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Discrimination against Campbells at Clachaig Inn, Glencoe.

This evening, I am posting information on a memorial to one of the most infamous events in Scottish history.

The ostensible reason for the Massacre of Glencoe was an edict issued by King William III requiring all clan chieftains to sign an oath of allegiance by Jan 1st 1692. The MacDonald chief was 6 days late in signing the required oath.This was because he first went to North, to Fort William in error and was redirected South to Inveraray where the Sheriff received the required oath on January 6th.

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Highland Cow at Fort William, Scotland

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Fort William and embarked on a trip as follows:

First to nearby Ben Nevis Distillery to photograph Highland Cows in adjacent field.

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