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William Macaulay

William Macaulay

William, the youngest of Domhnall Cam's sons was a tacksman in Islivig. He was known as an excellent swordsman and was able to fight with a sword in each hand. According to tradition, at the battle of Auldearn William, with his back against a wooden paling in a gateway, defended himself against his enemies with a sword in each hand but was finally overcome and killed when they climbed onto a loft above him.

 

Title: William Macaulay
Record Type: People
Date of Death: 09-05-1645
Occupation: Tacksman
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEBL 2175
Record Maintained By: CEBL
Subject Id: 27957