Covering people, places, events and fully cross-referenced, "The Jacobite Dictionary" is an eye-opener on the world of Jacobitism. Spanning the years of the Stuart succession to the Glorious Revolution and beyond, this concise reference book brings essential historical information to the reader at a glance. Some typical entries are (" indicates a cross-reference): Jacobite Toasts: With the prescription and heavy penalties for all things "Jacobite a secret language of signs and symbols evolved including toasts; James Of The Glens See "Stewart, James; 'Jamie The Rover' The nickname for the de jure "James III; Johnson, Willliam A and J Incognitos used by "Prince Charles Edward Stuart Edward, whilst travelling on the continent; Johnston, Seigneur William An incognito used by "Prince Charles Edward; Stuart whilst travelling on the continent Johnstone, Andrew (1728-?). Eldest son of James Johnstone of Knockhill, Dumfriesshire. He followed the "Jacobites in 1745 with "Kilmarnock's Horse and acted as a servant to "Lord Kilmarnock. Possibly his father was also in the Prince's army. Taken prisoner after "Culloden he pled not guilty and then guilty. Sentenced to death on 22 September 1746 at "Carlisle and to be carried out on 15th November. The marchioness of Annandale, a relative, interceded, saying that his father had forced him to join the "Jacobites. He turned the king's evidence and was released into the army 26th September 1747.
Mairead McKerracher is descended from the Macdonalds of Glencoe and has studied Scottish history since she was a child. She worked as a librarian at Glasgow University. She has written historical articles, largely for the American market, and is a past editor of The Jacobite. She is also a member of the 1745 Society.
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Description du livre Neil Wilson Publishing, 2007. Paperback. État : New. book. N° de réf. du libraire 1903238463
Description du livre Neil Wilson, 2007. Paperback. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire DADAX1903238463
Description du livre Neil Wilson Publishing, 2007. Paperback. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire P111903238463