They left for Scotland at 5am on Thursday July 15, 1745.
Charles Edward Stuart, also known as Bonnie Prince Charlie, lands with just seven companions on the Isle of Eriskay, Scotland.
Charles set foot on the mainland at Loch nan Uamh on 25 July.
Meetings with other important clansmen were as discouraging as before. They knew the likelihood of success was negligible and that failure would spell disaster for their clans.
Anthony was a descendant of the Kilkenny branch of the Walsh Family, the son of Philip Walsh of St. Philip Walsh, baptized in Dublin in 1666, built several men-of-war for the French service.
History and songs Histoire_walsh_antilles Regiment walsh wikipedia Regiment walsh Chateau_de_Serrant Phillip_Walsh Société_d'Angola Le du Teillay Owned by Antoine Walsh (later to become Count de Serrant) a privateer out of St. The frigate Le du Teillay, armed with 18 guns, 24 swivels, and carrying a crew of 67 men, left Bon Anse, Saint-Nazaire on Friday July 3, 1745 (all dates N. S.) to sail to Belle-Île and meet l'Elisabeth (a French man-of-war of 64 guns supplied by Walter Rutledge), which did not arrive until 11am on July 13th.
Accordingly, Lord Clare, (afterwards Marshal Thomond), then a lieutenant-general in the French service, was authorised to open a negotiation with two merchants of Irish extraction, named Rutledge and Walsh, who had made some money by trading to the West Indies.
They had, since the war, been concerned in privateering; and with the view of extending their operations, had lately obtained from the French government a grant of the (le Du Teillay), both of which ships were in the course of being fitted out for a cruise in the north seas.
Accompanied by his attendants, the prince immediately landed in Eriska, and was conducted to the house of Angus Mac Donald, the tacksman, or principal tenant thereof and of the small islands adjoining.
While prolonged (unsuccessful) discussions were taking place between Charles and the influential Scots clansmen of the area, two vessels appeared making for the strait in which the continued her course during the night, and next morning cast anchor in the bay of Lochnanuagh (Loch na n Uamh), which partly divides the countries of Moidart and Arisaig.