Definitions

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  • n. The political movement dedicated to the restoration of the Stuart kings to the thrones of England, Scotland, later the Kingdom of Great Britain, and the Kingdom of Ireland.

Etymologies

Jacobite +‎ -ism (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It is aimed at the Whigs, who were continually using the party cries of "No Popery," "Jacobitism," and the other cognate expressions to distress their political opponents.

    The Prose Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D. - Volume 07 Historical and Political Tracts-Irish

  • "Jacobitism," to borrow the language of Dr. Cox, "at this time produced

    Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745 Volume III.

  • James Edward made only a half-hearted attempt to regain the throne after the death of Queen Anne, but "Jacobitism" from James in Latin, Jacobus would haunt the Hanoverian dynasty that succeeded her.

    Servants To Masters

  • My closet Jacobitism took shape during university history studies, probably initially as a means of provoking and shocking left-wing students and staff - what could be more reactionary than supporting the Stuarts, the bogey-men of the Whig interpretation of history?

    The King across the Water

  • It seems that the heady mixture of traditional toryism that means pre-1832, neo-Jacobitism, support for the Corn Laws and slightly militant Anglicanism has a following somewhere.

    Total Politics Top 100

  • Perhaps this is what Burke's Corner finds most compelling about Jacobitism.

    The King across the Water

  • More enduring, however, has been an admiration for the intellectual resistance offered by Jacobitism and Toryism to the post-1688 Whig regime.

    The King across the Water

  • This Anglican political theology which, at the outset of the 18th century was regarded as dangerous Jacobitism by whigs, by the end of the century was the chosen discourse to defend the Hanoverian regime against American whigs and French Jacobins.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • But Burke's Corner is happy to belong to an eccentric minority, to run the risk of accusations of Jacobitism, and commemorate the Royal Martyr who speaks of a political order flowing from allegiance and history, not abstract concepts.

    The Royal Martyr and the empty heart of modern politics

  • Highlanders into every story, as if you were going back again, velis et remis, into the old days of Jacobitism.

    The Surgeon's Daughter

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