The Massacre of Glencoe
on February 13 1692, continues to hold an important place in Scotland's national psyche.
| February 13 IT WAS in the early hours of this morning in 1692 that the shocking "Massacre of Glencoe
" took place.
The area didn't have much link with Mary, but it was the location of the Massacre of Glencoe
. If that rings any bells it's because it became the inspiration for Game of Thrones' Red Wedding.
The valley has an angry--and tragic--history of its own: the Massacre of Glencoe
. On one foul, blizzardy night in 1692, a highland clan, the Campbells, betrayed another, the MacDonalds, and murdered them while they slept.
MOUNTAIN MEN Bonds were killed at the massacre of Glencoe
, left, and parts of Skyfall were filmed there, centre.
In 1692 it was the scene of a mass slaughter of Scots by English soldiers at the Massacre of Glencoe
As well as these pics from the museum's Haig Collection, others released include the order for the Massacre of Glencoe
and the last letter of Mary, Queen of Scots.
Corrag by Susan Fletcher, a historical novel set around the massacre of Glencoe
. Her descriptions of the natural world are stunning.
But, on Saturday, the massacre of Glencoe
will be retold in Liverpool as entertainment.
In Scotland, the famous Massacre of Glencoe
took place in 1692.
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The Corries' version of Massacre of Glencoe
was my next choice, bearing proud memories of my Anglo-Scots heritage from a time before Alex Salmond's Braveheart breast-beating threatened the Union with division and Scotland with derision.