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12 May

12 May 563: Columba and twelve companions land on the island of Iona, where they would establish a monastery. The island of Iona is said to have been granted to Columba by King Conall of Dál Riata.

12 May 1746: Alexander Macdonald of Glencoe’s Regiment surrendered their arms to Major-General John Campbell of Mamore at his camp in Appin. Mamore allowed the common men to return home but detained the gentlemen of the regiment.

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