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  • 10.30am - 3.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

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The Battle of Prestonpans, 1745

The Battle of Prestonpans, 1745
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Jacobite Risings

The Jacobites sought to restore the House of Stuart to the British throne. Staging rebellions in Scotland in 1715, 1719 and 1745, they attempted to overthrow the ruling Hanoverian Royal Family.

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Cap badge, The Queen’s Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons), c1961

The Queen's Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons)

This Scottish infantry regiment was formed in 1961. It served with the British Army until 1994, when it was amalgamated into The Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons and Camerons).

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Other ranks' cap badge, The Gordon Highlanders, c1913

The Gordon Highlanders

This infantry regiment was formed in 1881 and recruited in north-eastern Scotland. It served in several British Army campaigns until 1994, when it was merged into The Highlanders.

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Glengarry badge, 75th (Stirlingshire) Regiment of Foot, c1874

75th (Stirlingshire) Regiment of Foot

This Scottish infantry regiment was formed in 1787 and recruited in Stirlingshire. It served in several British Army campaigns until 1881, when it was merged into The Gordon Highlanders.

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Glengarry badge, 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment, c1874

92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment of Foot

This Scottish infantry regiment was formed in 1794 and recruited in Aberdeenshire. It served in several British Army campaigns until 1881, when it was merged into The Gordon Highlanders.

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Other ranks' bearskin badge, The Royal Scots Fusiliers, c1902

The Royal Scots Fusiliers

This infantry regiment was raised in 1678 and recruited in south-west Scotland. It fought in many campaigns until 1959, when it was merged into The Royal Highland Fusiliers.

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Cap badge, The Royal Highland Fusiliers (Princess Margaret's Own Glasgow and Ayrshire Regiment), 1976

The Royal Highland Fusiliers (Princess Margaret's Own Glasgow and Ayrshire Regiment)

This Scottish infantry regiment was formed in 1959. It existed until 2006, when it was merged into The Royal Regiment of Scotland.

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Cap badge, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders), c1914

The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's)

This infantry unit was formed in 1881 and recruited in western and central Scotland. It existed until 2006, when it was amalgamated into The Royal Regiment of Scotland.

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Glengarry badge, 93rd (Sutherland Highlanders), c1876

93rd (Sutherland Highlanders) Regiment of Foot

This Scottish infantry regiment was raised in 1800. It served until the 1881 Army reforms, when it was merged into Princess Louise’s (Argyll and Sutherland) Highlanders.

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Glengarry badge, 91st (Princess Louise's Argyllshire Highlanders) Regiment, c1874

91st (Princess Louise's Argyllshire Highlanders) Regiment of Foot

This Scottish infantry regiment was raised in 1794. It served until the 1881 Army reforms, when it was merged into Princess Louise’s (Argyll and Sutherland) Highlanders.

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Shako plate, 74th (Highlanders) Regiment of Foot, c1869

74th (Highland) Regiment of Foot

This Scottish infantry unit was raised in 1787. It existed until the 1881 Army reforms, when it became part of the Highland Light Infantry.

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Officers' glengarry badge, 71st (Highland) Regiment, 1874

71st (Highland) Regiment of Foot (Light Infantry)

This Scottish unit was raised in 1777. It served with the British Army until the 1881 reforms, when it became part of the Highland Light Infantry.

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Glengarry badge, 73rd (Perthshire) Regiment of Foot, c1874

73rd (Perthshire) Regiment of Foot

This Scottish infantry unit was raised in the 1780s. It served with the British Army until 1881, when it was merged into The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders).

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