Learn of the history of the 1st Marquis of Montrose and his life.
Here you will find information on the life and campaigns of James Graham, 1st Marquis of Montrose.
This page is separated into two sections. The first, James Graham, examines the biographical details of the marquis’ life, from his early beginnings to his eventual execution in 1650. The second section, Montrose and the Covenant, examines the marquis’ legacy and memory. For those interested in pursuing these topics further, please see our ‘Bibliography’ page for a list of related reading.