Charles Edward Stuart


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Charles Edward Stuart

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(Biography) See Stuart2

Stu•art

(ˈstu ərt, ˈstyu-)

n.
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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The Fort William museum bought the rare mid-18th Century circular box with a compartment revealing a portrait of Charles Edward Stuart, Bonnie Prince Charlie, for PS9,750 at auction in Edinburgh earlier this month.
In 1745, the Young Pretender, Charles Edward Stuart - otherwise Bonnie Prince Charlie - sailed from France to the Western Isles and made his way to the Scottish mainland (the Old Pretender had decided he was too old for the fight).
Using the death mask of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, who died in 1788, forensic artist Hew Morrison came up with a lifelike image of the leader of the Jacobite Rebellion.
1788: Bonnie Prince Charlie (Charles Edward Stuart), the Young Pretender, died in Rome.
1720: Charles Edward Stuart - Bonnie Prince Charlie, the "Young Pretender"- was born in Rome.
This volume explores the French military contribution to the Jacobite Rising of 1745, including the first detachment of troops to sail with Prince Charles Edward Stuart, who were caught up in an intense naval battle, instead of landing in Scotland; the staff officers and professionals who helped Charles organize his army on modern European lines; and Irish and Scots regulars who fought with distinction at Inverurie, Falkirk, and Culloden.
1745: Bonnie Prince Charlie (Charles Edward Stuart) and his Jacobite army defeated the English at the Battle of Prestonpans.
Bonnie portrait Prince Charles Edward Stuart, painted from the life by Cosmo Alexander
Under the section entitled "Mysteries of Past History", Harman wrote: "It was believed that a quantity of arms were provided here by certain gentlemen favourable to the Pretender's (Charles Edward Stuart, aka Bonnie Prince Charlie) Jacobite cause in 1745, and that, on the rebels failing to reach Birmingham, the said arms were buried on the premises of a certain manufacturer, who for the good of his health fled to Portugal.
Under the section entitled "Mysteries of Past History", Harman wrote: "It was believed that a quantity of arms were provided here by certain gentlemen favourable to the Pretender's (Charles Edward Stuart aka Bonnie Prince Charlie) Jacobite cause in 1745, and that, on the rebels failing to reach Birmingham, the said arms were buried on the premises of a certain manufacturer, who for the good of his health fled to Portugal.
PRINCE Charles Edward Stuart, better known as Bonnie Prince Charlie, reached Blair Castle in Scotland and stayed there on his way south after landing at Glenfinnan.
Bannockburn House, near Stirling, was built by Sir Hugh Paterson around 1675, and Prince Charles Edward Stuart spent a night there in 1745 during his march south to gain support for the Jacobite cause.

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