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Stuart, Charles Edward

Pronunciation: /ˈstjuːət/
(1720–88), son of James Stuart, pretender to the British throne; known as the Young Pretender or Bonnie Prince Charlie. He led the Jacobite uprising of 1745-6. However, he was driven back to Scotland and defeated at the Battle of Culloden (1746).

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