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The Jacobite Rebellion Of 1745 Quiz

A quiz on the '45 rebellion. No tap-ins or timer. 16 Questions.

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The Jacobite rebellion of 1745 was an attempt by "Bonnie Prince Charlie" to regain the British throne by the exiled House of Stuart, what was his real name?

  • Charles John Stuart
  • Charles William Stuart
  • Charles Edward Stuart
  • Charles David Stuart

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On 19th August 1745, the Jacobite standard was raised on the shores of Loch Shiel, at a place known as...?

  • Falkirk
  • Glenrothes
  • Kinlochmoidart
  • Glenfinnan

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On 21st Sept. 1745, which battle took place near Edinburgh and was a victory for the Jacobites after a determined Highland charge?

  • Auldearn
  • Inverlochy
  • Prestonpans
  • Bannockburn

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Which northern town was besieged by the Jacobites as they made their way south through England, falling on 15th November 1745?

  • Carlisle
  • Berwick-Upon-Tweed
  • Newcastle
  • Lancaster

Question 5 Photo

Which English town did the Jacobite army reach before deciding to turn back towards Scotland?

  • Northampton
  • Tamworth
  • Derby
  • Coventry

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Who was made Lieutenant-General of the Jacobite army under Prince Charles?

  • Donald Cameron of Lochiel
  • Simon Fraser, 11th Lord Lovat
  • James Drummond, 3rd Duke of Perth
  • Lord George Murray

Question 7 Photo

Having retreated back into Scotland, the Jacobites won their last battle on 17th January 1746, where?

  • Dalry
  • Falkirk Muir
  • Myton
  • Methven

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The last battle to be fought on British soil took place on the 16th April 1746 at which site?

  • Sheriffmuir
  • Killiecrankie
  • Sedgemoor
  • Culloden Muir

Question 9 Photo

The 'Royal Ecossais' (Royal Scots) were actually a Jacobean unit fighting under which European country's service?

  • France
  • Belgium
  • Germany
  • Italy

Question 10 Photo

The motto "Tandem Triumphans" was said to have been added to the Jacobite banner after Glenfinnan, what does it translate to in English?

  • "Triumph over all"
  • "Triumph at last"
  • "Victory at all costs"
  • "In triumph together"

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Who was the last man to be beheaded in Britain after he was found guilty of 'Treason against the crown'?

  • William Boyd, 4th Earl of Kilmarnock
  • Simon Fraser, 11th Lord Lovat
  • Arthur Elphinstone, 6th Lord Balmerino
  • Charles Edward Stuart

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The commander of the English forces at Culloden was Prince William Augustus, known to the English as "Sweet William", but how was he known to the Jacobites?

  • "Stinking Billy"
  • "Silly Billy"
  • "Wimpy William"
  • "Willy Nilly Billy"

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Under the 'Dress Act 1746' what was forbidden to be worn?

  • The Highland dress
  • Claymores
  • Sporrans
  • Dirks

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Bonnie Prince Charlie survived the '45 and remained in exile until 1788 when he died of a stroke in which European city?

  • Rome
  • Brussels
  • Paris
  • Vienna

Question 15 Photo

"Speed bonny boat, like a bird on the wing, onward, the sailor's cry..." is the first line from which Scottish folk song recalling the flight of Bonnie Prince Charlie?

  • 'The Pretender's escape'
  • 'The Skye Boat Song'
  • 'Cam ye o'er frae France'
  • 'Roaming through the gloamin"

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What day is 'White Rose day', which celebrates the Jacobite cause?

  • 16th April
  • 1st November
  • June 10th
  • May 25th