History Today (article)

Author, ‘Charlie will come again’ in History Today, April 2011. John Pettie’s ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie entering the ballroom at Holyrood’ (1892) and the making of a Jacobite icon.

The Jacobite Rebellion of 1745-46 is an important turning point in British history. Yet despite decades of re-evaluation and scholarship the event remains, among the wider public, the legend of ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie’ and his romantic but doomed attempt to regain a stolen crown.


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