Battle of Preston: Jacobites are defeated (27 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

The Jacobite rebels are defeated at the Battle of Preston, marking the end of their hopes for the restoration of James Edward Stuart to the British throne.

Citation:
Editors. "Battle of Preston: Jacobites are defeated". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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