Young Pretender

name for
STUART2 Charles Edward

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a nickname of Charles Edward Stuart (1720–88), also known as Bonny Prince Charlie. A pretender is a person who claims something, usually the right to be a king or queen, although not everyone agrees that the claim is just.

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  • Young Pretender — name for STUART2 Charles Edward …   English World dictionary

  • Young Pretender — Old Pretender and Young Pretender Respectively the son and grandson of James II as claimants to the British throne • • • Main Entry: ↑pretend …   Useful english dictionary

  • Young Pretender — Young Pre|tend|er, the another name for ↑Bonnie Prince Charlie …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Young Pretender — Young′ Pretend′er n. big Stuart 2) Charles Edward …   From formal English to slang

  • Young Pretender — Bonnie Prince Charlie (Charles Edward Louis Philip Casimir Stuart) son of the Old Pretender James Stuart …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Young Pretender. — See Stuart, Charles Edward. * * * …   Universalium

  • Young Pretender — /jʌŋ prəˈtɛndə/ (say yung pruh tenduh) noun → Stuart1 (def. 3) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Young Pretender. — See Stuart, Charles Edward …   Useful english dictionary

  • (the) Young Pretender — the Young Pretender [the Young Pretender] a ↑nickname of Charles Edward Stuart (1720–88), also known as ↑Bonny Prince Charlie. A ↑pretender is a person …   Useful english dictionary

  • Charles Edward, the Young Pretender — orig. Charles Edward Louis Philip Casimir Stuart known as Bonnie Prince Charlie born Dec. 31, 1720, Rome died Jan. 31, 1788, Rome Claimant to the British throne. He was the son of the royal pretender James Edward and grandson of the exiled James… …   Universalium

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