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Crathes Castle Jacobites Redcoats. 2017 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.

Usually takes place in May.    2017 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.