Bonnie Prince Charlie | 1720-1788
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Note about 'Clach a Phrionnsa', a stone on which Prince Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) is said to have sat while in hiding in a cave at Milton Farm [Uibhist a Deas/South Uist].
Scope and Contents Note about Invernahyle House, [An Apainn/Appin, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] describing the remains of the old house and its connections with Sir Walter Scott. He also states that the nearby Craobh a' Phrionnsa and Uamh Phrionnsa were both hiding places for Prince Charles Edward Stuart.
Dates: 18 August 1883
Scope and Contents Note that Prince Charles [Edward Stuart] slept in a now ruined house in an unnamed place [possibly Scalpaigh/Scalpay]. The site of the house is noted as a 'square plate of freestone'.
Scope and Contents Notes on a copper brooch given by Flora MacDonald to Isobel Macdonald who lived at Airi vulin [Airigh-mhuilinn/Milton, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. Isobel [Isobal nian Raoil] was one of three orphans taken in by Flora MacDonald, she married Eown Ross or Eoin mac Fhionnlai and had a son Donl mac Eown mac Fhionnlai [Donald Ross]. She died in 1863 or 1864 and her son died in 1866 aged 80 years. It is stated that Isobel used to tell of the many things she heard while she lived at Airigh-mhuilinn...
Scope and Contents Notes on 'Flora MacDonald saying she lived at Kildonan [Cill Donnain, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist], and querying if it was at Roisnis [Ròisinis/Rossinish, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula] that she left with Prince Charlie or if it was Loch Aoineart [Loch Aineort, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist].
Poem beginning 'A Thearlaich oig a mhic Righ seumas. ' [Young Charles son of King James [Prince Charles Edward Stuart]/I saw a great pursuit after you], c 1890s
Scope and Contents Jacobite poem. 12 stanzas. Begins ' A Thearlaich oig a Mhic Righ Seamus/ Chunna mi toir mhor an deigh ort. . .'. It is written on a bilingual electoral address by James Galloway Weir to the electors of Ross and Cromarty, dated 30 June 1892.
Dates: c 1890s
Scope and Contents Notes relating to the '45 jacobite rising. Includes writings concerning Bonnie Prince Charlie, Flora Macdonald, Lord MacAulay and Donald Livingstone. Also a 24 page article, written in Gaelic, headed 'A Few Things that happened during Bonnie Prince Charlie's Time'.
Dates: c 1905
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'A Sheutin Oig' beginning 'A Sheutin oig o hu o ho, Gun togainn fonn le sugrah ort'. The song is composed of nineteen lines, arranged as eight verses of couplets and a chorus. The accompanying note states that ths song is reputed to be a Jacobite song composed by John Roy Stewart but that 'The song is not equal to Stewart'. Annotations have been made in ink.
Scope and Contents Stories about the family of Flora MacDonald probably collected from Donald MacInnes, Baile Gharbhaidh/Balgarva, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist, telling how Alexander MacDonald, Flora's brother was in Carrasy visiting his 'Aunt Isebal ni[gh]ean fir Airi[dh] mhuil[ean]' [Iseabail/Isabella daughter of the tacksman of Àirigh Mhuilinn/Milton]. He saw a flock of ducks flying overhead, rushed into the house, picked up the gun but he did not know how to work it and shot himself. Donald was two...
Dates: September 1872
Scope and Contents Story about Bonnie Prince Charlie in Harris [Na Hearadh] and the involvement of the Campbells of Srannda [Strond]. It states that the prince stayed with Donald mac Iain Òig for six nights. 'Old Berneray' [Donald MacLeod] fled to Ua[mh] Ulladail [Cave of Ulladale] and in his absence Captain Ferguson threatened Iain Mòr Liath mac Mhic Choinnich [Campbell] that he would blow up the house.