Monday, 24 June, 2019

feature articles on Scottish History

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...

Clan Maclean and the Spanish Galleon of Tobermory

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

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On the Braes of Killiecrankie

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The Battle of Killiecrankie, fought on the 27th July 1689, was the first major military...

Butter Bridge in Glen Kinglas: Caulfeild’s Military Roads

butter bridge
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

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

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The Big Roman Week

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