James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose (25 October 1612 – 21 May 1650) was a Scottish nobleman and soldier, who initially joined the Covenanters in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, but subsequently supported King Charles I as the English Civil War developed. From 1644 to 1646, and again in 1650, he fought a civil war in Scotland on behalf of the King and is generally referred to in Scotland as simply "the Great Montrose".
05.09.2012 [Montrose Review] - The game recalled that played by James Graham, 1st Marquis of Montrose and the Laird of Luss in November, 1629, on the night before the Marquis's wedding. They were watched by the Duke and Duchess who also attended at the invitation of the Montrose
29.08.2012 [Montrose Review] - Members of the Sealed Knot historical re-enactment society will be at Montrose Museum all day to deliver a series of talks and presentations on the campaigns of James Graham, 1st Marquis of Montrose. The event is being hosted by the museum to coincide
29.08.2012 [Montrose Review] - James Graham, 1st Marquis of Montrose, was born 400 years ago this year, while the first recorded game of golf was played over Montrose Links in 1562. A keen golfer and like many young men today, the Marquis enjoyed a game of golf against the Laird of
16.08.2012 [Montrose Review] - Robina Addison this week said she had been saddened by the most recent attack on the bronze statue of James Graham, 1st Marquis of Montrose, which occurred several weeks ago resulting in the loss of its sword blade. She also said it was suggested to
He either fears his fate too much, Or his deserts are small, That dares not put it to the touch To gain or lose it all. -My Dear and only Love. Compare: "That puts it not unto the touch/ To win or lose it all", Sir W. F. P. Napier, Montrose and the Covenanters, vol. ii. p. 566.