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York and the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745

Borth Pub



Jonathan Oates, 2005; 1904497-14-4 (Borthwick Paper 107)


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In this paper Oates offers the first detailed study of York's reaction to the attempt by Charles Edward Stuart, the Young Pretender, to reclaim the throne lost by his father James II. The impact of the Jacobite threat on the population of an important regional centre is explored, considering the political, religious, military and social repercussions of this threat to the status-quo. 


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