During his lifetime he was also known as the young pretender or the young chevalier and in popular memory as bonnie prince charlie he is best remembered for his role in the 1745 rising prince charles edward stuart national galleries of scotland on youtube a song for the second jacobite rising the jacobite rebellion . Who was bonnie prince charlie one of european historys most romantic figures at the heart of a tragic tale of loyalty and devotion the young pretender led a futile quest to save the very soul of scotland. Bonnie prince charlie prince charles edward stuart aka bonnie prince charlie 1720 1788 was born and died in italy he landed in scotland on the 23rd july 1745 stepping ashore on the island of eriskay outer hebrides at the subsequently named princes beach. Charles edward stuart or bonnie prince charlie as he became known was the grandson of the deposed catholic king james ii who had fled to france from protestant william of oranges invading . The story of bonnie prince charlie and flora macdonald is regarded as one of the most romantic in scottish history flora macdonald is famously known for helping bonnie prince charlie escape from scotland after the defeat of the jacobites in the battle of culloden in 1746
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