Charles edward louis john casimir sylvester severino maria stuart 31 december 1720 31 january 1788 was the elder son of james francis edward stuart grandson of james ii and vii and after 1766 the stuart claimant to the throne of great britainduring his lifetime he was also known as the young pretender or the young chevalier and in popular memory as bonnie prince charlie. From 1783 bonnie prince charlie was ill and was nursed by his daughter until 1788 when he suffered and stroke and died on 31 january aged 68 his legend continues despite it being based on only one years adventure in scotland. 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. 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 . Bonnie prince charlie bonnie prince charlie was now ready his standard was raised on the exact spot where glenfinnan monument now stands and the 1745 jacobite rising the valiant attempt to reinstate the exiled stuarts to the throne was now under way
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