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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 rebellion is crushed at the Battle of Culloden near Inverness on April 16, 1746.
When George Osborne wears a lounge suit while warning about financial stability, the IMF warns Britain about a housing bubble and Scotland votes to reverse the verdict of the Battle of Culloden Moor, I am nervous about sterling's risk-reward calculus.
Stories of great leaders, battles, and traditions are supplemented with descriptions of the landscape and an analysis of the effect of the great migrations to the US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand that began after the battle of Culloden in 1746.
Among his distinctions, George II was the last British king to lead his troops into battle, and it was on his watch that the Jacobite threat to the Protestant Succession finally ended at the Battle of Culloden in 1745.
1746: The army of Charles Stuart, 'Bonnie Prince Charlie', mainly composed of Highland clansmen with some Lowland Scots and French troops, was routed by English, Lowland Scots and Hessian forces under the Duke of Cumberland at the Battle of Culloden, effectively ending the Jacobite rebellion.
Onthisday 1746: The army of Charles Stuart, the Young Pretender 'Bonnie Prince Charlie', was routed by Cumberland at the Battle of Culloden.
The soldier who received the message was killed shortly afterwards by a shell splinter, the first British soldier to be killed on British soil since the Battle of Culloden in 1746.
Legend has it that it was planted by a grieving widow in memory of her husband lost at the Battle of Culloden.
It's where Bonnie Prince Charlie was headquartered during the famous Battle of Culloden, the final battle fought with Highland rebels in 1745.
The special service commemorates the hardships their highland ancestors endured after their defeat at the Battle of Culloden in 1746.
It is the story of how pipe music changed from before the Battle of Culloden and the Disarming Act of 1746.
Other battles are re-enacted throughout the summer to coincide with the series, including the Battle of Hastings, the Civil War's Battle of Naseby and the Battle of Culloden.