Certificate of Achievement

Mary Templeman Hogg - O'Rourke

has completed the following course:

Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

The University of Edinburgh and National Museums Scotland

This online course explored the key stages in the demise of the Stuart dynasty in 17th century Britain and traced the rise of the Jacobites and their unsuccessful campaigns to restore the Stuarts to the throne, through the material culture of the period. It covered political and religious conflicts, exiled in and defeat. Using objects from National Museums Scotland and elsewhere, the course considered the enduring romantic appeal of Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites.

3 weeks, 5 hours per week

Educators

Viccy Coltman

Professor in History of Art

The University of Edinburgh

David Forsyth

Principal Curator, Scottish Medieval-Early Modern Collections

National Museums Scotland

Transcript

Learning outcomes

  • Explore the key stages in the demise of the Stuart dynasty
  • Explore the significance of the objects presented in this course
  • Identify the key protagonists in 18th century British and European politics, in the context of the Jacobite campaigns
  • Assess the impact of the Jacobite campaigns
  • Reflect on myth and reality of the Jacobite campaigns

Syllabus

  • Who were the Jacobites?
  • Introduction to material culture
  • Meet the Stuart Dynasty: James VI of Scotland and I of England down to Prince Charles Edward Stuart
  • Catholic Kings: the reign of James VII of Scotland and II of England
  • Losing the crown: James VII of Scotland and II of England deposed
  • The Exiled Stuarts in Europe
  • The Jacobite Challenges 1708, 1715, 1719
  • Introducing Prince Charles Edward Stuart
  • Raising the Standard: the final campaign 1745
  • The Road to Culloden The final Jacobite battle
  • The Aftermath post-1745
  • Romanticising Jacobitism in music, fiction and on screen

Issued on 17th January 2022

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Free online course:

Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

The University of Edinburgh