Elma McMenemy's Bloody Scottish History: Aberdeen (Bloody History) PDF

By Elma McMenemy

ISBN-10: 075248740X

ISBN-13: 9780752487403

Aberdeen has been inhabited for 8,000 years, because the first Hunter-Gatherers settled at the banks of the River Dee. 4,000 years later, Bronze Age peoples left their mark at the panorama through developing an enormous variety of recumbent stone circles, as soon as considered locations of sacrifice. Invaders together with Celts, Romans, and Vikings met violent, bloody resistance, and the successful Roman military left millions of Caledonian corpses for the crows following the conflict of Mons Graupius. From the slaughter of Aberdeen Castle’s English garrison (part of a electorate’ rebellion in help of Robert the Bruce) to all-out attacks at the urban through Kings, Royalists, and Nazis, no century has left the town unmarked. Plagues, wars, extended family feuds, murderers, witches, covenanters, and slavers—all have stained the silver urban pink with blood!

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