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Appendix 4

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This chapter presents an appendix discussing the commission for securing the peace of the Highlands. The Privy Council complained as early as 1661 that some "perverse and obstinate offenders" within the Highlands "dare yet adventure to trouble the peace of the kingdom by committing thefts, robberies, murders, depredations, spuilzes, and other heinous crimes". The government's own pronouncements were couched in equally circumspect language, exemplified most fully in the extensive preamble to the commission for securing the peace in 1682. Lachlan Mackintosh of Torcastle added a third group to the roster by noting that the MacDonalds of Keppoch were "in effect the only nurserie of broken men in this whole Kingdom", and that their chief was "the only person as yet insecured to the peace of a broken hyland man in all the North of Scotland.

Keywords: Lachlan Mackintosh; MacDonalds of Keppoch; Scottish Highlands; Spanish kingdom

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