John Graham of Claverhouse, Viscount Dundee, about 1649 - 1689. Jacobite leader. This painting is one of many likenesses of John Graham of Claverhouse . An able military commander, Claverhouse was known as ‘Bonnie Dundee’ because of his good looks. He earned his other nickname, ‘Bloody Clavers’, for his persecution of Scottish Presbyterians. When William of Orange invaded England in 1688, Claverhouse stood by the Stuart monarchy. For this the King gave him the title Viscount Dundee.