Sheriffmuir (shĕrˈĭfmyŏrˌ) [key], battlefield in Stirling, central Scotland, near Dunblane. It was the scene, Nov. 13, 1715, of an indecisive battle between the Jacobites under John Erskine, 6th earl of Mar, and George I's forces under John Campbell, 2d duke of Argyll.
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