James Edward Stuart

Standard Name: Stuart, James Edward
Used Form: Prince of Wales


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Cultural formation Elizabeth Ashbridge
She left the Dublin cousin because she hated his Quaker religion. Naturally vivacious, this teenaged widow found her cousin's gloomy sense of sorrow and conviction,
Ashbridge, Elizabeth, and Arthur Charles Curtis. Quaker Grey. Astolat Press.
and his disapproval of singing and dancing more than...
Family and Intimate relationships Lady Lucy Herbert
This was the outcome of the Meal Tub Plot, so called after the container in Elizabeth Cellier 's kitchen where evidence was planted. Lady Powis was then granted bail, and the charges against her...
Family and Intimate relationships Winifred Maxwell, Countess of Nithsdale
When the English court turned Catholic, Lady Powis served as lady-in-waiting to the queen, Mary of Modena . She was a witness to the birth of the king and queen's baby son , was appointed...
Friends, Associates Jane Barker
While there is no evidence that JB was close to influential members of the court in exile, a number of her mother's relations were well established there. She made literary advances to many members of...
Intertextuality and Influence Aphra Behn
This (full title To Poet Bavius: Occasion'd by his Satyr He Writ in his Verses to the King , upon the Queen s being Deliver'd of a Son) ridicules the labouring Muse
Behn, Aphra. The Works of Aphra Behn. Editor Todd, Janet, William Pickering.
1: 299
Occupation Winifred Maxwell, Countess of Nithsdale
Mary of Modena had no position to give, though she wrote a letter of advice. Lady Nithsdale offered her services to a potential wife of James Edward as soon as the existence of such a...
politics Elizabeth Bury
EB recorded that God had heard Prayer [not only hers], and answer'd signally, in defeating the French Invasion—that is, the fleet carrying the Pretender which got as far as the Firth of Forth in Scotland.
Bury, Elizabeth. An Account of the Life and Death of Mrs Elizabeth Bury. Editor Bury, Samuel, Printed by and for J. Penn and sold by J. Sprint.
politics Mary Caesar
The government discovered a plot by Count Gyllenborg (Swedish ambassador to Britain) and others for Charles XII of Sweden to invade to restore James Edward Stuart to the throne.
Sedgwick, Romney, editor. The History of Parliament: The House of Commons 1715-1754. http://www.histparl.ac.uk/about/publications/1715-1754.
Under Charles Caesar (1673-1741)
politics Mary Caesar
In 1720 MC 's husband was arguing that a Stuart restoration could not be accomplished, and ought not to be attempted, without foreign aid. By March 1722, however, the planning stage of the Atterbury plot...
politics Lady Lucy Herbert
LLH , like her parents, was a Jacobite and an activist in the cause. She looked on James Edward Stuart as James III, rightful king of England and Scotland, and must have been delighted when...
Publishing Elizabeth Cellier
Lady Powis , governess to the infant Prince of Wales , brought the baby to the king with Elizabeth Cellier 's Foundling Hospital petition in his hand.
Lady Powis was author of a broadside Ballad...
Textual Features Jane Barker
Despite her own past conversion, JB says she has made her French author speak the English of the Church of England, in an unusual attempt to bring Catholic devotional practices to the attention of devout...
Textual Production Aphra Behn
Hopes were strained, for so far the queen's eight pregnancies had produced no child which survived.
Todd, Janet. The Secret Life of Aphra Behn. Rutgers University Press.
AB 's poem was reissued with A Congratulatory Poem to the King's Most Sacred Majesty on the Happy...
Textual Production Elizabeth Delaval
Though ED never composed another substantial work, writing remained a significant element in her economically and politically active life. During the 1670s, the decade of her first marriage, she addressed several petitions to Charles II
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Charlotte O'Conor Eccles
Here she relates the romantic tale of the marriage of Marie Casimire Clémentine Sobieski (or Clementina Sobieska) to James Edward Stuart , known to British history as the Old Pretender. She draws her material from...


10 June 1688: The son of Mary of Modena and James II was...

National or international item

10 June 1688

The son of Mary of Modena and James II was born; the date became one of annual importance to Jacobites.

24 August 1688: At eleven weeks old the prince James Edward...

Building item

24 August 1688

At eleven weeks old the prince James Edward was finally found a wet-nurse.

1 August 1714: Queen Anne died and messengers left for Hanover...

National or international item

1 August 1714

Queen Anne died and messengers left for Hanover to inform George I that he had assumed the throne.

6 September 1715: The first Jacobite Rebellion began when John...

National or international item

6 September 1715

The first Jacobite Rebellion began when John Erskine, 6th Earl of Mar , raised his standard. He also issued a proclamation at Braemar, Scotland, declaring that James III was the rightful king.

4 February 1716: The Pretender and Lord Mar embarked for France...

National or international item

4 February 1716

The Pretender and Lord Mar embarked for France from Scotland, abandoning their rebellion and their Jacobite supporters.


No bibliographical results available.