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Lady Nithsdale and the Jacobites

Flora Maxwell-Stuart

Lady Nithsdale and the Jacobites

by Flora Maxwell-Stuart

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Published by Traquair House in Innerleithen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nithsdale, Winifred Maxwell, -- Countess of, -- 1672-1749.,
  • Nithsdale, William Maxwell, -- Earl of, -- 1676-1743.,
  • Jacobites.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography and index.

    StatementFlora Maxwell Stuart.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA814.N57 M28 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination180 p. :
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20109321M
    ISBN 100950442410
    OCLC/WorldCa33406125

    Buy Winifred, Countess of Nithsdale: A Tale of the Jacobite Wars by Lady Barbarina Dacre online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 5 editions - starting at $ Shop now. William Maxwell, 5th Earl of Nithsdale ( – 2 March ), was a Scottish Catholic nobleman who took part in the Jacobite rising of He was attainted with his titles forfeited. However, Lord Nithsdale made a celebrated escape from the Tower of London by changing clothes with his wife's maid the day before he was due to be executed. The lordship of Herries of Terregles was later.

      Telling her husband to walk in front, in case the guards noticed his masculine stride, Lady Nithsdale returned to the cell, picked up Mrs Mills and said farewell to her now departed husband. After a few days living near the Tower, Lady Nithsdale hitched her man a lift in the coach of the Venetian Ambassador, where he posed as a footman. Get this from a library! Winifred, countess of Nithsdale, a tale of the Jacobite wars,. [Arabella Jane Sullivan].

    LORD NITHSDALE'S ESCAPE. The first of the great Jacobite rebellions, that of , was grossly mismanaged from the start. The invasion of England by the Scottish Catholic lords and the Northumbrian Jacobite s came to a dismal close at Preston, and the Tower of London was soon full of exalted personages—the English Earl of Derwentwater, who was a grandson of Charles II., and the Scottish. During the early eighteenth century Winifred Maxwell, Countess of Nithsdale, wrote family letters about business and relationships. She is remembered for the letter to her sister which tells, with a historian's narrative flair and command of detail, how when her husband (a Jacobite) was condemned to death for treason, she planned and carried through the daring coup of smuggling him out of prison.


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Winifred Maxwell, Countess of Nithsdale (née Lady Winifred Herbert; c. –), is best known for arranging the daring escape of her husband from the Tower of London in Her father was the 1st Marquess of Powis, and on 2 March she married the 5th Earl of Nithsdale, a Catholic couple had met at the French court, where Lady Winifred's father was in exile, while.

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This historical novel is the fictionalised account of the life of Winifred, Countess of Nithsdale ( - ). Brought up as a Jacobite in the turmoil of late 17th century politics, Winifred spends her young, adult years within the glittering, exiled court of James II in France/5(11).

Many Catholic Scots were fiercely against interference from the English Protestants, and remained loyal to James. Charles Stuart, the 4 th Earl of Traquair, was a staunch Catholic, and became one of James’s band of supporters known as the Jacobites, who worked secretly to restore the Stuarts to the throne.The Jacobite’s Wifeis a fictionalised account of the life of Winifred, Countess of Nithsdale from the ‘Glorious Revolution’ of to the aftermath of the Jacobite uprising of Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Lady Nithsdale and the Jacobites at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.