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Colonel Anne Mackintosh, Scotland's 'Beautiful Rebel' By Jean Mackintosh Goldstrom
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Lady Anne Mackintosh, 23-year old wife of Clan Mackintosh's chief, believed strongly that the Stuarts should be Scotland's kings. When Prince Charles came to claim his throne in 1743, she backed his... More > campaign. Her husband, the Chief of Clan Mackintosh, backed the English King, not the Stuart Prince. War broke out. Lady Anne raised Clan Mackintosh for the Prince -- 800 fighting men desperately needed by the Prince for his army. Any man who raised a regiment, in those days, was called "Colonel." As a result, Lady Anne became known as "Colonel Anne," to all except Prince Charles. In his native French, he called her "La Belle Rebelle," the beautiful rebel.< Less