Culloden Moor


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Culloden Moor

(kəlŏd`ən, –lō`dən), moorland, Highland, NE Scotland. There, on Apr. 16, 1746, English forces under the duke of Cumberland defeated the Highlanders under Prince Charles Edward Stuart, thus ending the Jacobite uprising of 1745 (see JacobitesJacobites
, adherents of the exiled branch of the house of Stuart who sought to restore James II and his descendants to the English and Scottish thrones after the Glorious Revolution of 1688. They take their name from the Latin form (Jacobus) of the name James.
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Graham's mother is Irish, I'm Scottish and I've traced my family back to within five years this side of Culloden Moor.
CULLODEN moor is just up the road from here but the Inverness pitch has been a dangerous enough battleground for Celtic over the years.
There is a haunted one in Culloden Moor in Scotland - apparently you can hear whispering - and there is a car park in Leeds that has a great restaurant," he said.
The set includes the following battles: Culloden Moor, Quebec, Plassey, Louisbourg, Balaclava, Khartoum, Zulu War, Rorke's Drift, Peking, Colenso, Inkerman, Omdurman, Majuba, and Tel El-Kebir.
Using the map, police found a bag of 440 tablets hidden on an unclassified road near Culloden Moor.
Culloden Moor, scene of the famous Jacobite battle of 1746, is eight miles away.
PICTURESQUE SETTINGS Culloden Moor Caravan Club Site near Inverness, main image, and Bunree Caravan Club Site, near Fort William, inset below
Last night, a car driver and his female passenger were badly hurt in a crash with a minibus on the B9006 Culloden Moor road near Inverness.
Still, if you can't beat 'em, join 'em, and before too long kilted casualties were falling in the street in numbers which haven't been seen since Butcher Cumberland picked up an away win at Culloden Moor 260 years ago.
THE history books tell us the last battle to take place on British soil was at Culloden Moor,on the outskirts of Inverness, in 1746They should rewrite that chapter to chronicle events five miles down the road at the Caley Thistle Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Charles Edward Stuart, aka Bonnie Prince Charlie, was forced to flee when his Jacobite Rebellion ended a year later on Culloden Moor in 1746.