The Scotsman who aided Lord Wellington

This is a long overdue account of a man who played a crucial role in Scotland’s military alongside Lord Wellington, Commander-in-Chief of the British Army in 1827.

George Murray’s life was one of intelligence, loyalty and unexpected scandal.

Harding-Edgar carefully documents Murray’s life while depicting in great detail the complex historical tapestry which acts as the backdrop to his tale.

Next to Wellington: General Sir George Murray, by John Hardingedgar, published by Helion and Company Ltd, £35.

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