On this day 19th of August 1745 : Bonnie Prince Charlie, raises his standard at Glenfinnan, Scotland, igniting the second Jacobite uprising.
28th January 1580 King James VI signed the Confession of Faith.
On this day , 31st December in 1720 Prince Charles Edward Stewart, The Young Pretender, was born in Rome.
On this day in 1688 William of Orange landed in southwest England. Protestant statesmen had invited William to come to Britain and rule in place of the Catholic James II.
On this day 23 July 1745 Prince Charles Edward Stewart, ‘The Young Pretender’, landed in Eriskay with only seven men.
Touring in the West Highlands as I am, nothing would do today but to find poetry about Bonnie Prince Charlie.