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Stuart, Charles Edward Louis Philip Casimir, (1720-1788), Young Chevalier; The 'Young Pretender', the Young Pretender

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Alternative name(s):
  • Young Pretender, The (Also known as)
  • Stuart, Charles Edward (Also known as)
Surname: Stuart
Forenames: Charles Edward Louis Philip Casimir
Gender: Male
Date: 1720-1788
Title: Young Chevalier; The 'Young Pretender'
History: The 'Young Pretender: Charles Edward Stuart (the Young Chevalier, or 'Bonnie Prince Charlie'); son of James Francis Edward (the Old Pretender) and grandson of the exiled Roman Catholic king James II. Last serious Stuart claimant to the British throne and leader of the unsuccessful Jacobite rebellion of 1745–46, after which he escaped by ship to France and finally settled in Italy.
References: Encyclopaedia Britannica; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P276077 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P128344 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1746 Jun 11: Charles Stuart [deputy consul at Veere] to Trevor, on his accounts of expenses. Reports...
The National Archives, Kew
1745 Aug 13: Newcastle to Cumberland: he encloses a copy of a letter from [Archibald Campbell] the...
The National Archives, Kew
1745 Aug 02: Newcastle to Cumberland: the pretender's son embarked at Nantes on 15 July NS and is...
The National Archives, Kew
1745: letters to his father and proclamation as Prince of Wales and Regent, Holyrood House
Warwickshire County Record Office
NRA 5674 Lucy
1781-85: letters (15) to his brother the Cardinal
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1716-1743: letters and papers
Perth and Kinross Council Archive
NRA 10562
papers and letters
Royal Archives
See Introduction, HMC 56 Stuart MSS
papers and letters re the '45
West Highland Museum
NRA 13685 W Highland Mus
misc papers
Royal Archives
See HMC 15, 10th report App. VI (Braye MSS)
misc papers
Royal Archives
NRA 43349 Windsor
1716-1821: misc letters and papers of and rel to him and his family
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
1746: Narrative of his visit to Manchester
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
See HMC 55 Various Collections II (Buxton MSS)
1745-46: misc papers
Stirling Council Archive Service
NRA 19926
1745-69: misc papers
Ushaw College Library
NRA 13674 Ushaw
papers rel to Avignon
Musee Calvet
NRA 18664 Jacobite papers
1728-44: letters to Cardinal Gualterio etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1745-6: letters (10) to Duke of Atholl
Blair Castle
NRA 11000 Stewart-Murray
1785: (copy) household accounts
British Library, Manuscript Collections