Videos tagged with "edward"
Major General Edward Swift Broughton Gravestone Parish Church Graveyard Burntisland Fife Scotland [00:56]
Tags: Major, General, Edward, Swift, Broughton, Gravestone, Parish, Church, Graveyard, Burntisland, Fife, Scotland
2010 Greenville Scottish Games parade.mov [01:40]
The opening parade of the 2010 Greenville, SC Scottish games. This video is in front of Greenville's city hall. May 28, 2010 Grand marshal that year of the parade was HRH, Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex. In this video, the Prince & Mayor Knox White review the parade.
Tags: Greenville, South Carolina (US State), scotland, scottish, wessex, prince, edward, windsor, hrh, games, parade, spring, 2010, earl
Culloden Battlefield [03:49]
The Battle of Culloden - April 16th 1746 - marked the fall of the Jacobite rebellion of 1745, which sought to restore the Stuart monarchy to the throne. In barely 40 minutes of fighting, the massed army of Bonnie Prince Charlie had been slaughtered by government troops (which also contained Scottish clans) led by the Duke of Cumberland. There was no mercy for the wounded soldiers, many were slaughtered where they had fallen, and those who had managed to flee were hunted down and executed. Bonnie Prince Charlie managed to evade the Government forces, and after five months on the run throughout the Highlands, escaped to Italy via the Isle of Skye, never to return. Between 1500 and 2000 Jacobites were killed or wounded in the battle, while Government losses were lighter with 50 dead and 259 wounded. The aftermath of the battle and subsequent crackdown on Jacobitism was brutal, earning Cumberland the sobriquet "Butcher". The conflict was the last battle fought on British soil. Culloden is near Inverness in the Scottish Highlands. Music: Capercaillie (Karen Matheson) - Cumha Do Dh`uilleam Siosal, (see translation of lyrics below) The Lone Piper (David Methven) - Glengarry`s Lament "Cumha Do Dh`uilleam Siosal" lyrics translated to English: "Lament for William Chisholm" Oh young Charles Stewart Your cause is the reason of my sorrow You took from me everything I had In the war on your behalf I am not mourning cattle and sheep But my partner Since I am left alone With nothing but ...
Tags: Scotland, Culloden, moor, battlefield, Jacobites, 1746, historic, war, grave, Inverness, Bonnie, Prince, Charlie, Charles, Edward, Stuart, Young, Pretender, butcher, Duke, of, Cumberland, music, Capercaillie, Cumha, Do, Dh`uilleam, David, Methven, the, Lo
Battle of Prestonpans Re-enactment 2011 Highlights [01:55]
Video by Ryan Sturrock, for the Battle of Prestonpans (1745) Heritage Trust. A short selection of highlights from the annual Battle of Prestonpans commemorations in East Lothian, filmed over two days in September 2011. For more information on this and similar events, contact email@example.com
Tags: bonnie, prince, charlie, Charles Edward Stuart, Prestonpans, Historical Reenactment, Battle, History, Jacobite, Scotland, East, Lothian