Covenanter's Monument, Philiphaugh
Covenanter's Monument (Memorial Cairn) at Philiphaugh, Selkirk, Scotland - situated in woodland to the west of the walled gardens in Philiphaugh Estate. Erected by Sir John Murray in honour of the Covenanters defeat of the Royalists at the Battle of Philiphaugh in 1645. General Sir David Leslie was the leader of the Covenanters against the Marquis of Montrose who commanded the Royalist Army. Date: circa 1910s
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
English Girls playing 'Diabolo' on a roof in Tabriz, Iran, 1
Illustration showing two English girls playing 'Diabolo' on a roof in Tabriz, Iran, 1908. In the background an artillery gun, manned by Persian Revolutionaries, stands by for action against Persian Royalists.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
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A young hero of the Revolution who is killed by the royalists when he sabotages their train of powder, he is hailed as an exemplar of popular devotion to the Revolutionary cause.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
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