DUKE OF CUMBERLAND
? Mr and Mrs Whiteside (wife called 'Mattie')
"The 'Old Spread Eagle' situated near the site
of St. George's Church in Chapel-walks, was
later known as the "Duke of Cumberland"
(the anti-Catholic victor of the 1745 uprising.
When old Mattie Whiteside was the hostess of this
inn, being strongly of Catholic sympathies, the
caused the name of "The Duke" to be painted out.
When customers asked the reason, her husband
said, "It was Mattie's Whim."
So, until the licence was transferred, it was known as