Gilbert Ker


Aged unknown

Gilbert Ker was a Scottish soldier in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms. He was involved with the Western Association (Scotland). As a colonel, he led the Scottish army which was defeated as the Battle of Hieton in 1650, and where he was wounded and captured.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

The Battle of the Hieton was fought on the banks of this stream between the Covenanters under Colonel Ker and the English under General Lambert in 1650

Cadzow Bridge, Cadzow Street, ML3 6HP, Hamilton, United Kingdom where they fought (1650)