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Stuart, James Edward

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishStuart, James EdwardJames Edward StuartStuart, James Edward  (1688–1766) the son of the British king James II, sometimes also called the Old Pretender, and the father of bonnie prince charlie (Charles Edward stuart). He believed he had the right to be the British king instead of King George I, but his attempt to become king, during the first jacobite rising of 1715–16, was a failure.
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