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 Story about Don[u]l mac Iain Mhuid[eartaich] [Dòmhnall mac Iain Mhuideartaich] that he lived at Beagram Isle [Eilean Bheagram, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] not in the castle but in the houses. The end of the note reads 'Then Aonas mor mac Raoil ic Ailein. Flora Macdonald & the Prince [Bonnie Prince Charlie] left Roisinis [Rossinish, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula] for Skye [An t-Eilean Sgitheanach]'.
Dates: 27 March 1872
Story about Mr Aulaidh and the fugitive [Bonnie Prince Charlie] and family history notes, November 1873
Scope and Contents Story about Mr Aulaidh [Rev Aulay MacAulay] and how he and a Macleod from Loscinntire [Losgaintir/Luskentyre, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] went to Scalpay [Scalpaigh] and their big dog nearly found 'the fugitive' [Bonnie Prince Charlie] but were prevented from doing so by Donl mac Iain oig [Dòmhnall mac Iain Òig or Donald Campbell], who was armed with a sword. The family history notes state that Kenneth MacAulay [son of Aulay] was also the minister on Harris before he went to Achantine,...
Dates: November 1873
Scope and Contents Story about Prince Charles Edward Stuart [Bonnie Prince Charlie], that he had a drink of milk from a black sheep on Brai Bhornish [Bràigh Bhornais, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] and that a party of red soldiers asked a man if they had seen the Prince, to which he replied that he had just parted company with him. The soldiers ordered him to take them to the Prince and that they would reward him so he took them up Drimore [Driomor] and all but one of the soldiers fell away, whereupon the man hit...
Dates: 16 September 1890
Story about pro- and anti-Jacobites in one MacLeod family and biographical details about John MacKinnon, March 1874
Scope and Contents Story about John Macinnon [John MacKinnon], Dirioscal [Dirascal, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] who used to take food regularly to 'Ua Ulladall [Uamh Ulladail/Cave of Ulladale] to old MacLeod of Bearn[araigh]. The old man Don[ald] was for the Prince + his son Norman against the Prince' [Bonnie Prince Charlie]. MacKinnon is noted as having been sent as an orphan to Diriscal with Calum mac Dhonuil [Calum mac Dhòmhnaill] grandfather of Malcolm and Mr MacAulay's gamekeeper, with whom he lived for...
Dates: March 1874
Scope and Contents Story written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula entitled 'Prince Charlie' and telling the story of a blanket specially made for Bonnie Prince Charlie [Prince Charles Edward Stuart] after his defeat at Culloden, when he was staying Roisinish [Ròisinis/Rossinish]. An unmarried woman there by the name of MacMillan heard he had no bed clothes so persuaded her neighbours to make a blanket for him. They worked non-stop on the blankets and 'dried [them] on the face of the rocks of...
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Princes Charlies Pipe' about a set of bagpipes which were believed to have been made for Prince Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie). The pipes were in the possession of Roderick MacLellan, Bahiarva, Barra [Bàgh Thiarabhagh, Barraigh/Barra] at the time the story was collected. The item appears to be a fair copy of the story.