119842: The Lyon in mourning

The Lyon in mourning, or, A collection of speeches, letters, journals etc. relative to the affairs of Prince Charles Edward Stuart / [compiled] by Robert Forbes … ; edited from his manuscript ; with a preface by Henry Paton. Edinburgh : Scottish History Society, 1896 (three volumes).

This is one of the best contemporary records of the Jacobite rising of 1745-46, this collection was compiled between 1746 and 1775 by Robert Forbes (1708-1775), episcopal Bishop of Ross and Caithness from 1762 and a strong Jacobite.

Digitisations of all three volumes are available via the National Library of Scotland.



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