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Updated and reprinted 2015.
The Jacobites tried to restore the royal dynasty of Stewart to the throne of England and Scotland after James VII had been deposed.
Now in its fourth printing, this engaging wee title spans these stirring times of national and religious strife, covering the desperate attempts to reinstate the Stewarts.
This includes the pitiless campaign of Graham of Claverhouse (Bonnie Dundee to some, Bloody Clavers to others), the shambolic 1715 Rising, and the infamous ‘45. This last rebellion was led by Bonnie Prince Charlie, the mnost controversial character from the Risings, and ended in disaster with the slaughter of the Jacobites at the Battle of Culloden, followed by severe retribution against Jacobite clans.
There are many portraits, illustrations and maps, plus details of more than 50 great Jacobite sites to visit.
How to Use the Book
James, Duke of York
The Killing Times
James VI & II
The 1689 Jacobite Rising
The Massacre of Glencoe and the Darien Scheme
The Treaty of Union 1707
The Jacobite 1715 and 1719 Risings
Bonnie Prince Charlie
The 1745 Jacobite Rising
The Battle of Culloden 1746
The End of the Jacobites
Places to Visit
Series: Wee Guides
Extent: 96 text pp
Illus: 47 b&w photos, portaits, family tree and maps
Dimensions: 180 mm high x 110 mm wide x 5 mm thick