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Preston 1715

 Thanks to Rob for the heads up that it is also this anniversary too. 
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 13 Nov 2020

Poking Fun at Rebels

By Stephen Basdeo In 1715 the newly-united Kingdom of Great Britain had a new monarch: George I of Hanover. He had inherited the throne the year before because Queen Anne’s closest Protestant relation (there were about 50 other people in line to...

I am Minded to Rise: The clothing, weapons and accoutrements of the Jacobites from 1689 to 1719 (Century of the Soldier) Jenn Sc

Excellent work on the clothing and equipment of the Jacobite risings.This is an great book to own. If you have an interest in the Highland rebellions including battles like Killiekrankie and Sheriffmuir then you will love this book. It is not just Highland...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 15 Apr 2020

Dundee and the Jacobites

In the past six months, we have written blog posts on Jacobite connections to the cities of Edinburgh, Stirling, Aberdeen and Glasgow; today, here is one about Dundee. After the deposition of James VII and II in 1688, his loyal supporters felt the need...
From: Culloden Battlefield on 2 Mar 2019

Aberdeen and the Jacobites

Having recently done blog posts on Edinburgh and Stirling, today we thought we would write about another Scottish city’s connection to the Jacobites; here are some significant events that took place in Aberdeen. During the 1715 Jacobite Rising,...
From: Culloden Battlefield on 16 Jun 2018

How did the 1715 Rising begin?

The 1715 Jacobite Rising is largely considered to be the Rising that should have worked. It had many points in its favour, including a large amount of support across Scotland and England, but it’s mismanagement and poor communication led to its...
From: Culloden Battlefield on 30 Jun 2017

The Old Pretender

James Francis Edward Stuart was nicknamed ‘the Old Pretender’ after his father was deposed and the throne of Scotland and England was passed to William and Mary. Here we take a look at his life. James VIII & III  James was born on...
From: Culloden Battlefield on 2 Dec 2016

Inverness and the Jacobites

Inverness, now the capital of the Highlands, changed hands a few times over the course of the Jacobite Rebellions. Here we look at some of the key moments in its Jacobite history. During the 1715 Jacobite Rising the town and castle was held by Clan MacKenzie...
From: Culloden Battlefield on 9 Sep 2016

Lord George Murray

We all know Prince Charles Edward Stuart led the Jacobite army in 1745 but he had plenty of help from his band of advisers and generals. One of the most well known members of Prince Charles’ council was Lord George Murray. Lord George Murray ...
From: Culloden Battlefield on 5 Aug 2016

Preston 1715 commemorated

The Queen's Regiment ·   Photographs by Karen Anne Doyle of the Preston Historical Society. — in Preston, Lancashire.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 18 Nov 2015

PRESTON 1715

There's not much on the web about this battle but this Twitter feed has some useful things https://twitter.com/preston1715
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 15 Nov 2015

Sheriffmuir 1715

 today is the 300th anniversary of this indecisive battle of the '15 where both commanders thought they had lost. Tomorrow and this weekend sees the 300th of the Battle of Preston - see belowWiki here
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 13 Nov 2015

Sheriffmuir 1715

On 13th November, the 300th anniversary of Sheriffmuir is being commemorated with a wreath laying ceremony hosted by the Association of Highland Clans and Societies, Clan MacRae, the 1745 Association and The '15: The Northumbrian Jacobite Society....
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 10 Nov 2015

Battle of Preston 1715

we are approaching the 300th anniversary of Preston  here for local eventshere for a chronology from the wiki The Battle of Preston (9–14 November 1715), also referred to as the Preston Fight, was fought during the Jacobite Rising of 1715...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 10 Nov 2015

White Rose of Stuart Living History Society

New living history group portraying the troops of the 45 as well as the 1690-1719 period too. They are about to embark on new Royal Ecossais kit so keep an eye open for that. FB page
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 19 Oct 2015

The Queen's Regiment at the Tower

The Queen's Regiment marking 300th anniversary of the 1715 Jacobite rebellion, at the Tower of London, 26th-27th September 2015. Photographs: John Beardsworth. — at Tower of London.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 28 Sep 2015

In London this weekend 26th-27th September

The Queen's Regiment will be at HRP The Tower of London this weekend.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 22 Sep 2015

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