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15 May

15 May 1567: Mary Queen of Scots married her third husband, James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell.

15 May 1689: Captain William Young’s 500-strong Scottish government force boarded hired boats at Largs and sailed across to Tarbert in northern Kintyre where his force disembarked. The landing took the local Jacobites by surprise and Young defeated them at Loup Hill the following day.

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