Could Lost Kingdom of Rheged have been found in Galloway?

Could Lost Kingdom of Rheged have been found in Galloway?

Archealogists think they have discovered a ‘lost dark age kingdom in Dumfries and Galloway. The sixth century Kingdom of Rheged has always been a mystery, now they believe they have found the Royal Pictish Seat of this Kingdom. The location of Rheged had previously been thought by many historians to be in Cumbria. Pictish carvings […]

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The Treasure of Norries Law.

The Treasure of Norries Law.

On The Fife coast sits the pretty village of Lower Largo. The village was the Birthplace of Alexander Selkirk, the inspiration behind the story of Robinson Crusoe and a sign in the village points to the Juan Fernandez Islands, some 7,500 miles away where Selkirk was a castaway. The history of the area goes back […]

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The Pharaoh’s daughter and Scotland

The Pharaoh’s daughter and Scotland

The story of how Scotland got it’s name is an interesting one.   Tradition has it that the legend starts back in ancient Egypt, where a pharaoh’s daughter, called Scota, and two Greek princes formed a group which was very troublesome and they were banished because traditionally, Scota and her group had a reputation everywhere […]

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