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Jacobite Rebellion

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noun the Jacobite Rebellion

British history the unsuccessful Jacobite rising of 1715 led by James Francis Edward Stuart
the last Jacobite rising (1745-46) led by Charles Edward Stuart, the Young Pretender, which after initial successes was crushed at Culloden

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