Posts Tagged ‘jacobite’

Lost Jacobite Gold and the 275th Anniversary of the ‘Skirmish of Tongue’

Today marks the 275th anniversary of The Battle of Culloden , which was fought three miles east of Inverness at Drumossie Moor, in northeast Scotland. This was the final Jacobite uprising where supporters of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, “The Bonnie Prince,” drew a line in their territory against the governmental forces of England. But it […]

Closing in on the Jacobite Gold? Jacobite Stash Unearthed in Scotland

On the 16th April 1746, the  Battle of Culloden was Charles Edward Stuart’s final stand in his Jacobite uprising of 1745. Pitted against British government forces led by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, son of king George II of England, the carnage that unfolded that day on Drummossie Moor to the east of Inverness in the Scottish Highlands was […]

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