Highland clans by Leslie Gilbert Pine

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Published by Charles E. Tuttle in Tokyo, Rutland, Vt .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Clans.,
  • Highlands (Scotland) -- History.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementby L. G. Pine.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA880.H6 P56
The Physical Object
Pagination198 p.
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14713832M

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The clans were distinguished by the badges in their bonnets. The MacDonalds wore a sprig of heather, the Grants fir, and the Macintoshes wore holly.

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For nearly 60 years the clans of Highland Scotland proved to be an almost constant thorn in the side of a series of British monarchs. Fiercely independent, the clans comprised an agricultural peasantry dominated by a warrior aristocracy.

They held most forms of authority in contempt and did not submit to London meekly. Their first loyalty was to the exiled house of Stuart and in a series of.

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