History of Scotland

History of Scotland

Neil Oliver


Scotland's heritage has been badly served through the years. outlined by way of its dating to England, Scotland's well known heritage is stuffed with near-mythical figures and tragic occasions, her prior plagued by defeat, failure and thwarted ambition. The martyrdom of William Wallace, the tragedy of Mary Queen of Scots and the forlorn reason behind Bonnie Prince Charlie all provide the effect of 'poor' Scotland; a sufferer of misfortune, resulting in the country's inevitable submission to the Auld Enemy. After the Union in 1707, Scotland's expanding reliance on England culminated in a hindrance of self assurance and id that tortures the rustic to at the present time. yet how exact is that this model of occasions? utilizing the very most up-to-date in old study and by means of putting Scotland's tale within the wider context of British, ecu and international historical past, a number of the myths that pervade the previous should be exploded to bare a Scotland which cast its personal future, usually with luck.

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