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Site of fort at Fort William, Scottish Highlands.

This evening, I am posting information on the former British military fort at Fort William, Scotland. A chronological summary is as follows:

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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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Rannoch Moor with surrounding mountains in winter

This evening, I am posting information on Rannoch Moor in the Scottish Highlands.

A moor is a word used in Britain to describe a relatively high elevation of landform which is usually inherently wet and/or otherwise unsuitable for agriculture or settlement.

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