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Bonnie Prince Charlie, the Jacobites and Culloden
"Bonnie Prince Charlie and his Jacobite army famously fought and lost the Battle of Culloden. What do you know about this landmark period in Scottish history?"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
The '45 was the last serious attempt by the Stuart dynasty to regain the crown, but which king lost it?
James VI of Scotland and I of England
James VII of Scotland and II of England
The Jacobite rising was known as the '45, but in which year was the Battle of Culloden fought?
Charles Edward Stuart, known as Bonnie Prince Charlie, and his Jacobite army were defeated, but who was the commander-in-chief of the Hanoverian army?
The Duke of Cumberland
What happened to Bonny Prince Charlie after the battle?
He escaped on horseback, disguised as a woman
He travelled to Montrose and sailed to France
He was captured, but allowed to go to France
He travelled to the west coast on foot, where he sailed to the Outer Hebrides
"Speed bonny boat like a bird on the wing" goes the song, but who escorted Bonnie Prince Charlie "o'er the sea to Skye"?
Sir John Macdonald
Bonnie Prince Charlie returned to Europe, but what happened to him?
He married a German princess and died in Rome in 1788
He emigrated to Louisiana from France in 1762. Nothing more is known
He became a French army officer and died in battle in the Seven Years War
A devout Catholic, he took holy orders and became the abbot of a monastery in France
Scotland suffered badly in the aftermath of the '45, but which church was persecuted as a result?
The Church of Scotland
The Scottish Episcopal Church
The Wee Frees
Several fortifications were built to guard against the Jacobites, before and after Culloden. Which of them guarded Inverness from the sea?
And where did the name 'Jacobite' come from?
From supporting James and his descendants
'Jacob' was the nickname for their flag (think Union Jack!)
From links with the French Jacobins
From Jacob in the Bible, who was an exile for many years
What is on the site of the battle of Culloden today?
A housing development on the outskirts of Inverness
The battlefield is preserved, and has a new visitor centre
A pine forest
The exact site of the battle is unknown
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