Young Pretender

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Young Pretender

(Biography) See (Charles Edward) Stuart2
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(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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Most historians dismiss his claim that the Young Pretender had a son before dying in exile.
The 88-year-old head of Clan Cameron, whose ancestors fought for the Young Pretender at the Battle of Culloden, is the ninth-biggest feudal landowner in the country.
The 76-year-old priest has no doubts that his lock of hair did belong the Young Pretender. He received it in 1946 from a fellow priest who told him it had been handed down through the generations by a follower of the Prince.
Joaquin Niemann - 40/1 EW Young pretender is getting back on track after T5 at Travelers.
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).
1788: Bonnie Prince Charlie (Charles Edward Stuart), the Young Pretender, died in Rome.
FIT FOR A KING Lavish produce enjoyed by Young Pretender. Inset, Singh A TOP chef has recreated the sumptuous final dinner Bonnie Prince Charlie and his officers enjoyed before the Battle of Culloden in 1746.
ON THIS DAY 1746: The army of Charles Stuart, the Young Pretender Bonnie Prince Charlie, was routed by the Duke of Cumberland at the Battle of Culloden.
Though when it comes to John Prescott, he still seems to have as much energy as any young pretender.
1745: The Jacobites, under the Young Pretender, occupied Edinburgh.
The portrait shows Charles - known as The Young Pretender - in 1745, the year he became the last man to lead a Scottish army into England.
She has already made a fine start at stud as the dam of Prix La Rochette winner Young Pretender.

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