Battle of Culloden

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Historical Context Note


The final defeat of the Jacobites at Culloden by the Duke of Cumberland, who subsequently abolishes the Clan organisation, earning the nickname 'Butcher' for his ruthlessness.

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Citation:
Editors. "Battle of Culloden". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=241, accessed 04 August 2015.]