From The National: IT was in this week in 1706 that the Scottish Parliament formally began to debate the proposed Act of Union with England. I have written before about…
Monday, 15 June 2020 14:18

How Scotland Lost Her Parliament (1891)

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Source - https://randomscottishhistory.com/2020/06/15/chapter-vii-pp-58-73/ Chapter VII., pp.58-73. The state of the Highlands after 1745 – The lands of the people confiscated – Sheep farms bring about first clearances – Example of tyranny…
Monday, 23 April 2018 07:43

Sorrow and the Shame

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I just had to share this article from https://grousebeater.wordpress.com I certainily didn't learn any of this at school. Did you? ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- If clearing people from their land by force is not…
Sunday, 29 October 2017 12:43

The Bernera Riot 1874

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I found this article on Facebook by Robert McAngus The Bernera Riot occurred in 1874, on the island of Great Bernera, in Scotland in response to the Highland Clearances. The…
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