The Nuttall Encyclopedia
General, born in Linlithgowshire; being hand-idle at home, entered the Russian service against the Turks; returning at the request of Charles II., was appointed commander-in-chief in Scotland; suppressed a rising of the Covenanters at Pentland in 1666; never once shaved his beard after the execution of Charles I. (1599-1685).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Dalziel, Thomas'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/d/dalziel-thomas.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.