Jacobitism
Jacobitism (/ˈdʒækəbaɪˌtɪzm/ JAK-ə-beye-TIZ-əm;Irish: Seacaibíteachas, Scottish Gaelic: Seumasachas) was a political movement in Great Britain and Ireland that aimed to restore the Roman Catho...
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Cameronian
Cameronian was a name given to a section of the Scottish Covenanters who followed the teachings of Richard Cameron, and who were composed principally of those who signed the Sanquhar Declaration in 16...
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Covenanter
The Covenanters were a Scottish Presbyterian movement that played an important part in the history of Scotland, and to a lesser extent that of England and Ireland, during the 17th century. Presbyteria...
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Williamite War in Ireland
The Williamite War in Ireland (Irish: Cogadh an Dá Rí, meaning "war of the two kings") was a conflict between Jacobites (supporters of Catholic King James II) and Williamites (supporters of Protes...
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Jacobite Rising of 1745
The Jacobite rising of 1745, was the attempt by Charles Edward Stuart to regain the British throne for the exiled House of Stuart. The rising occurred during the War of the Austrian Succession when m...
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Jacobite succession
The Jacobite succession is the line through which the crown in pretence of England and Scotland and Ireland (France also claimed) has descended since the flight of James II & VII from London at th...
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Jacobite risings
The Jacobite risings were a series of uprisings, rebellions, and wars in Great Britain and Ireland occurring between 1688 and 1746. The uprisings had the aim of returning James VII of Scotland and II ...
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Jacobite
Jacobite may refer to:
Jacobite peerage
After the deposition by the English parliament in February 1689 of King James II and VII from the thrones of England and Ireland (the Scottish Estates followed suit on 11 April 1689), he and his succe...
Viscount Falmouth
Viscount Falmouth is a title that has been created twice, first in the Peerage of England, and then in the Peerage of Great Britain. The first creation came in the Peerage of England in 1674 for Georg...
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Atterbury Plot
The Atterbury Plot was a conspiracy led by Francis Atterbury, Bishop of Rochester and Dean of Westminster, aimed at the restoration of the House of Stuart to the throne of Great Britain. It came some ...
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Come O'er the Stream Charlie
"Come O'er the Stream Charlie" is a Scottish song whose theme is the aftermath of the Jacobite Rising of 1745. Written well after the events it commemorates, it is not a genuine Jacobite song, as is t...
Aogán Ó Rathaille
Aodhagán Ó Rathaille or Egan O'Rahilly (1670–1726), was an Irish language poet. He is credited with creating the first fully developed Aisling.
It is thought that Ó Rathaille was born in Screathan...
Duke of Northumberland
Duke of Northumberland is a noble title that has been created three times in English and British history, twice in the Peerage of England and once in the Peerage of Great Britain. The current holder o...
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Jacobite Rising of 1715
The Jacobite rising of 1715 (also referred to as the Fifteen or Lord Mar's Revolt), was the attempt by James Francis Edward Stuart (also called the Old Pretender) to regain the thrones of England, Ire...
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Coronation riots
The coronation riots of October 1714 were a series of riots in southern and western England in protest against the coronation of the first Hanoverian king of Britain, George I.
Upon the death in A...
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1715 England riots
In the spring and summer of 1715 a series of riots occurred in England, protesting against the first Hanoverian king of Britain, George I and his new Whig government. The rioters often attacked Dissen...
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Allan Cunningham (author)
Allan Cunningham (7 December 1784 – 30 October 1842) was a Scottish poet and author.
He was born at Keir, near Dalswinton, Dumfries and Galloway, and first worked as a stonemason's apprentice. His...
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Awa Whigs Awa
"Awa Whigs Awa" is a Scottish song whose theme is the aftermath of the Jacobite Rising of 1745. Written well after the events it commemorates, it is not a genuine Jacobite song, as is the case with ma...
Earl of Dalkeith
The title Duke of Buccleuch /bəˈkluː/, formerly also spelt Duke of Buccleugh, was created in the Peerage of Scotland on 20 April 1663 for the Duke of Monmouth, who was the eldest illegitimate son of C...
William Arthur (botanist)
William Arthur was appointed King's Botanist at Edinburgh in 1715, through his political connections, despite having no botanical qualifications. Shortly afterwards he was deeply implicated in the Fir...
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West Highland Museum
The West Highland Museum, in the centre of Fort William, Scotland, tells the story of the mountainous West Highlands of Scotland and its people. It has seven rooms on three floors, with an extensive ...
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Athalia (Handel)
Athalia (HWV 52) is an English-language oratorio composed by George Frideric Handel to a libretto by Samuel Humphreys based on the play Athalie by Jean Racine. The work was commissioned in 1733 for th...
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Iain Lom
Iain Lom MacDonald (c. 1624–c. 1710) was a Scottish Gaelic poet.
Iain Lom's family were the MacDonalds of Keppoch. In Gaelic society, since there might often be a number of men with the same firs...