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In Focus

Killiecrankie On 27 July 1689, some 4,000 government troops were ambushed and defeated by 2,500 Jacobites under the 1st Viscount Dundee at the Battle of Killiecrankie. The Pass of Killiecrankie lies between Pitlochry and Blair Atholl. A little under a mile and a half long, it is a narrow, steep sided glen that forms the most constricted part of what has throughout history been the main route between the Highlands and the Lowlands. ( More ...)

On This Day

27 July 1694: William III/II grants a Royal Charter to the Bank of England, set up by Sir William Paterson.

27 July 1681: The Reverend Donald Cargill, who in October 1680 had excommunicated the entire government, is beheaded in Edinburgh.

27 July 1790: The Forth and Clyde Canal is opened to use.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are of the harbour in the village of Anstruther in the beautiful East Neuk of Fife; and a view of Manderston, a magnificent Edwardian country house near Duns in the Scottish Borders.

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