Jacobite

[n] - a supporter of James II after he was overthrown or a supporter of the Stuarts
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Jacobite

In Britain, a supporter of the royal house of Stuart after the deposition of James II in 1688. They include the Scottish Highlanders, who rose unsuccessfully under Claverhouse in 1689, despite...
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Jacobite

A follower of King James II from the Latin Jacobus for James. James II (reigned 1685-1688AD) was forced into exile by his son-in-law and daughter, William and Mary of Orange, because of his high-handed manner and conversion to become a Catholic William was invited to land by Parliament, forcing James and his son, (also called James), to flee to Fr...
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Jacobite

Jac'o·bite noun [ Latin Jacobus James: confer French Jacobite . See 2d Jack .] 1. (Eng. Hist.) A partisan or adherent of James the Second, after his abdication, or of his descendants, an opposer of the revolution in 1688 in favor of William and Mary. Macaulay.
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Jacobite

Jac'o·bite adjective Of or pertaining to the Jacobites.
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jacobite

1. A partisan or adherent of James the Second, after his abdication, or of his descendants, an opposer of the revolution in 1688 in favor of William and Mary. ... 2. One of the sect of Syrian Monophysites. The sect is named after Jacob Baradaeus, its leader in the sixth century. ... Origin: L. Jacobus James: cf. F. Jacobite. See Jack. ... Source: W...
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Jacobite

• (a.) Of or pertaining to the Jacobites. • (n.) A partisan or adherent of James the Second, after his abdication, or of his descendants, an opposer of the revolution in 1688 in favor of William and Mary. • (n.) One of the sect of Syrian Monophysites. The sect is named after Jacob Baradaeus, its leader in the sixth century.Jacobite: ...
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Jacobite

(from the article `calligraphy`) ...riddled with sects and heretical movements. After 431 the Syriac language and script split into eastern and western branches. The western branch ...
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Jacobite

in British history, a supporter of the exiled Stuart king James II (Latin: Jacobus) and his descendants after the Glorious Revolution. The political ... [18 related articles]
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Jacobite

In Britain, a supporter of the royal house of Stuart after the deposition of James II in 1688. They include the Scottish Highlanders, who rose unsuccessfully under Claverhouse in 1689, despite initial victory at the Battle of Killiecrankie; and those who rose in Scotland and northern England in 1715 (the Fifteen) under the leadership of James E...
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JACOBITE

supporter of the claim to the English throne of the exiled Stuart family after 1688 (not to be confused with *Jacobins)
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