"Charlie's Welcome" courtesy Gladys' Celtic Corn

     MAJOR EVENTS OF THE JACOBITE RISING OF 1745/46

1745               

5 July                        Le du Teillay sails for Scotland with Charles and  ‘Seven Men of Moidart’

23 July                             Le du Teillay arrives in Eriskay  Eriskay Love Lilt sung by Margaret Donaldson (Slowish download -be patient)   Sound2.gif 

24 July                      Arrival at Loch nan Uamh

19 August                  Royal Standard raised at Glenfinnan

17 September            Jacobites enter Edinburgh

21 September             Battle of Prestonpans

8 November               Charles enters England at Carlisle

10-15  November       Carlisle under siege

4 December                Jacobites enter Derby

6 December                Withdrawal to Scotland

20 December              Charles’ birthday. Jacobites re-cross  Scottish border

26 December              Jacobites enter Glasgow

 

1746               

8 January                         Unsuccessful siege of Stirling Castle

17 January                       Battle of Falkirk

20 February                      Inverness Castle surrenders

16 April                            Battle of Culloden

26 April                            Escape to Outer Hebrides

28 June                            Over the sea to Skye

5 July                               Prince Charles arrives back on mainland

5 September                     In ‘Cluny’s Cage’ in Ben Alder

20 September                   Escape to France

 

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