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  • Title highlanderweb.co.uk/bloody/culloden/bloody4 
    Author highlanderweb.co.uk 
    Publisher http://www.highlanderweb.co.uk/bloody/culloden/bloody4.htm 
    Source ID S12 
    Text Wednesday, April 16th, 1746...The fateful day Cumberland's guns blasted Jacobite hopes and sounded a death knell for the old Highland way of life. Culloden, Wednesday, April 16th, 1746, Bonnie Prince Charlie's exhausted forces met a much larger army of Hanoverian regulars led by the Duke of Cumberland. Reckless bravery they displayed in plenty, but it was not enough to win the day. 
    Linked to Gillies MacBain