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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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"One of the themes running through our Jacobite exhibition is the secrecy and symbols used by the Jacobite's to show their allegiance to the Stuart dynasty and this hidden portrait piece fits in perfectly with that theme."
It was the very last substantial Jacobite victory in a war which reached its bloody finale at Culloden.
It's named in honour of Spanish troops who fought alongside Jacobites against the British Army at the Battle of Glen Sheil - the culmination, and only battle, of the 1719 Uprising.
Archaeologists found several large fragments of shots which were aimed at Lord George Murray and the Jacobite right wing at Glenshiel, near Kyle of Lochalsh in the Highlands.
Afterwards, this 'female imposter' was sent to a boarding school in York from where she was married to a Captain Drummond of the (Jacobite) Duke of Perth's Regiment.
Loch Ness by Jacobite is one of 15 companies in the Scottish Highlands taking part in the pilot scheme backed by local tourism bosses.
Kerala Thrissur The St Mary's Church at Mannamangalam near here was on Friday evening put under lock and key by the District Collector following clashes between the Orthodox and Jacobite factions.
Jayarajan was set up on Tuesday to resolve the ongoing row between the Orthodox and Jacobite church factions.
1745: Charles Edward Stuart's invading Scottish army reached Derby on its march towards London during the Second Jacobite Rising: the expected support from English Jacobites had failed to materialise and it was decided to turn back - as it proved, towards eventual defeat at Culloden in April 1746.
The burial of Varghese Mathew, who died on November 3, was delayed following a stand-off between the Jacobite and Orthodox factions of the Malankara church over the ownership of a church at Kattachira in Alapuzha district of Kerala.
The Lilies and the Thistle: French Troops in the Jacobite '45
In 1745, a few Digbeth residents massproduced weapons for the Jacobite Uprising against the British Crown.