Rebellion Setting & Symbolism

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Glenroe Forest, Scotland

Glenroe is the name of the MacGregor family's land where they live in the family manor near Inverness, Scotland. During the rebellion, the fighting comes dangerously close to Glenroe, and the family is forced to flee to the hills. Glenroe, along with its house and stables, is burned by British soldiers. The Glenroe house is made of fine blue slate.

Jacobites

The Jacobites were those who stayed loyal to King James and his regent, Prince Charles when the Hanoverian King and Queen unjustly usurped the British throne. Jacobites were still in England and also in Scotland, when the rebellion was organized. Brigham Langston, the MacGregor family, as well as many Scottish clans were Jacobites, and fought to regain control for Prince Charles.

Holyrood, Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Scotland is the city taken by the rebels for Prince Charles, who reigned there for a very short time in...

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