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  English Monarchs - Kings and Queens of England - Charles Edward Stuart.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Charles Edward Stuart or Bonnie Prince Charlie, as he was later to go down in history, was born at the Palazzo Muti in Rome on 31st December, 1720.
Charles, high-spirited and undaunted, went on alone in the Du Teillay and landed on the Hebridean Island of Eriskay.
Charles' army, lead by a local man who was familiar with the marshes which covered the area, made a daring approach on the enemy, under cover of darkness.
www.englishmonarchs.co.uk /stuart_11.htm   (1238 words)

 Charles Edward Stuart/Bonnie Prince Charlie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Stuart, Charles Edward, called The Young Pretender, The Young Chevalier, and Bonnie Prince Charlie (1720-88), claimant to the British throne who led the Scottish Highland army in the Forty-five Rebellion.
The son of James Francis Edward Stuart and grandson of James II of England, Charles Edward was born December 31, 1720, in Rome.
Charles Edward persisted in his determination to drive George II from the British throne, however, and in 1745 he arrived in Scotland, where a number of Highland clans came to his assistance.
www.scotlandvacations.com /stuart.htm   (295 words)

 Stuart, Charles Edward - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
STUART, CHARLES EDWARD [Stuart, Charles Edward] 1720-88, claimant to the British throne, b.
First son of James Francis Edward Stuart (the Old Pretender), he was known as Bonnie Prince Charlie and as the Young Pretender.
Public scandal, political controversy, and familial conflict in the Stuart courts in exile: the struggle to convert the duke of Gloucester in 1654 (1).
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-stuartce.html   (323 words)

 Charles Edward Stuart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles had hoped to be supported by a French fleet but this was badly damaged by storms and he was left to raise an army in Scotland.
In 1772 Charles married Princess Louise of Stolberg-Gedern.
The claims by two nineteenth century charlatans, Charles and John Allen alias John Sobieski Stuart and Charles Edward Stuart, that their father Thomas Allen was a legitimate son of Charles and Louise are without foundation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Charles_Edward_Stuart   (1008 words)

 Charles III
Charles Edward Louis John Philip Casimir Sylvester Maria Stuart was born in Rome December 31, 1720 at the Palazzo Muti (now Palazzo Balestra).
Charles and Louise never saw each other again, and in 1784 Charles issued a decree permitting her to live separately from him.
Charles died in the Palazzo Muti in Rome, January 30/31, 1788, when he was succeeded in all his British rights by his younger brother Henry.
www.jacobite.ca /kings/charles3.htm   (1237 words)

 Charles Edward Stuart - Bonnie Prince Charles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Charles Edward Stuart, known as the Young Pretender and Bonnie Prince Charles was born and educated in Rome where he became the centre of Jacobite hopes to restore a catholic king on the throne of England.
Charles Edward Stuart arrived in Derby on the 4th of December.
Charles Edward Stuart's army suffered a crushing defeat by the Duke of Cumberland's troops at Culloden Moor on 16th April 1746.
www.derbyshireuk.net /derby/charles_edward_stuart.html   (346 words)

 AllRefer.com - Stuart, British royal family (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Several early Stuarts were regents of Scotland, and after Robert, seventh in the hereditary line of stewards, became king as Robert II (1371), the crown remained in the family succession.
Charles I, son of James I, was beheaded (1649) at the end of the English civil war, but after the interregnum of the Commonwealth and the Protectorate, his son Charles II was restored to the throne in 1660.
The parliamentary rule of succession was adopted because the claim to the throne of the Roman Catholic James II and his descendants, James Francis Edward Stuart (the Old Pretender), Charles Edward Stuart (the Young Pretender), and Henry Stuart (Cardinal York), was upheld by the Jacobites.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/S/Stuart.html   (541 words)

 General Charles Edward Stuart, Count Roehenstart   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
General Charles Edward Stuart, Count Roehenstart, was the illegitimate son of Charlotte, Duchess of Albany, by Prince Ferdinand of Rohan, Archbishop of Bordeaux; the assumed name of "Roehenstart" is a combination of the names Rohan and Stuart.
It was Charles Edward's birth which delayed Charlotte's trip to Florence in 1784 to be re-united with her father, Charles III.
Charles Edward married the daughter of a French emigré.
www.jacobite.ca /essays/roehenstart.htm   (429 words)

 John Sobieski Stolberg Stuart & Charles Edward Stuart
About this time two brothers, John Sobieski Stolberg Stuart (c1795-1872) and Charles Edward Stuart (c1799-1880) arrived in Scotland, claiming to be the grandsons of Bonnie Prince Charlie (1720-1788) by Louise of Stolberg (1752-1824), to whom he was briefly married.
Poor Mrs Charles was a meek little woman, a widow with a small jointure whom the ‘Prince,’ her husband, had met in Ireland.
Leaving Eilean Aigas in 1846, the Stuart brothers were to spend the rest of their lives researching their alleged royal lineage, before returning to Scotland, to be buried in the churchyard at Eskadale, up the river from their old island home.
www.electricscotland.com /canada/fraser/stuarts.htm   (1892 words)

 Royalty.nu - Stuart Royal History - Bonnie Prince Charlie and Flora MacDonald
Charles Edward Stuart, called the Young Pretender or Bonnie Prince Charlie, was born in Rome in 1720.
The Stuart Court in Rome: The Legacy of Exile edited by Edward T. Corp. This collection of essays examines the Stuart court in Rome as a centre of cultural patronage, the financial vicissitudes of Bonnie Prince Charlie's father (the Old Pretender), and the influence of Hanoverian agents.
Culloden Moor 1746: The Death of the Jacobite Cause by Stuart Reid, illustrated by Gerry Embleton.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/Charlie.html   (1096 words)

 Charles Edward Stuart Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Charles Edward Stuart was the son of the Old Pretender, and was born in December 1720.
Charles landed on Eriskay in the Western Isles on 23 July 1745 and despite a discouraging reception sailed on to land near Arisaig on the mainland with just eight supporters, no supplies, and no funds.
Charles met with his key advisers, in what is today the upstairs room of a Derby pub, through most of 4 December.
www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk /usbiography/charlesedwardstuart/index.html   (1088 words)

 Charles Edward Stuart (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Charles was the son of James Francis Edward Stuart, the "Old Pretender", who was in turn the son of King James II of England, Scotland and Ireland, who had been deposed in 1688.
Despite his strong associations with Scotland, Charles was born in Rome and brought up there with his father who was in exile having failed to regain the thrones of Great Britain and Ireland from which his own father had been deposed in 1688.
In 1743, Charles fought at the Battle of Dettingen, where the British army was led by his chief rival, the Hanoverian King George II.
charles-edward-stuart.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (780 words)

 Bonnie Prince Charlie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Charles Edward Louis Philip Casimir Stuart was born on December 31, 1720 in Rome.
Prince Charles Edward Stuart's journey away from Scotland was a peaceful one, unmarred by squalls and storms, but the unrest in Scotland was far from over.
Charles Edward Stuart died on January 31, 1788, a drunken old man. Although it can be said that he was the cause of much death and destruction, he is still remembered as the brave adventurer who became the legendary Bonnie Prince Charlie.
romancereaderatheart.com /history/charlie/bonnie_prince_charlie.htm   (1886 words)

 Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie)
Charles Edward Stuart, royal pretender to the throne of England and Scotland.
With the help of the French King Charles' father began an attempt to regain the British Royal throne for the Catholic Stuart cause from the ruling Hanoverians.
Young Charles was put in charge of the French invasion forces, although bad weather and a build up of British naval forces put the expedition on hold.
www.britainunlimited.com /Biogs/Charles.htm   (682 words)

 English Monarchs - Kings and Queens of England - James Francis Edward Stuart.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Royal Stuart dynasty finally became extinct in 1807, on the death of the last legitimate grandson of James II, Henry Stuart, a Roman Catholic Cardinal.
The birth of a son, christened James Francis Edward, on 10th June, 1688, to James II and his Italian wife, Mary Beatrice of Modena was the cause of annoyance not rejoicing to the of the majority of the English people.
James' marriage to Clementina Sobieski was to produce two sons, Charles Edward Stuart, better known to history as Bonnie Prince Charlie, born in 1720 and Henry Benedict Stuart, born in March, 1725.
www.englishmonarchs.co.uk /stuart_10.htm   (1174 words)

 Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites, Scotland - UK History.
His son was born in 1688, James Francis Edward Stuart (the Old Pretender) was to have been James III of Britain.
Charles went on to become known as Bonnie Prince Charlie, while Henry became a Cardinal in the Catholic Church.
The Stuarts always looked to France first for aid as it was the strongest Catholic power, it had a long rivalry with England and it was close.
www.scotshistoryonline.co.uk /charlieb.html   (1204 words)

 Amazon.com: The rash adventurer;: The rise and fall of Charles Edward Stuart: Books: Margaret Forster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Charles Edward Stuart is one of the most romanticized figures in Scots history - more kitch history has been made of Bonnie Price Charlie than virtually anyone else in the eighteenth century.
Charles' psychological problems seem to stem from one essential truth: his entire life's predicament (as king-in-exile) was bizarre.
The central and irrefutable fact of Charles' existence was that he was, by any legal definition, the rightful and direct male heir to the English and Scottish thrones; yet save perhaps for a few fleeting months in 1745, he was never accepted as such.
www.amazon.com /rash-adventurer-Charles-Edward-Stuart/dp/0436161079   (686 words)

 Scottish History - The Jacobites
Prince Charles Edward Stewart,'Bonnie Prince Charlie', the Jacobite 'Prince of Wales', was secretly summoned to France to embark with the invasion fleet and act as Regent for his father.
Charles had only been able to put together a small expedition with only two ships, one a light frigate, the "Du Teillay", the other a much larger French naval vessel of 64 guns, the "Elisabeth", chartered from the government.
Charles sent letters and messengers from his HQ at Borrodale summoning support and he decided on Glenfinnan as the place where he would first assemble his army.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/lennich/jacobite.htm   (4376 words)

 History of the Monarchy > The Jacobite Claimants > Prince Charles
Prince Charles Edward in armour; on his sash he wears an Order of the Thistle badge.
His Highland supporters would have been content with that success, but Charles was determined to invade England, and his army marched reluctantly south.
Charles escaped from the field and after months of being hunted through the Western Highlands, escaped to France, to spend the rest of his life in exile, sinking ever deeper into depression and alcoholism.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/Page145.asp   (409 words)

 Prince Charles Edward Stewart, 'Bonnie Prince Charlie' 1720-1788
Charles Edward Stewart, the true heir to the throne of Great Britain to his supporters and the "Young Pretender" to his enemies, was born in Rome in December 1720.
His son Charles, contrary to the popular notion of a delicate, almost effeminate youth, spent much of his time in Italy engaged in long and arduous hunting trips.
By the time Charles was in his early twenties, the Hanoverian dynasty in Britain under George I appeared to be well established.
www.visitscotland.com /library/princecharlie   (968 words)

 The Crown of America
He believes that George Washington made overtures to Charles Stuart to become the Monarch in the American Republic, implying that George Washington knew that he was a descendent of Jesus.
In November 1782 four Americans arrived at the San Clemente Palazzo in Florence, the residence of Charles III Stuart in exile.
Writers such as Sir Compton Mackenzie and Sir Charles Petrie have also described the occasion when Charles Edward Stuart was invited to become 'King of the Americas'.
www.reversespins.com /thecrown.html   (881 words)

 GENUKI: Eminent men of England (N-Z)
He was joined by some of the Highlanders, and entering Edinburgh, he caused his father to he proclaimed; on which General Cope hastened towards the capital, but was attacked by the Pretender at Preston Pans, and defeated.
Charles Edward, after wandering about in different disguises, chiefly in the Hebrides, effected his escape to France.
In 1719 the prince married Maria Clementina, daughter of the King of Poland, by whom he had two sons, Charles Edward, the Young Pretender, and Henry, afterwards Cardinal of York.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/royalty/othern-z.html   (2077 words)

 Prince Charles Edward Stuart
Centre of hopes of a Stuart restoration from his childhood, Charles landed in the Hebrides in 1745; in weeks he had won a crushing victory at Prestonpans and held almost the whole of Scotland.
Charles’ army marched south as far as Derby before, cut off from their own support, they turned north again.
Charles lived out his days in fading hope, guilt and drunken dissolution.
www.visitdunkeld.com /charlie.htm   (139 words)

 Charles Edward Stuart, the Young Pretender (1720-1788)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Eldest son of James Edward Stuart, the Old Pretender, born in exile at Rome.
Their claim was supported by the French as part of the War of the Austrian Succession, and Charles was sent to command their proposed invasion in 1743.
By this point, the duke of Cumberland with an army partly drawn from troops that had been serving in the Netherlands, was threatening Charles, and eventually he was caught at Culloden (16 April 1746), and his army defeated, ending his revolt.
www.rickard.karoo.net /articles/people_youngpretender.html   (235 words)

 National Galleries of Scotland | Online Collections » Simple Search » Prince Charles Edward Stewart, 1720 - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The grandson of the deposed British King, James VII and II, Charles was born in Rome.
The rising was totally defeated at the Battle of Culloden in 1746 and Charles remained in exile the rest of his life.
The Stuart reign included a civil war and short-lived republic after the execution of Charles I. The monarchy was restored with Charles II as king in 1660 but James II was deposed shortly afterwards in 1689 by William and Mary of Orange in the 'Glorious Revolution'.
www.nationalgalleries.org /collections/simple_search.php?objectId=3858   (314 words)

 January 31st
The course of Charles Edward for many years after the Forty-five was eccentric; latterly it became discreditable, in consequence of sottishness, which not only made his friends and attached servants desert him, but caused even his wife to quit his house, to which she would never return.
The peculiarity, however, is apparent also in a portrait of Mary of Scotland, taken in her latter years; and it may further be remarked that between the youthful portraits of Prince Charles Edward and those of the Prince of Wales now coming into circulation, a very striking resemblance exists.
In the case of Queen Victoria and Prince Charles, it is probably re-emergence of type that is chiefly concerned; and the parity may accordingly be considered as in a great degree accidental.
www.thebookofdays.com /months/jan/31.htm   (2155 words)

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