The Old Pretender arrives at Firth of Forth but soon returns to Dunkirk (32 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

James Edward Stuart (James II's son, known as 'the Old Pretender') arrives at the Firth of Forth but, on 27th March, returns to Dunkirk without having managed to stir up a rebellion.

Citation:
Editors. "The Old Pretender arrives at Firth of Forth but soon returns to Dunkirk". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17077, accessed 03 December 2016.]