Last of the Westland Whigs

In the late 17th century, the 'Westland Whigs' were the radical descendants of earlier Covenanters who had defied the absolutist rule of Stuart kings in south west Scotland.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

The Flyting of Dunbar and Kennedy

This is an interesting exchange of verse, which gives evidence that Gaelic was spoken in Carrick (Ayrshire) around 1500.


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