The duke of Wharton's reasons for going into exile as a Jacobite,
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Wharton was appointed Jacobite ambassador to the Holy Roman Empire in 1725. King James in this instance is James Stewart, the 'Old Pretender' (d. 1766), who considered himself to be James III.
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'His Grace the Duke of W[harton]’s reasons for leaving his native country and espousing the cause of his Royal Majesty king James, in a letter to his friends in Great Britain and Ireland', .
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Formerly XV 15.
Preferred citation: M1/16.
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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales