Blog Posts - Bannockburn



Rewriting the Battle of Bannockburn

I am Edward II of England, facing King Robert of Scotland, played by the Chief Guide at the Bannockburn Centre. It was an interesting encounter: I led my cavalry straight into his foul calthrop trap but he was so keen to protect his king (yes, it's a...
by Living with Clans and Castles on Apr 27, 2014

He was hunted as a fugitive, sheltered by the MacDonalds to become Scotland's most famous King

A longer blog post than usual. People are interested in the story of the most famous King of Scots, Robert the Bruce. His family title was Robert V111 de Bruce. He hid out on with the West coast as a fugitive guarded by his friend Angus Og, the MacDo...

Danze D560856BN Bannockburn Single Handle 4-Port Shower Diverter with Trim, Brushed Nickel

Danze D560856BN Bannockburn Single Handle 4-Port Shower Diverter with Trim, Brushed Nickel 4-port valve services up to three shower systems 1/2-Inch combination IPS/Copper sweat ports 8 position valve channels water to one, two or all three shower sy...
by Bathroom Fixtures on Sep 11, 2011

Danze D510056BN Bannockburn Single-Handle Tub and Shower Faucet, Brushed Nickel Reviews

Danze D510056BN Bannockburn Single-Handle Tub and Shower Faucet, Brushed Nickel Ceramic pressure balance mixing valve with stops Massage showerhead All brass 6-Inch shower arm Combination 1/2-Inch copper sweat/IPS 4-port hook up Diverter on spout Thi...
by Bathroom Fixtures on Sep 9, 2011

Ex-Bannockburn trustee accused of bankruptcy fraud

Scheme used in attempt to stop foreclosure, court records sayA former Bannockburn trustee tried to save his North Shore home from foreclosure by engaging in a fraudulent bankruptcy scheme that claimed a member of the 1985 Chicago Bears as a credito...
by Chicago Fabulous Blog on Mar 4, 2011

Bid to save Scottish battlefields

An inventory has been created of Scotland's historic battlefields. The list currently features 17 sites considered to be of national importance such as Bannockburn and Culloden. More will be added as Historic Scotland seeks to protect and promote th...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 13, 2010

Robert the Bruce gave the Appin lands to the Stewarts, as a thank you for saving him

In 1307 the King of Scotland, Robert the Bruce was in hiding, here in the West Coast of Scotland. He had a close band of followers, including the High Steward of Scotland and was being looked after by his friends Angus Og, chief of the MacDonalds, an...

School Children's Visits to Scottish Battlefields Could Cause Anti-English Sentiment

The Battle of CullodenThe Scottish government is to offer school children subsidised trips to Bannockburn and Culloden, raising fears pupils will be indoctrinated with a 'narrow nationalist' view of Scots history.Historians and opposition politicians...
by Subrosa on Sep 10, 2009

A Significant Escape

On this day, 11 December, in 1282 the last native prince of Wales, Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, was killed by Edward I of England's soldiers. Edward then announced that the new Prince of Wales would be "a prince born in Wales, who did not speak a wor
by Living with Clans and Castles on Dec 11, 2008


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