Unnamed King 2

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The "English king" against whom Quentin MacLachan Compson fights in "Appendix Compson" (326) was George II, notable here for putting an end to the Jacobite rebellions regarding succession to the British crown. Compson's homeland in Scotland, Culloden Moor, was the site of the last major Jacobite uprising. After being defeated there by George II's son, many of the Jacobites were executed or (like the first American Compson) fled the country.

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