Andrew Munro, 8th of Milntown

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Andrew Munro

Death: August 15, 1645 (22-30)
Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire, Scotland (Killed at the battle of Kilsyth)
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Son of George Munro, 7th of Milntown and Margaret Innes
Brother of Hugh Munro

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About Andrew Munro, 8th of Milntown

Andrew Munro, 8th of Milntown was the last of the family to possess the Milntown estate but he continued to dispute Mackenzie domination of the Black Isle. Andrew Munro served as a Capatain under his kinsmen, George Munro, 1st of Newmore during the Irish Confederate Wars. While he was away Milntown Castle was burned down by carelessness in 1642, and what was left of Munro's old work was demolished to make way for a Mackenzie purchaser's improvements. The office of Milntown Castle was sold in 1656 to George Mackenzie of Tarbet who later became George Mackenzie, 1st Earl of Cromartie. In 1644 Andrew Munro, 8th of Milntown returned to Scotland and took a distinguished part in the Battle of Kilsyth, where he was killed fighting at the head of his company. Andrew Munro was the last in the senior line of the Munros of Milntown.

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August 15, 1645
Age 26
Kilsyth, North Lanarkshire, Scotland