Highland Clearances


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Highland Clearances

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(Historical Terms) in Scotland, the removal, often by force, of the people from some parts of the Highlands to make way for sheep, during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Also called: the Clearances
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The modern village was planned in 1814 to resettle communities that had been removed as part of the highland clearances.
There is a by-law, I'm sure, commanding that every citizen of Scotland must visit Edinburgh castle at some point (this one is tightly bound to a "must" concerning Edinburgh Rock) and you must, also, be dragged through the streets of Glasgow in the pouring rain to learn the history of the Highland Clearances from a Gaelic speaking nationalist.
It serves as a significant resource for the focussed study of the Highland Clearances and, at the same time, an introduction to the general story of the Clearances.
We've had the Highland Clearances and now they want to clear the uplands.
Just as the Irish starved during the potato famine because they were picky eaters, the Belgrano was sunk by Argie sailors ashamed at the wrongness of their cause and Scotland's Highland Clearances were a great thing because they gave you me.
Bearing the people away; the portable Highland Clearances companion.
from Scotland in the wake of the Highland Clearances in the early 1800s, built the church in 1854.
I wonder if he has been reading about the Highland clearances in Sutherland.
This talk will examine the cultural and geographical reasons why the 1745-46 Jacobite rebellion lost heart only 200 kilometres north of London, precipitating the Highland clearances and the depopulated landscape with which we're now familiar.
The Highland Clearances have begun, and old loyalties draw him back to Shetland.
This project is a commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the Highland Clearances, which contributed to the settlement of present-day Winnipeg by Scottish settlers.

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