Butcher Cumberland


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In an age that featured Butcher Cumberland, Queen Caroline Matilda, George IV, Queen Caroline of Brunswick, Mrs.
When in 1745, the Duke of Cumberland (Butcher Cumberland) billeted his troopsnearby en route to tackle Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites, The Swan provided some of the rations, later putting in a bill for, among other things "pigs eares and feet".
When Dr Johnson first clapped eyes on the Highlands it was just a few years after the Butcher Cumberland and his Redcoats had cleared the clansmen from their glens.
"Billy Flanders," "Butcher Cumberland," "the Bloody Butcher." British prince and general.
Still, if you can't beat 'em, join 'em, and before too long kilted casualties were falling in the street in numbers which haven't been seen since Butcher Cumberland picked up an away win at Culloden Moor 260 years ago.