Category Archives: Scotland

Scotland: The Highland Clearances



Scots



History of Scotland



Viking Drinking Hall Found in Orkney Dig


The link below is to an article that looks at the discovery of a Viking drinking hall in Orkney.

For more visit:
https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2019/08/12th-century-viking-drinking-hall-found.html


First Scottish War of Independence



Last Days of Guy Fawkes



The Gunpowder Plot



Animated History of Scotland



Scotland: East Linton – Phantassie Doocot


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the Phantassie Doocot in East Linton, Scotland. This building was built for keeping doves in order to supply eggs, meat and manure.

For more visit:
http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/phantassie-doocot


Today in History: August 23


On this day in 1305, William Wallace was executed for high treason.

For more visit:
http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2013/08/this-day-in-history-august-23rd/


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