Manuscripts and Special Collections

The people involved

The Jacobites

  • Donald Cameron (c.1700-1748; chief of clan Cameron, of Lochiel; Jacobite army officer)
  • Charles Edward Louis Philip Casimir Stuart, styled Charles III (1720-1788; 'The Young Pretender'; 'Bonnie Prince Charlie'; Jacobite claimant to the English, Scottish and Irish thrones)
  • James Francis Edward Stuart, styled James VIII and III (1688-1766; 'The Old Pretender'; Jacobite claimant to the English, Scottish and Irish thrones)

Government supporters

  • William Blakeney, Baron Blakeney (1672-1761; army officer)
  • Humphrey Bland (c.1686-1763; army officer)
  • Archibald Campbell, 3rd Duke of Argyll (1682-1761; politician)
  • Sir John Cope (1690-1760; army officer)
  • Sir Everard Fawkener (1694-1758; merchant and diplomatist)
  • Henry Hawley (c.1679-1759; army officer)
  • George Jonestone (fl 1745; of Musselburgh, Midlothian)
  • Lord George Murray (1694-1760; Jacobite army officer)
  • James O'Hara, 2nd Baron Tyrawley and Baron Kilmaine (1682-1773; army officer and diplomat)
  • Henry Pelham (c.1695-1754; Prime Minister)
  • George Wade (1673-1748; army officer and road builder)
  • Thomas Wentworth (fl 1745; army general)
  • William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (1721-1765; army officer)


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