charles. He was once accused, although, via the partizans of the King of now not being very hearty in his aid of the royal reason at any time, and it truly is convinced, no matter what his purposes can have been, that he didn't seem individually within the box. at the arrival of Alastair Macdonald with the Irish auxiliaries of the Marquis of Antrim at the West Coast within the autumn of 1644, he provided the command to Sir James, however the latter excused himself from accepting this honour at the flooring, as he alleged, of the smallness of the Irish strength. 1 Alastair Macdonald looks afterwards, whereas on one or different of his recruiting expeditions to the West Highlands and Islands, to have prevailed upon Sir James to ship a contingent of his extended family to affix the royal forces. After the engagement at Inverlochy, Montrose marched northwards. From fort Stewart he writes to the Laird of provide, presently ahead of the motion at Auldearn, informing him that, between others, four hundred of Sir James Macdonald's
men had joined him. 1 As to who commanded the Sleat contingent, or what half they performed, throughout the rest of the Montrose crusade, family members files and the historians of the interval are alike silent. The likelihood is they fought less than the quick command of Donald Macdonald of Castleton, Sir James's brother. The Sleat males persevered in palms for it slow after the defeat of Montrose at Philiphaugh.
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