“It was a time when the two independent nations of England and Scotland shared one king. It was a time of Covenanters and Cavaliers. It was a time of civil war, betrayal and regicide.”
He was a truly Renaissance man being a skilled military commander, educated in the classics and a poet.
“He either fears his Fate too much, Or his Deserts are small, That puts it not unto the Touch, To win or lose it all”