Jacqueline Riding

Few events have been as romanticised and misunderstood as the Jacobite Rebellion. And, as Jacqueline Riding explains, politics has brought its myths to the fore once again.

Call to liberty: The March of the Guards to Finchley.

The painter’s reaction to the Jacobite Rebellion is more than mere satire.

Battle of Culloden between the Jacobites and the "Redcoats"

Jacqueline Riding examines how a 19th-century painting, created almost 150 years after the Jacobite defeat at Culloden, has come to dominate the iconography of that event.