Phillips ollection (main) and (right, top to bottom) a Jacobite portrait decanter, circa 1745-55, engraved with the bust of Prince Charles Edward Stuart
with an estimate of PS4,000-6,000; a Jacobite portrait glass, circa 1745, engraved with a bust of Prince Charles Edward Stuart
with an estimate of PS2,500-3,500; and a heavy baluster wine glass, circa 1710 on an inverted baluster and basal knop stem and folded foot with an estimate of PS1,500-2,000
The drink descended from a formula by the personal apothecary of Charles Edward Stuart
, better known to Scots as Bonnie Prince Charlie.
A guide showed us around and instructed us on the house's history, including how the family's Catholic priest was once smuggled into a small room in the top part of the building, and the fact that Mary Queen of Scots stayed there in 1566, followed by Prince Charles Edward Stuart
Supporters of the Jacobite claim to the throne of England pledged their allegiance to the Stuart descendents of James I and in particular to Prince Charles Edward Stuart
, known as Bonnie Prince Charlie.
1700-1800: Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (1721-65), a younger son of King George II, was given the nickname 'Butcher' for the merciless manner in which he defeated the Young Pretender, Prince Charles Edward Stuart
, at the Battle of Culloden in April 1746 to quell the Jacobite Rising of 1745-46.
Charles Edward Stuart
, aka Bonnie Prince Charlie, was forced to flee when his Jacobite Rebellion ended a year later on Culloden Moor in 1746.
Charles Edward Stuart
, aka Bonnie Prince Charlie,was forced to flee when his Jacobite Rebellion ended a year later on Culloden Moor in 1746.
But its history is fascinating and its significance far greater than it appears Made by Jacobite sympathisers in the 18th century, this "secret service ring" was proof that the bearer was true to the cause and an envoy of Prince Charles Edward Stuart
- Bonnie Prince Charlie.
1720 - Charles Edward Stuart
Bonnie Prince Charlie, the Young Pretender - was born.
Born in exile in Italy in 1720, Charles Edward Stuart
, also known as The Young Pretender, arrived in Scotland in 1745 to lead a doomed Jacobite effort to regain the British throne for the Stuart dynasty.
Edinburgh's town clerk Joseph Williamson refused to hand over the keys of the city to Prince Charles Edward Stuart
Prince Charles Edward Stuart
laid claim to the British throne and led his Jacobite troops in rebellion against the Crown.