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Jacobite rising

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  1. The uprisings were aimed at returning James VII of Scotland and II of England, and later his descendants of the House of Stuart, to the throne after he was deposed by Parliament during the Glorious Revolution

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  2. were a series of uprisings, rebellions, and wars in the kingdoms of England, Kingdom of Scotland (later the United Kingdom of Great Britain), and Ireland occurring between 1688 and 1746

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  3. The series of conflicts takes its name from Jacobus, the Latin form of James

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  4. The major Jacobite Risings were called the Jacobite Rebellions by the ruling governments

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  5. The "First Jacobite Rebellion" and "Second Jacobite Rebellion" were known respectively as "The Fifteen" and "The Forty-Five", after the years in which they occurred (1715 and 1745)

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