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A Jacobite Exile
Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (226 pages)
Author: A. Tayler & H. Tayler
Alistair and Henrietta Tayler worked as a team to record the history and activities of the Jacobites in Scotland during the 18th century, and their work, noted in the first half of the 20th century and later for its quality, has remained an invaluable source of historical information on some of the most important figures in Scottish history. This history concentrates upon the life and activities of Andrew Hay of Rannes down to the year 1763. Hay was a native of Rathven parish in Banffshire; he was 32 when the last major attempt to restore the exiled Stuarts to the thrones of Scotland and England began in 1745. His father had been a Jacobite allied to the Gordons, and his son took up that same cause. Over 7 feet tall, he was an imposing figure. He followed Prince Charles until his departure to the continent and he soon followed, spending some 17 years in exile before returning in 1763 to Scotland. His writings give much insight into Jacobite activities after Culloden, for in his letters home to his mother he tells of the diminishing court of the Jacobite kings, life abroad in exile, and his longing to return home. This work is of equal interest to students of both the Jacobite movement and the Hay family.
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