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CHAPTER V.

Charles conies to Holyrood House. His Father proclaimed.

The Dragoons join Sir John Cope—His march towards

Edinburgh—Receives Information of the Rebels advancing

to meet him—Forms his Army to receive the Enemy—The

Rebels come in sight. A Morass between the Armies. Va-

rious Movements till Night. The Rebels pass the Morass.

The Battle of Preston . . . .' 70

CHAPTER VI.

Charles at Holyrood House—Resolutions of his Council. Con-

test with General Guest in the Castle. The Rebels reinfor-

ced. Some Ships arrive from France. Correspondence of .

Charles with the Chiefs. Of the Chiefs with one another.

Their Engagements to join the Rebel Army. Message by

Lord Lovat's Secretary. Embarrassment of Charles and his

Council. Resolution and Preparations to March into Eng-

land. Number of the Rebels when they left Edinburgh . 98

CHAPTER VII.

March of the Rebels towards Carlisle. Carlisle invested. Ge-
neral Wade at Newcastle. Charles marches to Brampton.
The Duke of Perth sent back to besiege Carlisle. The
Mayor capitulates. The Rebels take possession of the City.
Dissension in their Army. Cause of Dissension. The Cause
removed. A Council of War. Order sent to Lord Strath-
allan. March of the Rebels from Carlisle. They arrive at
Derby. Council held at Derby. Resolution of the Council
to march back. The Retreat begins. The Duke of Cum-
berland pursues. Skirmish at Clifton. The Rebels con-
tinue their march. Cross the Esk, and return to Scotland 117

CHAPTER VIII.

State of Scotland while the Rebel Army was in England.

Preparations for War. Head-Quarters of both Armies—

Skirmish at Inverury. Number of the Rebels—Contention

and Animosity amongst them. Charles marches to Stirling

—The Town surrenders. The Rebels besiege the Castle.

General Hawley marches to raise the Siege. The two Armies

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meet at Falkirk. The King's Army defeated. The Rebels

take possession of Falkirk—Tumult and Mutiny in their

Army. The Duke of Cumberland arrives at Edinburgh—

Marches to attack the Rebels—They retreat to the High-

lands. Escape, from the Castle of Downe, of the Volunteers

taken Prisoners after the Battle of Falkirk ..>.... 182

CHAPTER IX.

The Duke of Cumberland pursues the Rebels—Halts at Perth
—Sends several Detachments of his Army to different
Places. The Prince of Hesse, with a Body of his Troops,
escorted by Ships of War, arrives in the Frith of Forth.
The Duke of Cumberland comes from Perth to visit the
Prince of Hesse. A Council of War at Edinburgh. The
Duke of Cumberland returns to Perth—Sends several Regi-
ments to Dundee—Marches himself with the main Body of
his Army to Aberdeen—Halts there some time. Charles
with a few Men at Moy, near Inverness. An attempt made
by Lord Loudon to seize him. The attempt defeated.
Charles assembles his Men—Marches to Inverness. Lord
Loudon retreats to Ross-shire. Charles besieges the Castle
of Inverness. The Castle surrenders. Various Expeditions
of the Rebels while the Duke's Army lay at Aberdeen. Ac-
count of these Expeditions. An Order from Charles to the
Commanding Officers to desist from them, and join him at
Inverness 176

CHAPTER X.

The Duke of Cumberland at Aberdeen. His Army leaves

Aberdeen—Proceeds towards Inverness. Skirmish at the

Bridge of Nairne. The Rear-guard of the Rebels retreats

—The Van-guard of the Duke's Army pursues. Charles

comes up with a Body of his Troops. The Van-guard of

the Duke's Army retreats—Joins their main Body. Design

of a Night Attack. Night March of the Rebels. The De-

sign frustrated. The Rebels retreat to Culloden. March

of the Duke of Cumberland to attack them. Defeat and

Dispersion of the Rebel Army 197

FAQS.

CHAPTER XI.

Circumstances and Incidents at the Battle of Culloden. Num-
ber of the Slain in both Armies. Fate of the Chiefs who
commanded the Highland Regiments that attacked the
King's Army. Route of Charles when he left the Field—
Crosses the River of Nairn—Halts there some time-^Goes
to Gorthleek—Sees Lord Lovat—Travels through the High-
lands to Boradale—Embarks for the Long Island—His
Danger and Distress there—Returns to the Main-land—
His Distress does not abate—Joins Lochiel and Cluny—
Lives with them in the Great Mountain Senalder. Notice
comes that two French Frigates are arrived at Roradale.
He travels to Boradale—Embarks, and lands in France 222

PAGE.

X. Letter—Lord Milton to the Marquis of Tweedale Brun-

stane, August 20th, 1745 274

XI. Letter from the Marquis of Tweedale to Lord Milton.

Whitehall, August 22d, 1745' 275

XII. Letter—Marquis of Tweedale to Lord Milton. Whitehall,

21th August, 1745 276

XIII. Letter—Lord Milton to the Marquis of Tweedale. Urun-

stane, 29th August, 1745 278

XIV. Letter—Marquis of Tweedale to Lord Milton. White-

hall, 29th August, 1745 280

XV. Letter from the Marquis of Tweedale to Lord Milton.

Whitehall, 3d September, 1745' 281

XVI. Letter—Lord Milton to the Marquis of Tweedale. Edin-

burgh, 6th September, 1745 282

XVII. Letter—Lord Milton to the Marquis of Tweedale.

Edinburgh, 7th September, 1745 284

XVIII. Letter—Marquis of Tweedale to Lord Milton. White-

hall, 12th September, 1745 286

XIX. Letter—Lord Milton to the Marquis of Tweedale.

Edinburgh, 16th September, 1745 289

XX. Letter from the Marquis of Tweedale to Lord Milton.

Whitehall, 21st September, 1745 296

XXI. Letter from the Lord President to Sir Alexander Mac-

donald. Culloden, 19th August, 19th August, 1745 . . . 298

XXII. Letter from the Lord President to Sir John Cope. Cul-

loden, 20th August, 1745 301

XXIII. Letter—Sir John Cope to Lord Milton. From the

Camp at Inverness, 31st August, 1745 305

XXIV. Letter—Lord Milton to Mr Maule, afterwards Baron

Maule. Edinburgh, Sept. 6th, 1745 306

XXV. Letter—General Guest to Lord Milton. Thursday

Morning • . . 307

XXVI. Letter—Lord Milton to Sir John Cope. Edinburgh,

5th September, 1745 307

XXVII. Letter concerning the Arms of the Highlanders,

dated Rilmuir, in the Isle of Skye . ........ 309

XXVIII. Instructions for Mr Alexander Macleod, Advocate . 310

XXIX. Letter from Eraser of Foyers to the Duke of Athole.

October 9th, 1745 313

XXX. Queries sent to Mr Patullo, with his Answers.—Patullo

• had been Muster-master of the Rebel army, in the Year

1745, and had lived in Exile at Paris many years . . . 314.

XXXI. Letter from Lord Milton to the Duke of Argyll, at

London. Edinburgh, 21st November, 1745 318

XXXII. John Hay's Account of the Retreat of the Rebels from
Derby , . S21

XXXIII. Queries sent to Charles at Rome, called there the
Count of Albany, with his Answer 223

XXXIV. Letter from Macpherson of Cluny to one of his

Friends in Scotland. Carlisle, 20th December, 1745 . . 325

XXXV. Letter—Lord John Drummond to Lord Fortrose.

Perth, 6th December, 1745 327

XXXVI. Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to Lord Milton.

Whitehall, 14th December, 1745 329

XXXVII. Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to the Lord

President. Whitehall, llth January, 1746 332

XXXVIII. Letter—Lord Milton to General Hawley. Edin-
burgh, Jan. 26th, 1746 33*

XXXIX. Address from the Chiefs to Charles, after the Bat-

tle of Falkirk, advising a Retreat to the North. Falkirk, 29th

January, 1746 335

XL. John Hay's Account of the Retreat from Stirling . . 338

XLI. Letter—Secretary Murray to Cameron of Lochiel. Fort
Augustus, 14th March, 1746 639

XLII. Copy Letter—Lord George Murray, calling himself De

Vallignie, to Mr William Hamilton, Esq. of Bangour. Em-

merick, 5th August, 1749 342

XLIII. John Hay's Account of the Retreat after the Night

March to attack the Duke's Army at Nairn 355

XLIV. Answer by Charles, called the Count of Albany, at

Rome 357

XLV. Narrative of Flora Macdonald, giving an Account of

her Interviews with Charles, in the Long Island, and the

Manner in which she conducted him to the Isle of Skye . 358

XLVI. Cluny's Account of Lochiel and himself, after the

Battle of Culloden; of their meeting with Charles; and the

extraordinary Habitation called the Cage, where Charles

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