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TITLE
Glenbucket's Banner
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_569_P353
DATE OF IMAGE
1895
PERIOD
1740s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31304
KEYWORDS
Jacobites
Culloden
flags
standards
Charles Edward Stuart
Charles Edward Stewart
Glenbucket's Banner

This was the banner of John Gordon, Glenbucket. Glenbucket joined Bonnie Prince Charlie's army in Edinburgh during the 1745 Jacobite Rising. He had been a Major-General in Mar's army during the 1715 Jacobite Rising.

Glenbucket's regiment fought in the second line of the Jacobite army at the Battle of Culloden. After the battle, he evaded capture by dressing as a beggar and escaped to Norway on board a Swedish ship.

This illustration can be found in vol 2 of 'Historical Papers Relating to the Jacobite Period 1699-1750', edited by Colonel James Allardyce LL.D and printed in Aberdeen for the New Spalding Club. The Spalding Club was an antiquarian society founded and named after John Spalding, a lawyer and Commissary Clerk of Aberdeen during the reign of Charles I

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Glenbucket's Banner

1740s

Jacobites; Culloden; flags; standards; Charles Edward Stuart; Charles Edward Stewart

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

This was the banner of John Gordon, Glenbucket. Glenbucket joined Bonnie Prince Charlie's army in Edinburgh during the 1745 Jacobite Rising. He had been a Major-General in Mar's army during the 1715 Jacobite Rising.<br /> <br /> Glenbucket's regiment fought in the second line of the Jacobite army at the Battle of Culloden. After the battle, he evaded capture by dressing as a beggar and escaped to Norway on board a Swedish ship.<br /> <br /> This illustration can be found in vol 2 of 'Historical Papers Relating to the Jacobite Period 1699-1750', edited by Colonel James Allardyce LL.D and printed in Aberdeen for the New Spalding Club. The Spalding Club was an antiquarian society founded and named after John Spalding, a lawyer and Commissary Clerk of Aberdeen during the reign of Charles I