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Bollocks to the info presented here....the kilt has been worn for millennia not since the 16th century....Hmmm thats interesting ....and to add to that tartan cloth has been found in ancient egyptian tombs....add to that that an ancient egyptian princess named Scota lent her name to the land that now calls itself Scotland...Fact.

The History of the Kilt. Another fun Infographic from the Highland Store, this one explaining the history of the kilt. Never call it a skirt!

The Last Highland Charge by Richard Moore. (PC)  On the 16th April 1746, the Jacobites mounted their last Highland Charge. Wet, hungry and weary, the Jacobites charged into the guns and bayonets of the Duke of Cumberlands army.

The Last Highland Charge by Richard Moore. (PC) On the April the Jacobites mounted their last Highland Charge. Wet, hungry and weary, the Jacobites charged into the guns and bayonets of the Duke of Cumberlands army.

Prince Charlies 1720-88 farewell to Flora Macdonald 1722-90 - (after) Joy, George William

Outlander: Painting by George W. Joy depicting Bonnie Prince Charlie taking his leave with the Scottish heroine Flora MacDonald, after she helped him flee Scotland.

The Highland Charge was a daring but highly effective tactic that saw the Jacobites win almost every battle in the '45 Rising right up until the Battle of Culloden.  Here the boggy ground, poor communication and the tactics of the British army saw the Highland Charge, along with the Jacobite rising defeated.  We will never forget Culloden 1746 and Butcher Cumberland  who gave the order "No Quarter" the most hated words in the Highlands of Scotland to this day.

Today in Ladybird history 16 April 1746 The Battle of Culloden ends the Jacobite Rising of 1745

Petition from Countess Dowager of Hume to King George I for the pardon of her younger son, 1716. Jacobite Rebellion in Preston, Lancashire. argues that he is not responsible for his own actions and has limited understanding.1716. The National Archives reference: SP 35/7/34.

Petition from Countess Dowager of Hume to King George I for the pardon of her younger son, Jacobite Rebellion in Preston, Lancashire. argues that he is not responsible for his own actions and has limited The National Archives reference: SP

The Battle of Culloden 1746 -Munro;s Foot receives the Highland Charge

The Duke of Cumberland’s decisive defeat of Prince Charles Edward Stuart’s Jacobite Army on April the beginning of the end for the clan system in the Highlands of Scotland

1715: The Great Jacobite Rebellion: Tthe Great Jacobite Rebellion by Daniel Szechi http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0300111002/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_U3LRub1F1CQZT

The Great Jacobite Rebellion_ by Daniel Szechi Hernandez Guerrero University Press: "Shedding new light on the inner world of the Jacobites, Szechi reveals the surprising significance of their widely supported but ultimately doomed rebellion.