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Ewen MacPherson of Cluny, also known as "Cluny Macpherson" (11 February 1706 – 30 June 1764), was the chief of the Clan MacPherson at the time of the Jacobite Rising of 1745. He took part as a supporter of Charles Edward Stuart and after the rebellion was crushed he went into hiding and eventually escaped to France. He was the uncle of poet James Macpherson, who wrote (or translated) the Ossian poems about fallen heroes.

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