What was the Planned French Invasion of Britain (1708)?

Introduction The Planned French Invasion of Britain, 1708, also known as the ‘Entreprise d’Écosse’, took place during the War of the Spanish Succession. The French planned to land 5,000-6,000 soldiers in northeast Scotland to support a rising by local Jacobites that would restore James Francis Edward Stuart to the throne of Great Britain. Despite French… Read More