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Timeline: The Jacobite Rebellion

The Jacobite Rebellion, the last serious attempt to return the Catholic Stuart dynasty to the British throne, has become an integral part of Scottish identity. Our timeline presents the rebellion's key moments, from the accession of James II  & VII in 1685 to the Battle of Culloden in 1746. 

The tragedy of Bonnie Prince Charlie and his white rose of Scotland are echoed in the country's modern political scene, a subject that Jacqueline Riding explores in the cover story of the May 2016 issue of History Today. To read Jacqueline's article, subscribe to the magazine today or download the issue on the History Today app