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Culloden

a moor near Inverness in N Scotland: site of a battle in 1746 in which government troops under the Duke of Cumberland defeated the Jacobites under Prince Charles Edward Stuart

Culloden

consolidated English supremacy; broke clan system (1746). [Br. Hist.: Harbottle Battles, 70]
See: Defeat
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The fact this unique seal was recovered from the site of the wreck, together with historical research, suggests it may have be carried on one of several privateer vessels sent by Louis XV, to supply or rescue Charles Edward Stewart after his defeat at the Battle of Culloden in 1746.
Balloch looked like the battle of Culloden at the finish line with blisters, muscle strains and fatigue all kicking in as weary foot-soldiers hobbled home.
Edward Stuart after his defeat at the Battle of Culloden, in 1746.
It is believed the vessel may have been sent by the King of France to help the Prince following his defeat in the Battle of Culloden in 1745.
The 45s, so named to distinguish between the Jacobite rebellions, rose not in 1744 but in 1745 as the name suggests and did not follow the banner of James Edward Stuart, who fled and was deposed after the battle of the Boyne, but Charles Edward Stuart, (Bonnie Prince Charlie), who fled after the battle of Culloden.
MORE than 200 years after the battle of Culloden the clans are at war again - this time with the National Trust for Scotland.
That and the Battle of Culloden, Oliver Cromwell and the Act of Union, and Edward I's spanking of Prince Llywelyn in the 13th century, look you.
THE chair from the bedroom where Bonnie Prince Charlie slept before the Battle of Culloden, is to be sold at auction next month.
Among the future battles to be highlighted by father-and-son team Peter and Dan Snow are the Battle of Hastings (1066); the Spanish Armada (1588); the Battle of Naseby (1645); the Battle of the Boyne (1690); the Battle of Culloden (1746) and, of course, the Battle for Wales (1400-10).
It really needs a full day to do it justice, with its stunning Victorian ballroom decorated with 175 pairs of antlers, entrance hall decorated with weapons used at the Battle of Culloden, the classic Georgian styling of the picture staircase and the state dining room, which makes Downton Abbey's grandest sets look like the servants' quarters.
I am a member of a historical re-enactment group and during a recent staging of the Battle of Culloden, I found myself chatting to a new member of our group.
Dear Coleen I AM a member of a historical re-enactment group and during a recent staging of the Battle of Culloden, I found myself chatting to a new member of our group.