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Rebellion & Enlightenment

The Jacobite Rebellion

James VIII

Period:
18th Century
Description:

Jacobite plate showing James, ‘The Old Pretender’, grandson of James II of Great Britain, pronouncing him as the rightful King of Scotland, England, France and Ireland! Both the Jacobite rebellion of 1715 and that led by his eldest son, Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie), in 1745 were intended to put James on the throne of Britain and restore the Stuart line as monarchs.

Source:
Dean Castle
Digital Number:
EADO036n
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council