Young Pretender

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Young Pretender

(Biography) See (Charles Edward) 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: The army of Charles Stuart, the Young Pretender 'Bonnie Prince Charlie', was routed by Cumberland at the Battle of Culloden.
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.
Grandouet heads the betting for the Stan James-sponsored International Hurdle and Hills again go top price at 100-30, while the sponsors rate Nicky Henderson's young pretender a 5-2 chance.
On St Andrew's Day, the young pretender will take on the Govan Godfather, Sir Alex Ferguson, in a tartan tussle at Old Trafford.
LONG Run blocked Kauto Star's march into racing history as the young pretender denied his rival a record-breaking fifth victory in the William Hill King George VI Chase.
Ruthlessly ambitious Matt, a great admirer of the group, wants to wrestle control away from current leader Lenny Douglas, who in turn despises the young pretender.
RACING: Godolphin duo Young Pretender and McCartney both ran out of steam in the closing stages of the Group 2 totesport.
Reigning champion Kauto Star is expected to be marginal favourite against Denman, the young pretender.

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