Sarah Fraser

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'We are not the Makers of History ...

... We are Made by History'

The Last Highlander ...

... action-packed stories from the Highlands to fire the imagination

The Stuarts in the Spotlight ...

... gripping tales from Britain's century of transformation

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Spring in the Highlands – breathtaking, beautiful days in Inverness

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First British Stuarts – introducing Henry Stuart, The Prince Who Would be King –

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Wilkie, Sir David (1785 - 1841, Scottish)
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unframed dimensions: 838 x 1080 mm; framed: 1035 x 1285 x 66 mm
  


Painting entitled 'The cottar's Saturday night', by Sir David Wilkie


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Talk for National Trust at Culloden

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The Shadow of Culloden – 2. The Fate of Fraser prisoners

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Full version of Q&A at History Revealed on their Book of the Month – The Prince Who Would be King

May 26, 2017

History Revealed: Henry Stuart isn’t a figure many of us are familiar with. What are his headline achievements? Sarah Fraser: Prince Henry is the first prince born to inherit all the countries of Britain. When his godmother, Elizabeth I dies in 1603, Henry is the kingdoms united. His father, King James VI and I secures the […]

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The Shadow of Culloden – 2. The Fate of Fraser prisoners

April 25, 2017
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‘Pursue and Hunt these Vermin amongst their lurking Hills’  – the Duke of Cumberland In the months after Culloden, the ordinary Highlanders – soldiers and non-combatants alike – were not yet seen as an asset by the occupying forces. Unlike their land and animals. ‘We are all accounted rebels now’ lamented one Invernessian, who had […]

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Lovat of the 45 – The Old Fox – Scotland’s most notorious clan chief, rebel and double agent

March 31, 2017
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Simon Fraser, 11th Lord Lovat – ‘Last and greatest of the old-style Scottish chiefs’ Like an old eagle, Lovat smiles enigmatically from under hooded eyes – complete with 18th century frock coat, wig, breeches, wrinkly stockings, and shoes with silver buckles. This is Lovat as the great cartoonist Hogarth saw him, in the Tower of London. Hogarth’s […]

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1603-1745: The glamour and horror of the game of kings

March 31, 2017
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1603-1745: Rebellions, Revolutions, Breakthroughs & Breakdowns –  the glamour and horror of the game of kings  The British Royal House of Stuart: An Epic covering 150 Years of Transformation ‘All political lives … end in failure.’ That could sum up the Stuarts. Revolutions, rebellions, breakthroughs and breakdowns – the Stuart age has it all. Between […]

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