BRINGING SCOTTISH HISTORY ALIVE!
Come with us and let us show you where you can see, touch and visit ancient Celtic and Scottish historic sites, with our enthusiastic guides, can this really be a thing of the past? All can be self drive/guided, groups and societies welcome!
www.kilmartin.org more than 350 ancient monuments within a six-mile radius of Kilmartin, Argyll: 150 of them are prehistoric. Celtic connection; DNA is inherited, but flaws develop as the genetic material is passed down through the generations. These become known as markers and the researchers have found that marker 222 on the Y (male) chromosome can be traced back to the first High King of Ireland Niall Noigiallach, who ruled 430 and 455 AD (who was so promiscuous that today 150,000 Scots, or 6 per cent of the population, are genetically-related). According to later accounts in the 11th century, Niall beat his brothers to the crown in feats of endurance, intelligence and romance.
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MAJOR SCOTTISH BATTLES asome bloody and decisive battles here in Scotland.
For so long as 100 of us remain alive, We will never in any degree be subject to the rule of the English. For it is not for glory, riches or honour that we fight. But for liberty alone. Declaration of Arbroath
History Scotland, PO. Box 28269 Edinburgh EH9 1ZH Scotland. A very good publication which I buy myself and recommend any who like Scottish history to consider buying, have it mailed out! This illustrated magazine is an essential read for anyone with an interest in Scottish history. It provides fascinating feature articles on topics from all branches and periods of Scottish history and archaeology. Above all the magazine reflects current thinking, the latest research and new discoveries by Scotlandís historians, archaeologists and museum curators.