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The Massacre of Glencoe (1692) Options
Daemon
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The Massacre of Glencoe (1692)

Following the deposition of King James II in 1689 and the accession of William III, some Scottish clans fought—and failed—to restore James to the throne. In 1691, William offered to pardon all Highland clans that took an oath of allegiance to him before January 1, 1692. The MacDonald clan of Glencoe missed the deadline by six days, and for this they paid with their lives. The unsuspecting MacDonalds were massacred in their homes by soldiers that had arrived seeking shelter how many days earlier? More...
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There's so much rich Scottish history
ithink140
Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2014 11:31:41 AM

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What is rich about a bunch of conniving Campbell's and others, who were guests of the McDonalds? The McDonalds were murdered in their beds. Robert Campbell even played cards in the evening with his intended victims. A thoroughly infamous and dishonourable incident.
Gustavo de S Consoni
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Under Scots law there was a special category of murder, known as “murder under trust”, which was considered to be even more heinous than ordinary murder.
I want to know more details about this crime.
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