Scottish History: A Captivating Guide to the History of Scotland
Author: Captivating History
Number Of Pages: 100
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Release Date: 16-10-2018
Details: Did you know that the Scots never won a battle when they were favorites?
A sense of poetic irony registers when one learns that Scotland has never won a major military battle when the odds were in their favor. In 1513, the largest Scottish army to ever invade England was defeated by a significantly smaller English army at Flodden Field. In only two hours, the Scots lost ten thousand men. History repeated itself in 1542, when a Scottish army of 15,000 men was defeated by only 3,000 English soldiers. Despite their much smaller numbers, the English managed to take 1,200 Scottish men as prisoners. This humiliating defeat eventually contributed to the demise of King James V.
This new captivating history book takes you on a remarkable journey from the earliest extensive historical record of Scotland through the long struggle toward nationhood, all the way to Postwar Scotland.
In Scottish History: A Captivating Guide to the History of Scotland, you will discover topics such as
- Medieval Strife
- The Emergence of the Scottish Nation-State
- The Golden Age
- The Wars of Independence
- The Black Death
- Mary, Queen of Scots: “The Daughter of Debate”
- The King of Great Britain
- The Union and The Scottish Enlightenment
- The Industrial Revolution
- Scottish Feminism
- The Loch Ness Monster
- And much, much more!
Package Dimensions: 9.0 x 6.0 x 0.2 inches