Menu

1715 Battle of Preston: A chronology of events during the Jacobite uprising – Part 4

Posted on - 7th November, 2015 - 1:00pm | Author - | Posted in - History, Preston City Centre, Preston History, Things To Do

NEWSFLASH: November 7th – 1.00pm, Jacobite rebels enter Lancaster.

Advertisement

Image1

1715 twitter iconJames III proclaimed. Sir Henry Hoghton, with a force of about 600 local volunteers, marches to meet them but his militia retreats. The Jacobite seize 6 guns from Mr Lawson’s ship “Robert” at Sunderland Point.

Lieutenant-General Carpenter, formerly in garrison at Newcastle, sets out from Durham to march to Lancaster, aiming to head off the rebels.

 

 

 

 

We are indebted to Aidan Turner-Bishop of the Preston Historical Society, for his assistance in providing the timeline of events during the 1715 uprising and battle.

There will be further bulletins of the 1715 Battle of Preston timeline of events on Blog Preston, coming very soon.

List of 1715 related events taking place in Preston.

Are you involved in the commemoration of the 1715 Jacobite Rebellion? Let us know in the comments below.

Share
Preston in pictures Green and Blue canal at PrestonThe lake at Hasla Park PrestonClouds over Haslam Park PrestonTramshed PrestonLight at the Guild Tower and Bus Station PrestonWalled Garden at Ashton Park Preston20170914-IMG_4958-EditPreston skyline from Penwortham View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.