- A supporter of the Stuart claim to the British throne, especially during the 17th and 18th centuries.
- A person who advocates for the restoration of the Stuart monarchy in Britain.
From the latin form of the name 'james', derived from the hebrew name 'yaakov'. the term 'jacobite' originally referred to supporters of james ii of england and vii of scotland, and later came to refer to supporters of the stuart claim to the british throne.
- The jacobite rebellion of 1715 was led by supporters of the Stuart claim to the throne.
- The jacobites were a small but determined group of royalists who sought to restore the monarchy.
- The jacobite cause was defeated at the Battle of Culloden in 1746.
- The jacobite sympathizer was arrested for plotting against the government.
- The jacobite uprising of 1745 was the last attempt to restore the Stuart monarchy in Britain.