Point of Departure
February 1744, A French invasion fleet left for England beating a storm by a matter of hours. With the fleet is the Stuart Pretender to the Throne of England; better known as Bonny Prince Charlie.
At the same time that the French land in southern England, a coordinated uprising begins in the Highlands of Scotland.
Both armies slowly make their ways to London which falls to the Jacobite forces, leading to a return of the House of Stuart under King Charles III.
- Ireland, England and Scotland each receive a separate legislative parliament.
- Wales is granted a certain level of autonomy
- Religious tolerance is applied (no state church or sectarian prerequisite for holding office).
- Respect of the Scottish Highland Clan System
- Elements of the Scottish Highland's dress having been adopted by other ethnicities as a sort of Jacobitic uniform. Originaly these were mostly a plain kilt in national colours (green or blue & gold for ireland, white and red for england, green, white and red for wales) but in later years, regional variants were created.
- One of the most famous Scottish regiment in the British Army is the Clan Macdonald of Clanranald. It becomes an honour guard for the King in Scotland.
- The new king of the United Kingdoms leaves the Quadruple Alliance during the War of Austrian Succession.