Author Talk: Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Highland Army in Derby By Brian Stone
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Author Talk: Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Highland Army in Derby By Brian Stone

Author Talk: Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Highland Army in Derby By Brian...

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Mickleover Library

Holly End Road

Derby, United Kingdom

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On 4th December 1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie and his Jacobite Army arrived in Derby. Within two days he had made the fateful decision to retreat to Scotland and his attempt to overthrow the Hanoverian monarchy was doomed.

This talk will examine the impact of the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745, with particular regard to Derby, and the factors that determined the fateful decision to retreat, with the assistance of contemporary newspaper accounts, journals and memoirs. 

Material from Derby Local Studies and Family History Library relating to Bonnie Prince Charlie will be on display at the event.

 

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