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For too long, this period of Scottish history has been romanticised with the exploits of Bonnie Prince Charlie to the fore. Dane Love's personal interest in his ancestors has made him research the lives of ordinary men and women who lived, fought and died during this period and the result is a highly readable account of the Jacobite era. All the main characters and events are here along with lesser known people who were nevertheless just as involved in the upheaval in Great Britain at that time. There are over 40...
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Jacobite Stories

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Overview

For too long, this period of Scottish history has been romanticised with the exploits of Bonnie Prince Charlie to the fore. Dane Love's personal interest in his ancestors has made him research the lives of ordinary men and women who lived, fought and died during this period and the result is a highly readable account of the Jacobite era. All the main characters and events are here along with lesser known people who were nevertheless just as involved in the upheaval in Great Britain at that time. There are over 40 stories covering a 70 year period between the 1680's and the 1750's with the defeat at Culloden and the aftermath of that battle concluding the book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781906476434
  • Publisher: Wilson, Neil Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/28/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 260
  • Sales rank: 846,766
  • File size: 651 KB

Table of Contents


Introduction     xi
Bonnie Dundee's Highland Campaign     1
Viscount Dundee
Persecution of Covenanters
Raises standard at Dundee
Around Highlands
Rallying support for Jacobites
Battle of Killiecrankie     9
The battle
Death of Dundee
Fight Against Madmen     16
Battle in Dunkeld
William Cleland
Battle of Cromdale
Retreat to Highlands
Bobbin' John     21
John Erskine, Earl of Mar
Meeting at Invercauld
Standard raised in Braemar
'Black Jock' Forbes
Perth taken
Some Say That We Wan     28
Battle of Sheriffmuir
Dunblane
Pretender arrives at Peterhead
Colin MacKenzie of Kildun
Several Losses and Sufferings     35
Perthshire laid waste
Auchterarder
Blackford
Crieff
Dunning
Muthill
Northumberland Rising     46
Mackintosh of Borlum
Earl of Derwentwater
Hexham
Rothbury
Battle of Preston     52
Lancaster taken
Battle of Preston
Escape from Newgate
Battle of Glenshiel     55
Spanish fleet arrives in Scotland
Eilean Donan castle taken
Battle of Glenshiel
Castle attacked by Hanoverians and blown up
Alexander Robertson of Struan     59
His part in 1689 Rising
Joined 1715 Rising
Joined Prince Charles
Sent home in style from Prestonpans
Prince's Strand     62
Prince Charles sails for Scotland
Lands on Eriskay
The Prince's flower
AlexanderMacDonald of Boisdale
The Seven Men of Moidart     66
Seven supporters of Charles
Preparations for raising of standard
Various supporters
The Rout of the High Bridge     69
Soldiers mobilised
Donald MacDonell of Tirnadris
Skirmish at High Bridge
Prisoners taken to Glenfinnan
Raising the standard in Glenfinnan     72
Clans finally arrive at Glenfinnan
Cameron support
March eastwards to Locheil
Over the Corrieyairack     76
Raid on Ruthven
Cluny Castle attacked
Blair Castle
Dunkeld
Perth
Great Disturbance in the Country     83
March south
Dunblane
Falkirk
Linlithgow
Panic in Edinburgh
Jacobites enter city
John Gordon of Glenbuchat     90
Veteran of Risings
Raises support
The Four-Minute Battle - Prestonpans     92
Cope lands at Dunbar
Jacobites head east
The battle
Edinburgh     96
Edinburgh re-entered
Raids from castle
Jacobite support expands
The March to England     99
March through the Borders
Kelso
Split at Jedburgh
Dumfries folk rob baggage train
Taking Carlisle     104
Carlisle attacked
Provisions gathered
South to Derby     108
March through Lancaster and Preston
Arrive in Manchester
Manchester Regiment
South to Derby
The Skirmish of Inverurie     113
Hanoverians in Aberdeenshire
Battle of Inverurie
Donald Ban MacCrimmon
The Retreat North     118
Black Friday
Homes robbed
Skirmishes at Manchester
Ellel Moor and Clifton Moor
Manchester Regiment holds Carlisle Castle
This Set of Ruffians     123
March through Dumfriesshire
Lowther Hills
Hamilton
The prince in Glasgow
Kilsyth and Stirling
Most Singular and Extraordinary Combat     131
Battle of Falkirk
The prince in Falkirk
Glengarry killed
Stirling to Inverness     138
St Ninian's Church
Crieff
Blair Castle
Skirmish at Moy
Arrival at Inverness
Fort Augustus taken
Culloden     146
Jacobites propose attack on Hanoverians
Surprise attack abandoned
Forces meet on Culloden Moor
Hanoverian brutality
Old Glenbuchat
Aftermath of Culloden     153
Hanoverians search for Jacobites
Jacobite homes attacked
Captain Fergusson
Burning of homes
Churches destroyed
The Prisoners     167
Executions at Carlisle
Further persecutions
The Dispersal     172
Jacobites gather at Ruthven
Search for Jacobites
West Highland Wanderings     176
Prince Charles in hiding
Morar
Arisaig
Western Isles     179
Prince in Benbecula
Scalpay
Harris
Clanranald
South Uist
Battle of Loch nan Uamh     186
French ships and a navy battle
Loch Arkaig treasure
Flora MacDonald     188
Flora MacDonald
Charles heads to meet her
Soldiers hot on the trail
Charles and Flora sail to Skye
In a Cold Country     196
Raasay
The prince returns to Skye
MacKinnons
Wanderings in Morar     200
The prince sails to Morar
Knoydart
Mallaig
MacKinnon captured
Charles hides in caves
The Seven Men of Glen Moriston     204
Jacobite group attack soldiers
Guard the prince and deliver him to Cameron of Lochiel
Roderick MacKenzie
Cluny's Cage     210
Prince Charles joins Lochiel
Cluny's Cage
The prince heads west
Leaves Scotland for the last time
Cluny MacPherson     214
MacPherson wanted
Goes into hiding
Moves to France
Lord Pitsligo     217
Pitsligo's support for cause
Lord Pitsligo's Cave
Various escapes
The Jacobites captured     221
Donald MacLeod
George Murray
Murray of Broughton
Jenny Cameron
The Appin Murder     224
Forfeited estates
Colin Campbell appointed factor
Evictions
Campbell shot
James Stewart executed
The Last Execution     228
Archibald Cameron
Travels with Prince
Loch Arkaig treasure
Dr Cameron imprisoned
Execution at Tyburn
Last of the Rebels     233
Peter Grant
Part in rebellion
George IV awards pension
Bibliography     236
Index     239
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