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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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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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Highland Cattle in Glen Nevis, Scotland

This morning, We departed our lodgings in Edinburgh and drove north to Stirling passing the Kelpies sculpture en-route.

At Stirling, we spent over one hour visiting all key aspects of the famous castle including Royal Apartments, Great Hall, Military Museum,  Chapel Royal, Kitchens and Tapestry Studio.

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