What was the Battle of Eilean Donan (1719)?

Introduction The Capture of Eilean Donan Castle, also referred to as the Battle of Eilean Donan, was a land-based naval engagement that took place in 1719 during the Jacobite rising of that year, and the War of the Quadruple Alliance (1718 to 1720). A British naval reconnaissance force of three ships attacked the castle of… Read More