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  • Bannockburn
    Bruce King of Scots planted his standard near this spot when the Scottish patriots under his command vanquished the army of Edward II of England at the Battle of Bannockburn

    Original URL path: http://richardhuseth.com/Scotland/historic3.htm (2016-04-29)
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  • Clava
    Scotland Next Historic Scotland Clava Inverness shire The cairns and standing stones of Clava are believed to be from a Bronze Age culture

    Original URL path: http://richardhuseth.com/Scotland/historic4.htm (2016-04-29)
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  • Culloden
    Next Historic Scotland Culloden Inverness shire Bonnie Prince Charlie and his Jacobite army were crushed on Culloden Moor on April 16 1746 by government forces led by the Duke of

    Original URL path: http://richardhuseth.com/Scotland/historic5.htm (2016-04-29)
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  • FtGeorge
    Historic Scotland Ft George Inverness shire Fort George was built in 1747 70 in response to the Jacobite Rising of 1745 It protects the seaward approach to Inverness via the

    Original URL path: http://richardhuseth.com/Scotland/historic6.htm (2016-04-29)
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  • Neptunes Staircase
    Staircase Inverness shire Neptune s Staircase north of Ft William is a series of nine locks in the Caledonian Canal The canal opened in 1847 connects Loch Ness to Loch Linnhe and provides a safer inland route through Scotland from

    Original URL path: http://richardhuseth.com/Scotland/historic9.htm (2016-04-29)
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  • Sheep
    Clearances Between 1785 and 1850 the Highlands and Islands witnessed a social and demographic upheaval in which tens of thousands of clansmen were removed from their homes and holdings to make way for large scale sheep farming Collins Encyclopedia of

    Original URL path: http://richardhuseth.com/Scotland/historic12.htm (2016-04-29)
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  • Holyrood
    of Holyroodhouse The Palace of Holyroodhouse the official residence of the British monarch in Scotland was built in 1671 8 after fire destroyed the original palace begun in 1503 by

    Original URL path: http://richardhuseth.com/Scotland/historic7.htm (2016-04-29)
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  • Scone
    Scotland Next Scone Palace Kenneth MacAlpin King of Scots brought the Stone of Destiny to Scone about 838 AD For over 400 years Scottish kings were enthroned here upon that

    Original URL path: http://richardhuseth.com/Scotland/historic11.htm (2016-04-29)
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