• 500 AD to 1999, with brief explanatory notes.
  • C.M.Flett, 2004; (revised 2006).
  • Chapter 1: The Four Peoples || Chapter 2: The Making of a Kingdom || Chapter 3: The Birth of a Nation ||
    Chapter 4: The Wars for Independence, 1290-1327 || Chapter 5: The Early Stewart Kings, 1327-1513 ||
    Chapter 6: James V and Mary I || Chapter 7: Mary I, Queen of Scots || Chapter 8: Mary I in England ||
    Chapter 9: James VI to Charles II || Chapter 10: The Demise of a Dynasty || Chapter 11: 1693-1714 ||
    Chapter 12: Jacobite Rebellions, 1715, 1719, 1745 || Chapter 13: The Enlightenment & Revolutions ||
    Chapter 14: The Highland Clearances & Reform || Chapter 15: The 19th Century & the Victorian Age ||
    Chapter 16: The 20th Century, Acknowledgement & Sources || Referendum Results, 18.09.2014
  • "On the whole, I must say, I think the time we spent there was six week of the densest happiness I have met with
  • in any part of my life, and the agreeable and instructive society we found there in such plenty has left so pleasing
  • an impression on my memory that did not strong connections draw me elsewhere, I believe Scotland would be the
  • country I should choose to spend the remainder of my days in". Benjamin Franklin, 1759.
  • "This solitude, the romance and wild loveliness of every thing here, the absence of hotels and beggars, the independant
  • simple people, who all speak Gaelic here, all make beloved Scotland the proudest, finest country in the world".
  • "Our Life in the Highlands", Queen Victoria's Diary,1869
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