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The Du Teillay with Prince Charles Stuart on board sailed throughout the night of 4 July 1745 (N.S.) to finally lay anchor in the bay just south-east off the fortified port of Le Palais in Belle-Ile, most probably by the...
Seat of the Murrays since the 17th century. The family took part in all of the Jacobite risings but with members on opposing sides. The castle was briefly besieged in 1689 when the pro-Jacobite Factor refused entry to Lord John...
A museum of Scottish catholic history with important collections from the former Scots Colleges throughout Europe. The significant collection of Jacobite items includes many portraits.
Seat of the Chiefs of Clan Menzies for over 500 years. Situated in a strategic location, it was involved in much of the turbulent history of the Highlands. During the 45 the Castle first hosted Prince Charles Edward, who rested...
The Camerons have lived in Lochaber since the 14th century. Achnacarry House is the seat of the Clan Cameron and home of Cameron of Lochiel. The Museum in the grounds of the house traces the history of the Clan from...
Clan Donnachaidh (the 'Children of Duncan'), made up of the Duncans, Robertsons, Reids and other clan Septs is closely associated with an area stretching from Rannoch in the west of Perthshire to the border with Angus in the east. It...
The iconic site of the battle where the Jacobite forces of Prince Charles Edward were totally defeated by the army of the Duke of Cumberland on 16 April 1746. 1,500 Jacobites were killed and were buried on the battlefield which...
Prince Charles Edward stayed here overnight on 22-23 December 1745 during the retreat from England. The castle belonged to the staunchly Whig third Duke of Queensberry and was not treated with the respect that the Jacobites normally showed to places...
One of Scotland's oldest stone castles. It housed Government troops during the 1715 and 1745 Jacobite risings. Late in 1746, Flora MacDonald was arrested for assisting the escape of Prince Charles Edward and brought to Dunstaffnage. She remained there for...

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