Charles Edward Stuart

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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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A presentation from the time of Bonnie Prince Charles from the Alba Adventure Company.
The dances tend to commemorate island events, such as the circling of roosters before combat, the heated protests against the closing and consolidation of small island schools, or hopping about from island to island during the second Jacobite Rebellion (1745) in order to catch up with Bonnie Prince Charles, who fled for his life in a rowboat, dressed as the national heroine Flora Macdonald's Irish maid.
The times of Bonnie Prince Charles from the Alba Adventure Company.