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Browsing Posts in Glencoe

Today, we drove from Glasgow to Fort William in the Scottish Highlands taking in Luss and Loch Lomond, Rannoch Moor, Glen Etive, Glencoe and Glen Nevis.



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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Tour Group at Glencoe Visitor Centre, Scottish Highlands

Today, benefiting from dry weather and extensive sunshine, we undertook a circular tour from Glasgow. First to Luss and scenic Loch Lomond then north to Glencoe and snow-capped mountains then back to Glasgow via Argyll and Inveraray.

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