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Reminiscences of a Jacobite : The Untold Story of the Rising of 1745.

Author: Michael Nevin
Publisher: La Vergne : Birlinn, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Nevin, Michael
Reminiscences of a Jacobite : The Untold Story of the Rising of 1745
La Vergne : Birlinn,c2020
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Nevin
ISBN: 9781788853712 1788853717
OCLC Number: 1204142786
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (279 p.)
Contents: Cover --
Title --
Copyright --
Contents --
List of Illustrations --
Stuart Family Tree --
To Begin at the Beginning . . . --
Part 1: Genesis of a Revolution --
1 The Rise and Fall of the House of Stuart --
2 Remembering Dunkeld --
3 The Tragedy of Queen Anne --
4 Glen Shiel: the Forgotten Battle --
5 Queen Clementina's Cavinet --
6 Keeping the Flame Alive --
Part 2: The Rising of 1745 --
7 The Road to Prestonpans: the Quartermaster's Story --
8 Decision at Derby --
9 Return to Scotland --
10 Falkirk Muir: the Last Jacobite Victory --
11 Financing the Revolution 12 Was the Rising of 1745 a Just War? --
Part 3: The Aftermath --
13 The Prince in the Heather --
14 The Execution of the Jacobite Lords --
15 John Roy Stuart: The Bard of Culloden --
16 John Roy's 'The Day of Culloden' --
17 Lament for Lord Lovat --
18 The Last Hopeful Epistle of Bonnie Prince Charlie --
A Final Toast --
Appendices --
1. A Note on the Conversion of 1745 Prices into 2020 Values --
2. The Fourteen Land Battles of the Jacobite Wars --
3. Timeline of the Rising of 1745 --
4. Poems and Songs of John Roy Stuart --
5. 1745 Association Memorials --
Sources and References --
Index The 1745 Association --


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'Nevin's use of primary source material to re-evaluate the 1745 Jacobite Uprising is a worthwhile exercise which sheds much light and will be of particular interest to historians of the period' * Read more...

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