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Saddell Castle, formerly home to the Campbells of Saddell

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  To commemorate and honour the 274th anniversary of the Battle of Culloden, I thought I’d share some resources for researching Jacobite ancestors, some of these you will know from this blog’s resource page, and some are new. A Brief History: The Battle of Culloden was fought on 16 April 1746 between the Jacobites, a […]

Jacobites, Research Tips, Scotland, Scottish History

Jacobite Resources

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  This blog post has been on my mind for a while, well, ever since I started thinking about starting a blog! My ancestors have constantly inspired me, motivated me and blew my mind again and again at their bravery, courage, kindness and their ability to never give up. For a long time I have […]

Jacobites, Scotland, Scottish History

Barbara Campbell

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Before 1745, any form of Jacobite allegiance was immediately suppressed, or worse, so Jacobites had to do all their meetings and planning in secret. Since you could not talk about Jacobite affairs publicly, Jacobites  would wear or display certain symbols on their clothing and in their homes.   1.The White Cockade:     The White Cockade was […]

Jacobites, Scottish History

Jacobite Symbolism

Arundel Castle, former home of Adeliza of Louvain, the fairy maid of Brabant