Jacobite heroine

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Flora MacDonald

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Born 1722, died 4 March 1790

Flora MacDonald was born in Milton, South Uist, the daughter of Marion MacDonald, a minister’s daughter, and Ranald MacDonald of Milton, a tacksman. The family had high social standing and lived in finely furnished homes. Her father died around 1724 and her mother remarried four years later.

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Detail from the Great Tapestry of Scotland
Detail from the Great Tapestry of Scotland
Sources
The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women
Based on an entry by Evelyn Laidlaw
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