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Clan Chisholm Society
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Broadswords, Scotland

There are two Andrea Ferrera swords bequeathed to the Town Council of Inverness by Captain A.M.Chisholm of Glassburn, Strathglass.

The sword on the left was wielded by a Chisholm at the battle of Sheriffmuir in 1715.

The other sword belonged to Hugh Chisholm of Bhlaraidh, Glenmoriston, the Coire Dhu hero, who fought at Culloden in 1746. He was one of the Seven Men of Glenmoriston who sheltered Prince Charles Edward Stuart in a cave on the braes of Glenmoriston.

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