(the) Young Pretender


(the) Young Pretender
a ↑nickname of Charles Edward Stuart (1720–88), also known as ↑Bonny Prince Charlie. A ↑pretender is a person who claims something, usually the right to be a king or queen, although not everyone agrees that the claim is just.
See also Forty-Five, See also Jacobite, See also Old Pretender

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