jacobite jacobite  /ˈdʒæ kə ˌbaɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a supporter of James II after he was overthrown or a supporter of the Stuarts

Quotes

  1. A spokesman for the National Galleries of Scotland said: "Dr Edward Corp, an authority on Jacobite imagery, has : defended the identification of the sitter in our pastel as Charles. However, in a recent article for the British Art Journal, Dr Corp...
    on Dec 14, 2009 By: James VII Source: Scotsman

  2. Prof Hunter said: "In the British context, it is really quite remarkable some of these Highland fighters who fought for the British in North America had been in the Jacobite army at Culloden. Ten years after Culloden, Highlanders were recruited into...
    on Mar 15, 2008 By: James Hunter Source: BBC News

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