Scotland's History Union and Jacobites The Jacobite invasion of England

The Jacobites invade England – 1745

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With Scotland firmly under their control, Charles Edward persuades his generals to advance towards London. They stop at Derby but, fearing that they are surrounded by Hanoverian armies, decide to retreat back to the Highlands. A history of Scotland: Let's Pretend.

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