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Bonnie Prince Charlie
A Biography



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ISBN 9781032078106
August 31, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
380 Pages

 
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Originally published in 1988, this biography was the result of 15 years research, including unearthing 70,000 letters and documents among the Stuart Papers which had hitherto lain largely untapped. Written in many different languages, some were damaged, written in code, or unsigned and undated. Deciphering them therefore made it possible to gain a new level of insight into Bonnie Prince Charlie as a man, his relationship with his exiled father, the role played by France and the true nature of the events leading up to the bloody campaign of 1745 in which he attempted to win back the throne of his ancestors.

Table of Contents

1. The Warming Pan Baby 2. Beyond the Alps 3. The Twilight of Princes 4. Charles Goes to Paris 5. The Expectant Heir 6. The Road to the Isles 7. The Battle of Prestonpans 8. To England and Back Ago 9. Master of His Own House 10. Culloden 11. Over the Sea to Skye 12. The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle 13. The Queen of Hearts 14. Epilogue: The Count of Albany.

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Biography

Susan Maclean Kybett