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Jacobite

1. Brit History an adherent of James II (1633--1701, king of England, Ireland, and, as James VII, of Scotland, 1685--88) after his overthrow in 1688, or of his descendants in their attempts to regain the throne
2. a member of the Monophysite Church of Syria, which became a schismatic church in 451 ad
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Under the section entitled "Mysteries of Past History", Harman wrote: "It was believed that a quantity of arms were provided here by certain gentlemen favourable to the Pretender's (Charles Edward Stuart, aka Bonnie Prince Charlie) Jacobite cause in 1745, and that, on the rebels failing to reach Birmingham, the said arms were buried on the premises of a certain manufacturer, who for the good of his health fled to Portugal.
The Dictionary of Birmingham, an 1885 book, reveals: "Arms were provided here by certain gentlemen favourable to the Pretender's (Bonnie Prince Charlie) Jacobite cause in 1745.
THE JACOBITE UPRISING | 1688: King James II was overthrown in the Glorious Revolution having brought Catholicism back to the British Establishment.
Sophie added: "I have had a Hornby replica of the Jacobite train made to go round the bottom of our wedding cake.
Dilston was the home of James Radcliffe, 3rd Earl of Derwentwater, who was executed for his leading role in the 1715 Jacobite rising Northumberland.
The next train passing was The Jacobite - the Hogwarts Express steam train that goes up and down that line.
George, said members of the Jacobite section were sitting outside the church and the supreme head was offered police protection for free movement, but did not avail himself of the facility.
James VII and II, his son James (who succeeded him as Jacobite claimant in 1701), and his grandsons Charles and Henry believed that they were kings by divine right and clung to the Catholic faith that had cost them the throne in the expectation that God would eventually restore the proper order.
Bannockburn House, near Stirling, was built by Sir Hugh Paterson around 1675, and Prince Charles Edward Stuart spent a night there in 1745 during his march south to gain support for the Jacobite cause.
SCOTTISH actor Simon Weir has been practising his sword fighting techniques to play Jacobite rebel Alan Beck Stewart in a new production of Kidnapped.
CHRIS HANSON has unveiled a key sponsorship deal with David Pitts and The Jacobite steam train for the coming PGA Challenge Tour.
Space here does not allow for us to disclose the entire history as to how we got lumbered with this badge and motto, suffice to say that we cannot blame the English this time as it was the London Welsh of the Ancient Society of Britons in 1715 (during the year of the first Jacobite revolt) and later, the Cymrodorion shortly after the later Jacobite Revolt of 1745, who adopted the three feathers and the motto I serve.