Editors. "Scottish estates forfeited in the 1745 are deemed to belong to the Crown". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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The House of Lords accepts a Parliamentary Bill which plans for Scottish estates forfeited in the Jacobite rising of 1745 to be bestowed on the Crown, and for the resultant revenue is to be used for improvement of Highlands.