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Battle Name : Sheriffmuir

Date(s) : 13 November 1715

Part of : Jacobite Rebellions ,

Outcome : A victory for Hanoverian Forces over Jacobite forces

Type of battle : Land


The two armies drew up about two miles apart in fairly similar order although the Jacobites outnumbered the Hanoverians by 3 to 1. Initially both sides gained overwhelming victory with their right wings. Later the successful units swung round and returned to the original battlefield to face one another. They stood off until dusk then retired to their respective bases. The next day the Hanoverians occupied the battlefield and the Jacobite cause was lost.


The battle began centred about two miles North East of the centre of Dunblane. (Scotland)