Battle of Preston: Jacobites are defeated

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Historical Context Note

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.
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Editors. "Battle of Preston: Jacobites are defeated". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17175, accessed 23 September 2014.]