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James Francis Edward Stewart. Picture: Royal Collection Trust.

Historic Jacobite documents go online

It is a treasure trove from one of the bloodiest chapters in Scottish history, which reveals how Jacobite generals compelled their exhausted troops to slay any deserters on the fields of Culloden, and documents the soul-searching which followed the failed uprising of 1745.

Shona Thomson is an award-winning curator/producer and founder of A Kind of Seeing,

Shona Thomson: Making the big screen big again

Proudly etched in large ­letters on the wall by the pool table in Fallin Miners Welfare Social Club a few miles east of Stirling, there is an epitaph – “I never again will go down under ground” – dedicated to the nearby Polmaise ­Colliery whose dates are just below the quote, 1904-1987.

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