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Stuart Family Tree

Given its clear espousal of loyalty to the Catholic pretender to the throne, possession of this glass would have been reason enough for a death sentence in 18th century Britain. For a hundred years numerous Scots lived in daily expectation of the return of the man they believed to be their rightful ling. These partisans became known as Jacobites, from the Latin root of the name James . Just after that he gradually started to rebuild the shattered Finances of the Crown, largely enriching the funds of the Monarchy at the expense of the Church. In 1537James V visited the...