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

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

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Imagine the ’45 succeeded… that’s what we’ll do at Wigtown book Festival Saturday 23 Sept, 2017

September 18, 2017

Imagine the ’45 succeeded What might a Jacobite victory have meant for the cause of Scottish Nationalism? Millions have watched the first episodes of Outlander Season 3. They dramatise vividly the failure of the ’45 and the consequences of defeat on Culloden Moor for the combatants and anyone unlucky enough to be see to be […]

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The Last Highlander

Outlander/The Last Highlander – the Facts are as amazing as Fictions

July 11, 2017

This is the link to an article I did for the Daily Record, on the links between Outlander and the real stories of the clans – particularly clan Fraser. www.dailyrecord.co.uk/scotland-now/outlander-racy-truth-highland-life-10756192  Jamie Fraser with the Clan Fraser of Lovat motto – Je Suis Prest – ‘I Am Ready’  The historical figure, Lord Lovat, the ‘Fox’, grandfather of the fictional Jamie […]

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The Stuarts

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

‘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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