Monday, February 18, 2019


The Siege of Blair Castle

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On the 17th March 1746, a Jacobite force under the command of Lord George Murray...

Effects of Multiple Monarchy on Scotland in the 17th Century

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The ascension to the English throne of James VI, King of Scots in 1603 was...

Battle of Glen Trool

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In April 1307, Robert the Bruce won a small but important victory at the Battle...

Spanish Gold in Tobermory Bay?

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Following their defeat at the hands of the English navy in the summer of 1588,...

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Caulfeild’s Military Roads: Butter Bridge

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Butter Bridge stands in the shadow of Beinn Ime and crosses the gently flowing...

Bochastle Roman Fort

The Roman fort at Bochastle, just outside Callander, is situated on the south bank of...

Soldier’s Leap in the Pass of Killiecrankie

In the evening of the 27th July 1689, Donald McBane, a Scottish government soldier fleeing...

Crossraguel Abbey in Ayrshire

Crossraguel Abbey sits about 2 miles south-west of the small town of Maybole, surrounded by...

Lochranza Castle

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The ruins of Lochranza castle stand on the shores of Loch Ranza at the north...

On this day in Scottish History

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The Rout of Moy

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The Massacre of Glencoe


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The Big Roman Week

Family Fun at Big Roman Week Festival this SeptemberThe Big Roman Week will deliver heritage events right across the Falkirk Council area – at...

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Robert the Bruce's Victory in Glen Trool

In April 1307, Robert the Bruce won a small but important victory at the Battle of Glen Trool on the shores of Loch Trool

The Glencoe Massacre of 1692

In the early hours of the 13th February 1692, 120 Scots Army soldiers carry out the Massacre of Glencoe

Fight for a Throne: The Jacobite ’45 Reconsidered

Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobite Rising of 1745