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The Lyon in Mourning (Illustrated) Free read Å 106 Robert Forbes é 6 characters The Lyon in the Mourning A COLLECTION OF SPEECHES LETTERS JOURNALS ETC RELATIVE TO THE AFFAIRS OF PRINCE CHARLES EDWARD STUART BY THE REV ROBERT FORBES AM BISHOP OF ROSS AND CAITHNESSAuthor PrefaceThe Lyon in Mourning is a collection of Journals Narratives and Memoranda relating to the life of Prince Charles Edward Stuart at and subseuent to the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745 The formation of this collection was to a great extent the life work of the Rev Robert Forbes MA Bishop of Ross and CaithnessHe was the son of Charles Forbes a schoolmaster in the parish of Rayne Aberdeenshire and of Marjory Wright and was born there in 1708 his baptism being recorded in the parochial register as having taken place on 4th May of that year He must have been a studious youth as he was sent to Marischal College Aberdeen in or about 1722 at the early age of fourteen and graduated there as Master of Arts in 1726 He then proceeded to ualify himself for orders in the Scottish Episcopal Church and coming to Edinburgh in June 1735 he was there ordained priest by Bishop Freebairn In December of that year he became assistant to the Rev William Law at Leith and soon afterwards at the reuest of the congregation was appointed h. Double Doms: A Romance Compilation ualify himself for orders in the Scottish Episcopal Church and coming to Edinburgh in June 1735 he was there ordained priest by Bishop Freebairn In December of that year he became assistant to the Rev William Law at Leith and soon afterwards at the reuest of the congregation was appointed h.

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The Lyon in Mourning (Illustrated) Free read Å 106 Robert Forbes é 6 characters By my misfortune of being taken prisoner at St Ninian's in company with the Rev Messrs Thomas Drummond and John Willox Mr Stewart Carmichael and Mr Robert Clark and James Mackay and James Carmichael servants upon Saturday the seventh day of September 1745 and confined in Stirling Castle till February 4th 1746 and in Edinburgh Castle till May 29th of said year We were seven in number taken upon the seventh day of the week the seventh day of the month and the seventh month of the year reckoning from March'1 An incident of the roping of these prisoners at their removal from Stirling to Edinburgh is narrated by the author2After his release from imprisonment Mr Forbes appears to have been invited to reside in the house of one of the most wealthy members of his congregation Dame Magdalene Scottxiii Lady Bruce of Kinross the widow of Sir William Bruce of Kinross She resided in the Citadel of Leith and was a strong Jacobite; Mr Forbes tells how her house was on than one occasion the special object of the Government's concern as the Prince himself was supposed to be concealed there3 For this lady Mr Forbes cherished the highest esteem speaking of her as 'the worthy person the protection of whose roof I enj. A star to steer her by upon Saturday the seventh day of September 1745 and confined in Stirling Castle till February 4th 1746 and in Edinburgh Castle till May 29th of said year We were seven in number taken Double Doms: A Romance Compilation upon the seventh day of the week the seventh day of the month and the seventh month of the year reckoning from March'1 An incident of the roping of these prisoners at their removal from Stirling to Edinburgh is narrated by the author2After his release from imprisonment Mr Forbes appears to have been invited to reside in the house of one of the most wealthy members of his congregation Dame Magdalene Scottxiii Lady Bruce of Kinross the widow of Sir William Bruce of Kinross She resided in the Citadel of Leith and was a strong Jacobite; Mr Forbes tells how her house was on than one occasion the special object of the Government's concern as the Prince himself was supposed to be concealed there3 For this lady Mr Forbes cherished the highest esteem speaking of her as 'the worthy person the protection of whose roof I enj.

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The Lyon in Mourning (Illustrated) Free read Å 106 Robert Forbes é 6 characters Is colleague At Leith it may be said he lived and laboured for the remainder of his lifeLike most of the Episcopalians of that day he was an ardent Jacobite indeed one of the most ardent and but for a timely interposition of the 'hated Hanoverian' government would not improbably have shared the fate of some of his brethren whose end he chronicles In that case there would have been no Lyon in Mourning and it is but fair to say that thoughxii The Lyon can never be considered and does not pretend to be an impartial relation of the events with which it deals our literature of the Rebellion of 1745 would have been greatly the poorer by its absence Nay it may even be said that but for the continuous energy and single eyed purpose of Bishop Forbes in this work much of what is now known on this subject would never have come to lightOn hearing of the advent of Prince Charles Edward in the West Highlands Mr Forbes with two Episcopalian clergymen and some other gentlemen started off with the intention of sharing his fortunes but all were arrested on suspicion at St Ninians near Stirling and imprisoned He notes the fact in the Baptismal Register of his congregation as follows 'A great interruption has happened.

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