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TITLE
Glen Nevis House & River Nevis at Poll Dubh
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_39_P221
PLACENAME
Glen Nevis
DISTRICT
Lochaber
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Kilmallie
DATE OF IMAGE
1898
PERIOD
1890s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
30780
KEYWORDS
Jacobites
Jacobite Rebellion
Bonnie Prince Charlie
Prince Charles Edward Stewart
Glen Nevis House & River Nevis at Poll Dubh

During the Jacobite rebellion Prince Charlie's supporters' headquarters were at Glen Nevis House. In 1746 they planned their attacks on the English soldiers at Fort William. The Jacobite army was 1,500 strong with 200 French artillery men. Despite laying seige to the fort for five weeks, they failed in their attempts to control it.

The photographs are from 'Loyal Lochaber. Historical Genealogical and Traditionary' by W Drummond Norie, Glasgow, 1898.

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Glen Nevis House & River Nevis at Poll Dubh

INVERNESS: Kilmallie

1890s

Jacobites; Jacobite Rebellion; Bonnie Prince Charlie; Prince Charles Edward Stewart

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (photographs)

During the Jacobite rebellion Prince Charlie's supporters' headquarters were at Glen Nevis House. In 1746 they planned their attacks on the English soldiers at Fort William. The Jacobite army was 1,500 strong with 200 French artillery men. Despite laying seige to the fort for five weeks, they failed in their attempts to control it.<br /> <br /> The photographs are from 'Loyal Lochaber. Historical Genealogical and Traditionary' by W Drummond Norie, Glasgow, 1898.