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Wednesday, 13 February 2008

Scottish Tartan History

Scottish Tartan History. Of all the symbols associated with Scotland, tartan is undoubtedly the most evocative. When the Hanoverian government in Britain banned the wearing of Highland dress in 1746, after the 1745 Jacobite Rising, it was not just a bid to ban a superb campaigning garment, it was also a direct attempt to deal a mortal blow to a people's morale.

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