Jacobite Gold

Jacobite Gold

The Jacobite Gold, or The Loch Arkaig Treasure   ← Rest In Peace The Jacobite Gold, The Loch Arkaig Treasure; whatever name you give it, is about a pot of gold at the end of a tartan patterned rainbow; or most likely, several pots of gold.  It is a symbol of...
Rest In Peace

Rest In Peace

rip? it's astonishing how many bones do not rest in peace. And did we even have the right coffin?   ← The Headless Man Speaks Again Jacobite Gold → If there’s one thing this whole History Hit – Royal Society – Professor Sue Black investigation into the...
The Headless Man Speaks Again

The Headless Man Speaks Again

the headless man speaks again, Lovat story takes a twist ← The Best King We Never Had Rest In Peace → Well, I’ve just heard something off the charts. It can’t be true but I have to pass it on. To set the scene, I was walking the dog on a stunning day. The...
Patriot Games

Patriot Games

Patriot Games - sir simon fraser of neidpath "simon the patriot", william wallace and robert the bruce ← 1000 Years of History The Best King We Never Had → Sir Simon Fraser of Neidpath, can be thought of as the founding father of the Lovat Frasers....
1000 Years of History

1000 Years of History

clan fraser of lovat - 1000 years of history ← What Are Princes For? Patriot Games → What follows is an enormously long post – so I’d better explain what it’s for. There is such a huge revival in the interest in Highland history – in the clans, and in clan...
Imagine The 45 Succeeded

Imagine The 45 Succeeded

Imagine the ’45 succeeded… that’s what we’ll do at Wigtown book Festival Saturday 23 Sept, 2017   ← Outlander Facts and Fiction What Are Princes For? → What might a Jacobite victory have meant for the cause of Scottish Nationalism? Millions have watched the...

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