Jacobite

Jacobite may refer to:

  • In ancient days, the term was used for the followers of faith propounded by a 6th century Bishop Jacob Baradaeus.
  • In Modern days, the following churches are called Jacobite Church:
    • Syriac Orthodox Church
      • Jacobite Syrian Christian Church
      • Indian (Malankara) Orthodox Church
      • Malabar Independent Syrian Church
  • Syrian Jacobites
  • Jacobite, a follower of Jacobitism, the political movement dedicated to the return of the Stuart kings to the thrones of England, Scotland and Ireland.
  • Jacobite Risings, a series of uprisings, rebellions, and wars in the British Isles occurring between 1688 and 1746
  • Jacobite (dissenter), follower of Reverend Henry Jacob (1563–1624)
  • One of the tribes in the Book of Mormon
  • Jacobites (band), a British band featuring Nikki Sudden, Dave Kusworth and Epic Soundtracks
  • The Jacobite (steam train), a train in Scotland

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