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Warriors

  • Peter Womack
Part of the Language, Discourse, Society book series (LDS)

Abstract

The Forty-five was the fourth occasion on which a Jacobite leader had raised a Highland army and thus put himself in a position to threaten the progress of the English Revolution. From a Whig point of view, 1745 was a replay of 1645, 1689 and 1715. This recurring pattern meant that Highlanders impressed themselves on British consciousness first of all as warriors. Economically and politically, Gaelic Scotland was no doubt negligible; but militarily it had made itself impossible to ignore.

Keywords

Ideological Function Native Hill Highland Character English Revolution Personal Courage 
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© Peter Womack 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Womack
    • 1
  1. 1.University of East AngliaUK

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