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Bonnie Prince Charlie Statue in Derby

Here is a sample of upcoming projects
  1. Font created using samples of Charles' handwriting
  2. Monkstadt House and BPC visit
  3. New Log of the Du Teillay (in French) from the State Papers
  4. The Forsay Cairns
  5. Analysis of Charles' handwriting after his return to Europe
  6. Continued development of the map of the Jacobite Rebellion
  7. Jacobite History conserved only in verse and song
  8. Release of orphaned works (The Truth about Flora MacDonald [1938])
  9. Chiddingstone Castle: Denys Bower MSS
You can read all the history books but the real historian is in search of the truth.  Finding that truth more than 260 years after the event is a real-life detective story. The Scottish History Society recently released Prisoners of the '45 by Arnot and Seton (1928). The three volumes are now fully transcribed ready for adding to the database and are available in the members-only area.
If you want to participate in one of the research projects, send an email using the Contact Us page.
Welcome Fáilte Bienvenue Benvenuto Bienvenido Witam
Caledonian Mercury Tuesday September 3, 1745
The members of the 1745 Association are experts of this unique historical period. The members-only area provides a place for collaboration by:-
  • Encouraging joint projects between members of the 1745 Association.
  • Providing a place for shared research to be stored and archived.
  • Sharing the work load to bring projects to conclusion quicker.
Description of the Jacobite Banner
Cairns, Memorials and Plaques
Events Leading to the Jacobite Rising
Recent research by association members found the location of Lochiel's burial place at Bergues.
Mission Statement
Charles Edward Stuart by Giles Hussey in pencil and red chalk
Proof of the colour of Bonnie Prince Charlie's hair
New research from primary sources. There are still gems waiting to be found in the Stuart and Cumberland Papers at Windsor, the State Papers Domestic Hanoverian at Kew, the Denys Bower MSS, Archives des Affaires étrangères, and the many geographical areas which played a part in the events.
Le du Teillay Versailles Palace - Court of Honour Charles' signature
January 16 2016
From 1:30-4pm there will be a guided tour in the area of the Battle of Falkirk the day before its 270th anniversary. More details to come.
September 3-6, 2015
The success of the 1745 Association's Annual Gathering is attributed to John Macfarlane and Glen MacDonald. We visited; Barcaldine, Glen Creran, Glen Ure, Appin, Duror, Ballachulish, and Inverary. Complete details on the Gathering's page.