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Skip to 0 minutes and 10 secondsWelcome to the third and final week of Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites. Don't worry if you've only just joined the course. You have plenty of time to catch up. So last week, we thought about the Jacobites in exile-- specifically, at the court of Saint-Germain and later in Rome. We also looked at the series of campaigns that they launched to remove those from the throne in Britain-- those rulers who they thought had interloped their power and taken their position. This week, we're going to look at another campaign, which is arguably the most famous of all-- that led by Prince Charles Edward Stuart or Bonnie Prince Charlie, as he's usually known, and that ended at Culloden in 1746.

Skip to 0 minutes and 58 secondsI'm standing here with a group of wonderful highland targes. These are types of shields that are covered in leather and studded. We're also going to think a little bit about the legacy of Jacobitisim and what it means after the '45. We're going to move in to the 19th century and look at Sir Walter Scott's novels and some of the objects he collected at Abbotsford. Then we're going to close with thinking about the Outlander phenomenon and the series of books published by Diana Gabaldon and how they speak to the Jacobite cause as still being incredibly popular.

Welcome to Week 3

Professor Viccy Coltman, University of Edinburgh welcomes you to the third and final week.

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Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

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