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Charles Edward Stuart

Also called “Bonnie Prince Charlie” and “The Young Pretender,” this eighteenth-century claimant towards the English, Irish, and Scottish thrones led the failed Jacobite uprising of 1745. In the first 1740s, after getting given the name of Prince Regent, he quickly guaranteed French armed forces support for his prepared rebellion. His renowned retreat in the devastating Jacobite Uprising may be the subject from the folk music “Mo Ghile Mear” and “The Skye Fishing boat Tune.” The kid of Prince Adam as well as the grandson from the deposed regent Adam II of Britain, Charles Edward Stuart spent his youngsters in Rome and Bologna, Italy. He was wedded to Louise of Stolberg-Gedern, and he previously an illegitimate little girl — Charlotte Stuart, Duchess of Albany — through his romantic relationship with Clementina Walkinshaw. He’s portrayed by United kingdom professional David Niven in the 1948 traditional feature Bonnie Prince Charlie.

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