Scottish History Videos

Here are a range of videos relating to key dates in Scottish history. The videos were produced around the theme of This Day in Scottish History, but there are scientists, monarchs, extra ordinary men from Scotland’s past and women from Scotland’s past.

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James IV of Scotland: The Marriage of the Thistle and Rose

Bruce Fummey tells one of the tales from Scotlands History that led to the Treaty of Perpetual Peace and ultimately to the United kingdom. But the road to the marriage of the thistle and rose was more thorny than some might realise.

Key Dates in Scottish history: The Gowrie Conspiracy. The day UK nearly didn't happen

Bruce Fummey tells of James VI of Scotland and one of the most sordid tales from Scotlands history. It's not only a key date in British history, but has implications for Scottish American history.

Scottish History Day Out: Inverness from Edinburgh on The Jacobite Road

Bruce Fummey tells Tales from Scotland's History and gives some tips for a history road trip to the Highlands with some Jacobite clan tales. Let's go on a Scottish history tour!

The Battle of Killiecrankie and Bonnie Dundee: Jacobite Rebellion or Counter Revolution

Bruce Fummey explains the events in the first 'Jacobite rebellion' leading up to The Battle of Killiecrankie and two great songs that followed. Links below to The Corries versions of Bonnie Dundee and Killicrankie.

King William the Lion and Scotland Lost: Part 2

Bruce Fummey helps you learn scottish history, as he tells the tale of King William of Scotland, one of the key dates in Scottish history and the events leading up to The Treaty of Falaise.

SCOTTISH AMERICAN HISTORY: John Paul Jones, Hero or Pirate?

Bruce Fummey tells of a young lad born in Kirkcudbrightshire who became a national hero, or a depending on your nationality. We visit the house and the history of John Paul Jones.

King William the Lion and Scotland Lost: Part 1

Bruce Fummey helps you learn scottish history, as he tells the tale of King William of Scotland, one of the key dates in Scottish history and the events leading up to The Treaty of Falaise.

Robert the Bruce Story: The Birth of Robert the Bruce

Bruce Bruce Fummey tells an intriguing tale from one of the key dates in Scottish history and the intrigues of the parents of Robert the seventh Bruce

Story of Robert the Bruce: Patriot or no? The Nobles Revolt

From The Wallace Monument in Stirling, Scottish history tour guide Bruce Fummey looks at the behaviour of Robert the Bruce leading up to The Noble's Revolt and Battle of Stirling Bridge 1297.

SCOTTISH AMERICAN HISTORY: Scots and the American Civil War

Bruce Fummey takes you to an unique monument to commemorate Scots who fought in the American Civil War

They Even Took our Kilts: What Happened After Culloden

In They Even Took our Kilts: What Happened After Culloden Scottish history tour guide, Bruce Fummey talks about The Act of Proscription, which was part of the post Culloden crackdown in The Highlands. It wasn't only weapons and kilts that were taken

Whatever Happened to Flora MacDonald?: Women from Scotlands Past

Bruce Fummey tells the tale of Flora Macdonald after she had helped Bonnie Prince Charlie escape to France. Flora MacDonald must be one of the best known women from Scotlands past, yet most of us only know about one night of her life.

King James IV of Scotland:Men From Scotland's Past and Tales from Scotland's History

Bruce Fummey goes to Stirling Castle and Linlithgow Palace to give an introduction to James IV of Scotland, his birth, youth and how he came to the throne. In terms of Men from Scotland's past he is one of the most influential, though easily forgotte

Robert the Bruce Story: The Battle of Methven

Bruce Fummey tells one of the Tales from Scotlands History and includes one of the men from Scotlands past that's often forgotten. The Battle of Methven

Highland Clearlances, Henry Dundas and the Scottish Slave Trade

Bruce Fummey links three of the tales from Scotlands History that are too often obscured. At the time of a discussion of Black Lives Matter. The debate about racial justice has often focused on controversial statues

James Clerk Maxwell

Bruce Fummey talks about the greatest Scottish scientist as he takes a walk round the James Clerk Maxwell route in Edinburgh

The Jacobite Rebellion.. Or was it? Birth of James VIII

Bruce Fummey explains the connection between a royal baby, the Jacobite rebellion, The Union between Scotland and England, Orangemen and Kate Middleton

Death of Robert the Bruce: This day in Scottish History. Scotlands Outlaw King

Bruce Fummey commemorates the death of one of the great men from Scotlands past: our warrior king Robert the Bruce. He traces the last journey of Scotlands outlaw king from his home, to his resting place at Dunfermline Abbey.

THE KINGS BIRTHDAY RIOTS: Learn About Riots from Scottish History

Learn About Riots from Scottish History, Scottish history tour guides Bruce Fummey tells one of the tales from Scotlands History which has echos in today's world.

CARDINAL BEATON'S DEATH: The Scottish Reformation and St Andrews History

Bruce Fummey relates one of the key events leading to the Scottish reformation in his own innimitable style. Tales from Scotlands History told with a twist. Don't worry all the information's there to learn about Scottish history and smile as well

  
James IV of Scotland: The Marriage of the Thistle and Rose Key Dates in Scottish history: The Gowrie Conspiracy. The day UK nearly didn't happen Scottish History Day Out: Inverness from Edinburgh on The Jacobite Road The Battle of Killiecrankie and Bonnie Dundee: Jacobite Rebellion or Counter Revolution King William the Lion and Scotland Lost: Part 2 SCOTTISH AMERICAN HISTORY: John Paul Jones, Hero or Pirate? King William the Lion and Scotland Lost: Part 1 Robert the Bruce Story: The Birth of Robert the Bruce Story of Robert the Bruce: Patriot or no? The Nobles Revolt SCOTTISH AMERICAN HISTORY: Scots and the American Civil War They Even Took our Kilts: What Happened After Culloden Whatever Happened to Flora MacDonald?: Women from Scotlands Past King James IV of Scotland:Men From Scotland's Past and Tales from Scotland's History Robert the Bruce Story: The Battle of Methven Highland Clearlances, Henry Dundas and the Scottish Slave Trade James Clerk Maxwell The Jacobite Rebellion.. Or was it? Birth of James VIII Death of Robert the Bruce: This day in Scottish History. Scotlands Outlaw King THE KINGS BIRTHDAY RIOTS: Learn About Riots from Scottish History CARDINAL BEATON'S DEATH: The Scottish Reformation and St Andrews History DUNOTTAR CASTLE, EDINBURGH CASTLE AND THE HONOURS OF SCOTLAND: key date in scottish history KING DAVID I OF SCOTLAND: Scotlands Kings and Queens who made Scotland THE PORTEOUS RIOTS: Tales fom Scotlands history - 14 April - Grassmarket Edinburgh Scottish Independence Questions:: Robert Bruce the Contender The Seige of Berwick: key dates in scottish history - 30th March Scottish Independence and The Stone of Destiny: tales from Scotlands history The Free Church of Scotland and the Founding of Dunedin, New Zealand Women From Scotland's Past - Ethel MacDonald: Key Dates in Scottish History - 24th February King James I of Scotland: 21 Feb The Glencoe Massacre: Tales From Scotland's History - This Day in Scottish History -13th February Robert the Bruce Story: Kings that changed Scotland forever. The murder of John Comyn - 10th Feb Why was Perth Named? Who Named Perth? What are the similarities between Perth Scotland and Australia The Act of Union, but which one?: Scottish independence questions Alexander Selkirk, Who was the real Robinson Crusoe: and Daniel Defoe in Scotland Tales from Scotlands History: Helen Gloag The unexpected empress The Negative Confession of Faith: The Scottish Reformation and James VI of Scotland The History of Newspapers in Scotland: The Glasgow Herald The One O'Clock Gun: Some Scottish Humour and History The Scottish Enlightenment and Robert Burns Celebration - This day in Scottish History: 25th January The Murder of Mary Queen of Scots Brother: A tale from Scotland's past Great Scottish Aviator: Captain Eric Winkle Brown born 21st Jan David II Of Scotland, Edward Balliol and the Battle of Dupplin Moor
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