Thursday, 14 October, 2021


The Battle of Dunkeld

Following their victory at the battle of Killiecrankie on 27 July 1689, the Jacobites under the command of Major-General Alexander Cannon attack a Scottish government...


The Protectorate Citadel of Ayr

In 1652 following military defeat and the declaration of a Commonwealth between England and Scotland, English occupation forces began the construction of fortified posts...

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On this day in Scottish History

The Capitulation of Irvine

On 7 July 1297, following a stand-off between Scottish and English forces at Irvine, and with in-fighting amongst the Scottish leadership, the Scottish nobles,...

Treaty of Perth is signed

On 2 July 1266, the Treaty of Perth is signed between Magnus VI of Norway and Alexander III of Scotland, ending the Scottish-Norwegian War...

Battle of Drumclog

On June 1 1679, Scottish government dragoons commanded by John Graham of Claverhouse are defeated by an armed contingent of Covenanters led by Robert...

Battle of Carbisdale

On 27th April 1650, a Royalist force commanded by James Graham, Marquis of Montrose, was heavily defeated by a Scottish Covenanter army led by...