Tuesday, March 26, 2019

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The Siege of Blair Castle

siege of blair castle
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

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

Battle of Glen Trool

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

Spanish Gold in Tobermory Bay?

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

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Butter Bridge: Caulfeild’s Military Roads

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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...

Battle of Sheriffmuir

Battle of Sheriffmuir
On the 13th November 1715, a Government army commanded by John Campbell, Duke of Argyll,...

Soldier’s Leap in the Pass of Killiecrankie

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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...

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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...