History Series / AHistoryOfScotland

24th Oct '15 6:39:22 PM eyebones
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* InItsHourOfNeed: William Wallace emerging as a leader of [[LaResistance the Scottish rebels]].
** Robert the Bruce when TakingUpTheMantle after Wallace.
4th Sep '15 2:15:33 AM Morgenthaler
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* FounderOfTheKingdom: Not really one particular person ([[PopularKnowledge in spite of what is commonly thought about Kenneth I]]) but Constantine II gets credit for being the first to be known as the King of Scotland.

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* FounderOfTheKingdom: Not really one particular person ([[PopularKnowledge ([[CommonKnowledge in spite of what is commonly thought about Kenneth I]]) but Constantine II gets credit for being the first to be known as the King of Scotland.
4th Sep '15 2:15:00 AM Morgenthaler
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* FounderOfTheKingdom: Not really one particular person ([[HistoryMarchesOn in spite of what is commonly thought about Kenneth I]]) but Constantine II gets credit for being the first to be known as the King of Scotland.

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* FounderOfTheKingdom: Not really one particular person ([[HistoryMarchesOn ([[PopularKnowledge in spite of what is commonly thought about Kenneth I]]) but Constantine II gets credit for being the first to be known as the King of Scotland.
4th Sep '15 2:04:59 AM Morgenthaler
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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: Discussed. Mistakes in popular perceptions of Scotland's history are often pointed out.
22nd May '15 11:24:58 AM ShinyTsukkomi
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** Henry V of England planned to use James I of Scotland, who had been an English captive since he was 12, like this to prevent the Scots fighting against him in the HundredYearsWar.

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** Henry V of England planned to use James I of Scotland, who had been an English captive since he was 12, like this to prevent the Scots fighting against him in the HundredYearsWar.UsefulNotes/TheHundredYearsWar.
8th May '15 12:08:09 PM VenomLancerHae
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* HundredYearsWar: The Scots served as TheCavalry for the French just after Agincourt.



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* TheRomanEmpire: A (mythical) battle between the invading Romans and the Caledonians forms the backdrop of the opening scenes in episode one. Their (probably unreliable) accounts also provide the only written record of ancient Scotland.

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* TheRomanEmpire: A (mythical) battle between the invading Romans and the Caledonians forms the backdrop of the opening scenes in episode one. Their (probably unreliable) accounts also provide the only written record of ancient Scotland.
RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething.
28th Apr '15 10:07:14 AM nombretomado
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--> As a partner in TheBritishEmpire, Scotland began the 20th century with an advanced economy and a world-beating heavy industry. But in the closing decades its sense of Britishness was in doubt and a Scottish Parliament sat in Edinburgh for the first time since 1707. Charting Scotland's darkest century, Neil Oliver discovers a country driven to self-determination through a series of economic crises so deep that her most striking export became her own disillusioned population.

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--> As a partner in TheBritishEmpire, UsefulNotes/TheBritishEmpire, Scotland began the 20th century with an advanced economy and a world-beating heavy industry. But in the closing decades its sense of Britishness was in doubt and a Scottish Parliament sat in Edinburgh for the first time since 1707. Charting Scotland's darkest century, Neil Oliver discovers a country driven to self-determination through a series of economic crises so deep that her most striking export became her own disillusioned population.
4th Feb '15 9:45:04 AM ryanasaurus0077
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** Thw Stuart and the [=MacDonald=] family, which came to shape Scotland's political and cultural destiny.

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** Thw The Stuart and the [=MacDonald=] family, which came to shape Scotland's political and cultural destiny.



* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: The [=MacDonald=] family, the Lords of the Isles, who had kept peace in their territory for a century.

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: The A common feature among members of the [=MacDonald=] family, the Lords of the Isles, who had kept peace in their territory for a century.
4th Feb '15 12:35:48 AM NemuruMaeNi
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Running from November 2008 to November 2009, '''A History Of Scotland''' was an ambitious documentary made by Creator/TheBBC exploring [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin the history of Scotland]]. Presented and narrated by author, broadcaster and archaeologist Neil Oliver, the series was first broadcast on BBC One Scotland and consisted of [[BritishBrevity ten]] sixty-minute episodes spread over two series.

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Running from November 2008 to November 2009, '''A History Of Scotland''' was an ambitious documentary made by Creator/TheBBC exploring [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin the history of Scotland]].Scotland. Presented and narrated by author, broadcaster and archaeologist Neil Oliver, the series was first broadcast on BBC One Scotland and consisted of [[BritishBrevity ten]] sixty-minute episodes spread over two series.



* TheAce: William, Earl of Douglas.

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* AnAesop: About the division between Highland and Lowland Scotland in Episode Four.

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* UsefulNotes/AngloSaxons
* ArchEnemy: England and Scotland are presented as being this towards each other.
** UsefulNotes/EdwardTheFirst and William Wallace.

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* UsefulNotes/AngloSaxons
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* AsLongAsThereIsOneMan: The Declaration of Arbroath.

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* {{Badass}}: William Wallace.

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* BarbarianHero: Calgacus looks like this.
* BattleTrophy / CreepySouvenir: After UsefulNotes/EdwardTheFirst's treasurer Hugh Cressingham was killed at the Battle of Stirling Bridge, William Wallace has his skin turned into a sword belt.

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%% commented out as ZeroContextExample, ExamplesAreNotArguable * BarbarianHero: Calgacus looks like this.
* BattleTrophy / CreepySouvenir: After UsefulNotes/EdwardTheFirst's treasurer Hugh Cressingham was killed at the Battle of Stirling Bridge, William Wallace has his skin turned into a sword belt.
this.



* BloodKnight: Alexander II
** UsefulNotes/EdwardTheFirst

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* CreepySouvenir: After UsefulNotes/EdwardTheFirst's treasurer Hugh Cressingham was killed at the Battle of Stirling Bridge, William Wallace has his skin turned into a sword belt.



* DealWithTheDevil
** The Ragman Rolls and John Baliol accepting UsefulNotes/EdwardTheFirst as overlord.

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* DealWithTheDevil
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DealWithTheDevil: The Ragman Rolls and John Baliol accepting UsefulNotes/EdwardTheFirst as overlord.



* EarnYourHappyEnding: Robert the Bruce, oh so much.

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* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: ''A History Of Scotland'' is the history of Scotland.



* ForTheEvulz: UsefulNotes/EdwardTheFirst's use of [[SiegeEngines the trebuchet "Warwolf"]]

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* HairTriggerTemper: James II
* HappilyAdopted: UsefulNotes/MaryOfScotland with the French royal family.

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%% commented out as ZeroContextExample * HappilyAdopted: UsefulNotes/MaryOfScotland with the French royal family.



* TheHighMiddleAges

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* UsefulNotes/TheHouseOfNormandy
* UsefulNotes/TheHouseOfPlantagenet
* UsefulNotes/TheHouseOfTudor
* UsefulNotes/TheHouseOfStuart



* HornyVikings

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* InMediasRes: "Project Britain"

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* {{Jerkass}}: James I, at best.

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* KangarooCourt: William Wallace's trial in Westminster Hall.

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* KnightFever
* KnightTemplar: Widespread during the Protestant Reformation.
* TheLateMiddleAges
* TheLancer: James Douglas to Robert the Bruce.
* LargeAndInCharge: UsefulNotes/EdwardTheFirst.

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%% commented out as ZeroContextExample * KnightTemplar: Widespread during the Protestant Reformation.
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%% commented out as ZeroContextExample * TheLancer: James Douglas to Robert the Bruce.
%% commented out as ZeroContextExample * LargeAndInCharge: UsefulNotes/EdwardTheFirst.



** UsefulNotes/MaryOfScotland to Henry VIII

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* TheLowMiddleAges: Episode One.

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* UsefulNotes/MaryOfScotland



* NobleFugitive: Robert the Bruce in hiding.
** UsefulNotes/MaryOfScotland

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* UsefulNotes/ThePope: Winning his approval was an important point in the GunboatDiplomacy of TheMiddleAges.



* ProperlyParanoid: James II and William, The Black Douglas towards each other.
* PrinceCharming: James IV.

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* RapePillageAndBurn
* RebelLeader:
** In the First War of Independence, there were [[BadassPreacher Bishops Wishart and Lamberton]], [[MemeticBadass William Wallace]], [[FolkHero Robert the Bruce]] [[AndZoidberg and Andrew Moray]].
* [[ReasonableAuthorityFigure ReasonableAuthorityFigures]]: The [=MacDonald=] family, the Lords of the Isles, who had kept peace in their territory for a century.

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* RebelLeader:
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RebelLeader: In the First War of Independence, there were [[BadassPreacher Bishops Wishart and Lamberton]], [[MemeticBadass William Wallace]], [[FolkHero Robert the Bruce]] [[AndZoidberg and Andrew Moray]].
* [[ReasonableAuthorityFigure ReasonableAuthorityFigures]]: ReasonableAuthorityFigure: The [=MacDonald=] family, the Lords of the Isles, who had kept peace in their territory for a century.



* TheRevolutionWillNotBeCivilized: Frequently.

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* RoyalBlood
* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething

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* UsefulNotes/{{Scotland}}



* TheStarscream: Giric to Aed.

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* TyrantTakesTheHelm: James I.

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* WarriorPrince: Many of them.
** Alexander II
** UsefulNotes/EdwardTheFirst
** Robert the Bruce
* WeAREStrugglingTogether: Frequently occurs.

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25th Jan '15 12:19:45 AM Adept
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* DownerBeginning: Episode one opens with the legend of Calgacus losing the Battle of Mons Graupius to the invading [[TheRomanEmpire Romans]].
* TheDreaded: [[HornyVikings The Vikings]] to [[TheDarkAges Dark Age]] Scotland.

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* DownerBeginning: Episode one opens with the legend of Calgacus losing the Battle of Mons Graupius to the invading [[TheRomanEmpire [[UsefulNotes/TheRomanEmpire Romans]].
* TheDreaded: [[HornyVikings The Vikings]] to [[TheDarkAges [[UsefulNotes/TheDarkAges Dark Age]] Scotland.



* LeftHanging: Episode Three ends with the five year old David II becoming King and England invading once again. Episode Four picks up years later, with King David having died and TheHouseOfStuart ascended to the throne.

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* LeftHanging: Episode Three ends with the five year old David II becoming King and England invading once again. Episode Four picks up years later, with King David having died and TheHouseOfStuart UsefulNotes/TheHouseOfStuart ascended to the throne.
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