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Charles Edward Stuart

(Biography) See Stuart2


(ˈstu ərt, ˈstyu-)

1. a member of the royal family that ruled in Scotland from 1371 to 1714 and in England from 1603 to 1714.
2. Charles Edward ( “the Young Pretender” or “Bonnie Prince Charlie” ), 1720–80, grandson of James II.
3. Gilbert (Charles), 1755–1828, U.S. painter.
4. James Ewell Brown ( “Jeb” ), 1833–64, Confederate general in the Civil War.
5. James Francis Edward. Also called James III. ( “the Old Pretender” ), 1688–1766, English prince.
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1746: Fresh from his defeat at Culloden, Bonnie Prince Charlie escaped over the sea to Skye, disguised as Irish maid Betty Burke.
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