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TITLE
Kilravock Castle
EXTERNAL ID
PC_PRISCUS_BPC6457
PLACENAME
Kilravock Castle
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
NAIRN: Croy and Dalcross
PERIOD
1890s
CREATOR
George Washington Wilson
SOURCE
Mark Butterworth - Priscus
ASSET ID
29570
KEYWORDS
Prince Charles Edward Stuart
Prince Charlie
Nairn
dukes
Duke of Cumberland
lords
Lord George Murray
Kilravock Castle

This photograph was taken by Scottish photographer George Washington Wilson (1823-93) and was used to illustrate talks he gave on Highland history. The following text is taken from Washington Wilson's own lecture notes on the Jacobite Rising of 1745-46.

The night was dark and the road difficult, and they only reached Kilravock at two a.m., four miles from Nairn. Here all hope of surprise was given up, as the rolling of a drum gave warning that the Duke was on high alert (so it was surmised), and Lord George gave orders to retire. Fatal order! for had they gone on as originally intended the surprise might have succeeded.

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Kilravock Castle

NAIRN: Croy and Dalcross

1890s

Prince Charles Edward Stuart; Prince Charlie; Nairn; dukes; Duke of Cumberland; lords; Lord George Murray

Mark Butterworth - Priscus

Imaging the Past - Prince Charlie and the '45

This photograph was taken by Scottish photographer George Washington Wilson (1823-93) and was used to illustrate talks he gave on Highland history. The following text is taken from Washington Wilson's own lecture notes on the Jacobite Rising of 1745-46.<br /> <br /> The night was dark and the road difficult, and they only reached Kilravock at two a.m., four miles from Nairn. Here all hope of surprise was given up, as the rolling of a drum gave warning that the Duke was on high alert (so it was surmised), and Lord George gave orders to retire. Fatal order! for had they gone on as originally intended the surprise might have succeeded.