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”

Blàr Chùil Lodair

‘Will ye no come back again’  Scottish lament after Charles Edward Stuart returned to France following the failure of the 1745 uprising. Blàr Chùil Lodair, The Battle of Culloden was the final skirmish of the 1745 Jacobite Rising under the command of Charles Edward Stuart, better known as Bonnie Prince Charlie.  It was the HouseContinue reading “Blàr Chùil Lodair”