Jacobite

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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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The disembodied voice seems to have Jacobitical leanings: no good Hanoverian would have referred to Charles Edward Stuart as "the Prince," thereby acknowledging his royal status.
By presenting himself as a devout Hanoverian, he works to defuse the political import of Jacobitical second sightings and to present them as further evidence of the sensitive Highland spirituality, rather than their tendency toward political rebellion.
A few years after the publication of Insulanus's treatise, Henry Mackenzie made additions to William Collins's incomplete "Ode on the Popular Superstitions of the Highlands Of Scotland," additions that portrayed second sight as an inherently Jacobitical and violent experience.