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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Culloden Moor car park, close to the site of the 1745 battle, was found to be the most haunted car park - as well as one of the best.
The Duke of Marlborough, no less, for example, is alleged to have routed Charles Edward Stuart at Culloden Moor.
TRAINING RUN Joggers braved heavy snow at Culloden Moor near Inverness yesterday
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.
Also appearing will be the university brass band, under conductor Phillip McCann and they will be lightening the mood a little with Ireland's Downland Suite, The Binding Of The Wolf by Torstein Aagard-Nilsen and Gareth Wood's Culloden Moor.
Two days later, this force began its retreat to Scotland and on April 16th, 1746, it was crushed by the Duke of Cumberland on Culloden Moor.
Culloden Moor, scene of the famous Jacobite battle of 1746, is eight miles away.