Jacobite Rebellion, 1745-1746
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters to the Duke about the Jacobite Rebellion, 1745-1746, along with a few earlier papers.
Dates: 18th century
Scope and Contents Place-name note for Uamh Fear Bhearnaray [uamh Fear Bhearnaraigh] that it is 'where he his when aft[er] the downfall of the Prince' [Bonnie Prince Charlie] and that it is 'at Liùr and Leab an Amhaistear'. The story tells how he asked his servant for a gun while they were being pursued but the servant refused him the gun as there was 'only 1 ball left' and he wanted to wait until the enemy was nearer but Fear Bheàrnaraigh grabbed the gun and shot it anyway, breaking the oars just as the boat...
Dates: 13 July 1870
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
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 entitled 'Flora MacDonald' telling how she met Bonnie Prince Charlie and how MacDonalds and MacEachens helped him to escape from Uist, including details of a priest's encounter with government officers and the various cordons through which they managed to pass unobserved. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.