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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
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Culloden

consolidated English supremacy; broke clan system (1746). [Br. Hist.: Harbottle Battles, 70]
See: Defeat
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A VISITOR centre at the site of the Battle of Culloden,near Inverness, is to get pounds 2.3million cash boost from the European Union.
MacDonald, who was born on South Uist, was a member of the Macdonalds of Sleat clan, and helped Charles Edward Stuart - Bonnie Prince Charlie - escape government troops after the Battle of Culloden in April 1746.
The Jacobite army marched south into England during the latter months of 1745, reaching Derby before turning back and retreating to Scotland, where the decisive Battle of Culloden was fought on April 16 1746 and the Bonnie Prince's rebel army was defeated.
The Duke of Cumberland apparently spent the night in Nairn before the Battle of Culloden.
In the novels, Murtagh died in the Battle of Culloden. On the TV show, however, Season 3 revealed that he survived and was in prison with Jamie.
Later, in 1745, in through the New Gate rode the Duke of Cumberland and the triumphant English army after their crushing victory over the Scots at the Battle of Culloden, near Inverness.
Much has been written about the political and cultural impacts of the 1746 Battle of Culloden that ended the Jacobite Rising of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, says Reid, but little about the battle itself.
Who won the Battle of Culloden?" she yells, freaking out.
This second run now gets a prime time slot and sees Claire and Jamie entering the lavish world of French society in an effort to infiltrate the Jacobite rebellion and prevent the battle of Culloden. Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan are the photogenic leads.
Bannockburn House is steeped in history and free guided tours take place there once every month.The house was built in the late 17th century by Sir Hugh Paterson and Bonnie Prince Charlie stayed there in 1746 before and after the Battle of Culloden.The next tours will be on Sunday May 20 from 10am to 4pm.
Ground penetrating radar may have discovered a mass grave of Highlanders massacred after the Battle of Culloden.
The Battle of Culloden marked the end of Jacobitism as a serious political movement.