Lot 232Rare Act from the Highland Rebellion 1745 –...

Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm

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Rare Act from the Highland Rebellion 1745 – Printed Act of Parliament dated October 17th 1745 ‘for the more effectual disarming the Highlands in Scotland...’ folio 16pp plus title, disbound and in fine condition. One of the seminal Acts which followed the Highland Rebellion of ‘Bonnie’ Prince Charlie. Determined to stamp out the Jacobites once and for all, the British Parliament brought in draconian measures such as this one which not only disarmed the Highlanders but also banned the wearing of the Tartan. A highly important document in the history of Scotland

Hammer Price: £90.00

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