Culloden

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Monument at Culloden

"The Battle of Culloden (Scottish Gaelic: Blàr Chùil Lodair) (16 April 1746) was the final clash between the French-supported Jacobites and the Hanoverian British Government in the 1745 Jacobite Rising. Culloden dealt the Jacobite cause—to restore the House of Stuart to the throne of the Kingdom of Great Britain—a decisive defeat. It was the last battle ever to be fought on British soil." Battle of Culloden, Wikipedia


Following the battle, the leader of the Jacobites, Bonnie Prince Charlie fled to the continent, via the Western Isles.