The Battle of Culloden April 16, 1746

This year marks the 275th anniversary of Culloden. On April 16, 1746, The Battle of Culloden, the final confrontation of the Jacobite Rising of 1745 will be commemorated this year, virtually. Culloden was the last pitched battle to be fought on British soil. The forces loyal to Bonnie Prince Charlie, the Young Pretender, were defeatedContinue reading “The Battle of Culloden April 16, 1746”

The Woman Who Saved Bonnie Prince Charlie

“…a name that will be mentioned in history, and if courage and fidelity be virtues, mentioned with honour.” Engraved on Flora MacDonald’s memorial at Kilmuir Fionnghal NicDhòmhnaill was her Gaelic name, but most will know her as Flora MacDonald. She lost her father, Ranald MacDonald, at a young age and saw her mother abducted by andContinue reading “The Woman Who Saved Bonnie Prince Charlie”