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Scotland: Defending the Nation

Scotland: Defending the Nation

Book Description:Scotland has had a uniquely important military history over the last five centuries. Conflict with England in the 16th century, Jacobite rebellions in...
Roman Scotland

Septimius Severus in Scotland: The Northern Campaigns of the First Hammer...

Book Description:Since 1975 much new archaeological evidence has come to light to illuminate the immense undertaking of Septimius Severus campaigns in Scotland, allowing for...

Bludie Harlaw: Realities, Myths, Ballads

In the summer of 1411, the ageing Donald of Islay, Lord of the Isles, invaded mainland Scotland with a huge, battle-hardened army, only to...

Alexander II: King of Scots 1214-1249

Book Description:By equal measure state-builder and political unifier and ruthless opportunist and bloody-handed aggressor, Alexander II has been praised or vilified by past historians...

Alba: Celtic Scotland in the Medieval Era

Book Description:It is the first such volume to scrutinise in detail the history of the Highlands and Islands incorporating the most up-to-date research. It...

Scotland’s Second War of Independence, 1332-1357

The Second Scottish War of Independence began in 1332, only four years after the previous conflict had ended. Fought once more for the continued...

Fight for a Throne: The Jacobite ’45 Reconsidered

Book Description:The bid of Bonnie Prince Charlie and his Jacobites for the throne of Britain has never lost its grip on the popular imagination....

Mary Queen of Scots’ Downfall: The Life and Murder of Henry,...

In the early hours of 10 February 1567, a large explosion ripped through the Old Provost’s lodgings at Kirk o’ Field, Edinburgh, where Mary...
Scotland and the British Army

Scotland and the British Army, 1700-1750

The wholesale assimilation of Scots into the British Army is largely associated with the recruitment of Highlanders during and after the Seven Years War....

Columba

Book Description:Who was Saint Columba? How did this Irish aristocrat become the most important figure in early Scottish Christianity?In seeking answers to these questions...