History of Scotland
by Margaret Macarthur
Publisher: Henry Holt & Co. 1874
Number of pages: 236
Covering the History of Scotland in a concise and efficient manner, from the Gaelic Period through to the Reformation. The northern part of Great Britain is now called Scotland, but it was not called so till the Scots, a Celtic people, came over from Ireland and gave their name to it...
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