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The Battle of Culloden

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On the 16th of April 1746, the final confrontation of the Jacobite rising took place on the fields of Culloden. After many battles, fronted and encouraged by Charles Edward Stewart, Culloden brought the Jacobite rising to a head. The battle was one of a religious and civil matter between the Jacobites and the Hanoverians, where the Jacobites had made popular attempts to reinstate a Stuart monarch on the throne of Britain. Charles Edward Stewart, also known as Bonnie Prince Charlie or the young pretender, led the Jacobite cause...

Folklore Friday - The Ghosts of Culloden

By Sophie 8 months ago 606 Views 2 comments

Here at Scotweb, we're looking at Scottish myths, legends and folk tales. For this week's Folklore Friday, we look at The Ghosts of Culloden.