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Battle site of Fyvie (1644) *

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In October 1644 a major engagement, the Battle of Fyvie, took place on the grounds to the east of the castle, where still the trenches are visible. James Graham, Marquis of Montrose was caught in a several days (and in the end inconclusive) battle with Covenanter troops, commanded by Archibald Campbell, the Marquis of Argyll.

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