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Crathes Castle Jacobites Redcoats. 2016 date unknown

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Crathes Castle Jacobites Redcoats Re-Enactment

Crathes Castle Jacobites  Redcoats Re-enactments. Set in 1745 when Bonnie Prince Charlie has raised his Standard and intends to seize the throne.      Free event  suitable for all the family.

2015  date was 2nd-3rd May.    2016 date unknown

The ’45 comes back to life. See the British Army on patrol, and watch Jacobites  block their path.

Redcoats attack Crathes Castle with a cannon (Bill Bagshaw/M. Williams)

Jacobites lie in ambush for the Redcoats . Using real reproduction muskets a shooting match results between both sides. The Jacobites would have used either captured British Army muskets or French muskets.