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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 Historians Committee on Culloden are calling on the Scottish Government to step in following claims officials approved planning permission after being given incorrect information.
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Castle Stuart is just five miles away from Culloden, which in April 1746 saw the final confrontation of the Jacobite Rebellion where English troops defeated those of Bonnie Prince Charlie.
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We know now that the April 1746 battle at Culloden Moor shattered the power of the Highland clans and ended the Jacobite rising.
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