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Argyll

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Argyll (archaically Argyle, Earra-Ghàidheal in modern Gaelic), sometimes anglicised as Argyllshire, is a historic county and registration county of western Scotland. [1]

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Appin

Appin (An Apainn) is a remote coastal district of the Scottish West Highlands bounded to the west by Loch Linnhe, to the south by Loch Creran, to the east by the districts of Benderloch and Lorne, and to the north by Loch Leven.

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Applecross

The Applecross peninsula (A' Chomraich, 'The Sanctuary') is a peninsula in Wester Ross, Highland, on the north west coast of Scotland.

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Archaism

In language, an archaism (from the ἀρχαϊκός, archaïkós, 'old-fashioned, antiquated', ultimately ἀρχαῖος, archaîos, 'from the beginning, ancient') is the use of a form of speech or writing that is no longer current or that is current only within a few special contexts.

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Archibald Campbell, 9th Earl of Argyll

Archibald Campbell, 9th Earl of Argyll (26 February 1629 – 30 June 1685) was a Scottish peer and soldier.

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Ardchattan and Muckairn

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Ardgour

Ardgour (meaning Height of the goats) is an area of the Scottish Highlands on the western shore of Loch Linnhe.

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Ardnamurchan

Ardnamurchan (Àird nam Murchan: headland of the great seas) is a peninsula in the ward management area of Lochaber, Highland, Scotland, noted for being very unspoilt and undisturbed.

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Ardrishaig

Ardrishaig (Rubha Àird Driseig) is a lochside village at the southern (eastern) entrance to the Crinan Canal in Argyll and Bute in the west of Scotland.

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Argyle (pattern)

An argyle (occasionally argyll) pattern is made of diamonds or lozenges.

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Argyll and Bute

Argyll and Bute (Earra-Ghàidheal agus Bòd) is both one of 32 unitary authority council areas and a lieutenancy area in Scotland.

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Argyll and Bute (UK Parliament constituency)

Argyll and Bute is a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Argyllshire (UK Parliament constituency)

Argyllshire was a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of Great Britain from 1708 to 1800 and of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 until 1983.

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Ayrshire

Ayrshire (Siorrachd Inbhir Àir) is an historic county and registration county in south-west Scotland, located on the shores of the Firth of Clyde.

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Ballachulish

The village of Ballachulish (or, from Scottish Gaelic Baile a' Chaolais) in Lochaber, Highland, Scotland, is centred on former slate quarries.

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Barons in Scotland

In Scotland, a Baron is the head of a "feudal" barony (also known as prescriptive barony).

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Caledonians

The Caledonians (Caledones or Caledonii; Καληδώνες, Kalēdōnes) or the Caledonian Confederacy were a Brittonic-speaking (Celtic) tribal confederacy in what is now Scotland during the Iron Age and Roman eras.

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Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.

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Cameron (surname)

Cameron is a Scottish surname and thus somewhat common throughout the English-speaking world.

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Campbell (surname)

Campbell is primarily a Scottish surname of Gaelic origins.

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Campbeltown

Campbeltown; (Ceann Loch Chille Chiarain or Ceann Locha) is a town and former royal burgh in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

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Canna, Scotland

Canna (Canaigh; Eilean Chanaigh) is the westernmost of the Small Isles archipelago, in the Scottish Inner Hebrides.

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Cara Island

Cara Island (Cara) is a small island which is located off the west coast of Kintyre in Scotland.

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Charles II of England

Charles II (29 May 1630 – 6 February 1685) was king of England, Scotland and Ireland.

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Civil disobedience

Civil disobedience is the active, professed refusal of a citizen to obey certain laws, demands, orders or commands of a government or occupying international power.

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Clan Campbell

Clan Campbell (Na Caimbeulaich) is a Highland Scottish clan.

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Clan Gregor

Clan Gregor or Clan MacGregorWay, George and Squire, Romily.

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Clan Lamont

Clan Lamont (Clann Laomainn) is a Highland Scottish clan.

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Clan MacDougall

Clan MacDougall is a Highland Scottish clan.

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Clan Maclachlan

Clan Maclachlan (Clann Lachlainn), also known as Clan Lachlan and Clann Lachlainn, is a Highland Scottish clan that historically centred on the lands of Strathlachlan on Loch Fyne, Argyll on the west coast of Scotland.

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Clan Maclean

Clan MacLean (Scottish Gaelic: Clann MhicIllEathain) is a Highland Scottish clan.

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Clan Malcolm

The Clan Malcolm, also known as the Clan MacCallum, is a Highland Scottish clan.

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Clan McCorquodale

Clan McCorquodale is a Scottish clan, recognised by the Lord Lyon King of Arms, though without a chief so recognised.

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Coll

Coll (Cola)Mac an Tàilleir (2003) p. 31 is an island located west of Mull in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.

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Colonsay

Colonsay (Colbhasa) is an island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, located north of Islay and south of Mull.

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Command paper

A command paper is a document issued by the British government and presented to Parliament.

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Commissioner (Scottish Parliament)

A Commissioner was a legislator appointed or elected to represent a royal burgh or shire in the pre-Union Scottish Parliament and the associated Convention of the Estates.

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Conventicle

A conventicle is a small, unofficial and unofficiated religious meeting of laypeople.

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County

A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes,Chambers Dictionary, L. Brookes (ed.), 2005, Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd, Edinburgh in certain modern nations.

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County of Bute

The County of Bute (Siorrachd Bhòid), also known as Buteshire, is a historic county and registration county of Scotland.

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Craignish

Craignish (Scottish Gaelic, Creiginis) is a peninsula in Argyll, on the west coast of Scotland.

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Dalavich

Dalavich (Dail Abhaich) is a village in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

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David II of Scotland

David II (Medieval Gaelic: Daibhidh a Briuis, Modern Gaelic: Dàibhidh Bruis; Norman French: Dauid de Brus, Early Scots: Dauid Brus; 5 March 132422 February 1371) was King of Scots for over 41 years, from 1329 until his death in 1371.

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Dál Riata

Dál Riata or Dál Riada (also Dalriada) was a Gaelic overkingdom that included parts of western Scotland and northeastern Ireland, on each side of the North Channel.

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De Situ Albanie

De Situ Albanie (or dSA for short) is the name given to the first of seven Scottish documents found in the so-called Poppleton Manuscript, now in the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris.

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Diocese of Argyll

The Diocese of Argyll was an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of Scotland in the Middle Ages.

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Duart Castle

Duart Castle or Caisteal Dhubhairt in Scottish Gaelic is a castle on the Isle of Mull, off the west coast of Scotland, within the council area of Argyll and Bute.

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Duke

A duke (male) or duchess (female) can either be a monarch ruling over a duchy or a member of royalty or nobility, historically of highest rank below the monarch.

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Duke of Argyll

Duke of Argyll (Diùc Earra-Ghàidheil) is a title, created in the Peerage of Scotland in 1701 and in the Peerage of the United Kingdom in 1892.

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Dumbarton

Dumbarton is a town in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, on the north bank of the River Clyde where the River Leven flows into the Clyde estuary.

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Dunbartonshire

Dunbartonshire (Siorrachd Dhùn Bhreatainn) or the County of Dumbarton is a historic county, lieutenancy area and registration county in the west central Lowlands of Scotland lying to the north of the River Clyde.

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Dunoon

Dunoon (Dùn Omhain) is the main town on the Cowal peninsula in the south of Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

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Dunoon massacre

The Dunoon massacre was a massacre that took place around Dunoon on the Cowal Peninsula, Scotland, in 1646.

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Duntrune Castle

Duntrune Castle is located on the north side of Loch Crinan and across from the village of Crinan in Argyll, Scotland.

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Earl

An earl is a member of the nobility.

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Earl of Ross

The Earl or Mormaer of Ross was the ruler of the province of Ross in northern Scotland.

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Eigg

Eigg (italic) is one of the Small Isles, in the Scottish Inner Hebrides.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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Fearchar, Earl of Ross

Fearchar of Ross or Ferchar mac in tSagairt (Fearchar mac an t-sagairt, often anglicized as Farquhar MacTaggart), was the first of the Scottish Ó Beólláin (O’Beolan, Beolan) family who received by Royal Grant the lands and Title of Mormaer or Earl of Ross (1223–1251) we know of from the thirteenth century, whose career brought Ross into the fold of the Scottish kings for the first time, and who is remembered as the founder of the Earldom of Ross.

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Firth

Firth is a word in the Scots and English languages used to denote various coastal waters in Scotland and even a strait.

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Firth of Clyde

The Firth of Clyde is an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean off the southwest coast of Scotland, named for the River Clyde which empties into it.

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George Orwell

Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic whose work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism and outspoken support of democratic socialism.

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George Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen

George Islay MacNeill Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen, (born 12 April 1946) is a British Labour Party politician who was the tenth Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation from 1999 to 2004; he succeeded Javier Solana in that position.

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Gigha

Gigha (italic) is a small island off the west coast of Kintyre in Scotland.

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Glen Orchy

Glen Orchy (Scottish Gaelic: Gleann Urchaidh) is a glen in Argyll and Bute in Scotland.

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Glencoe, Highland

Glencoe or Glencoe Village (Gaelic: A’ Chàrnaich) is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands.

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Goídel Glas

According to an Irish and Scottish medieval tradition, Goídel Glas (Latinised as Gaithelus) is the creator of the Goidelic languages and the eponymous ancestor of the Gaels.

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Great Britain

Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.

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Helensburgh

Helensburgh (lit) is a town within the Helensburgh and Lomond Area of Argyll and Bute Council, Scotland.

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Heritable Jurisdictions (Scotland) Act 1746

Heritable Jurisdictions (Scotland) Act 1746 (20 Geo. II c. 43) was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain passed in the aftermath of the Jacobite rising of 1745.

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Highland (council area)

Highland (A' Ghàidhealtachd;, Heilan) is a council area in the Scottish Highlands and is the largest local government area in the United Kingdom.

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Inishail

Inishail (alternate Inchald) is an island and former parish,Wilson, Rev.

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Innis Chonnell

Innischonnell (Scottish Gaelic: Innis Chonaill) is an island in Loch Awe, Scotland.

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Inveraray

Inveraray; (or; Inbhir Aora; "mouth of the Aray") is a town in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

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Inverness-shire

The Shire of Inverness (Siorrachd Inbhir Nis) is a historic county and lieutenancy area of Scotland.

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Islay

Islay (Ìle) is the southernmost island of the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.

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Isle of Bute

The Isle of Bute (Eilean Bhòid or An t-Eilean Bhòdach), properly simply Bute, is an island in the Firth of Clyde in Scotland.

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Jacobite risings

The Jacobite risings, also known as the Jacobite rebellions or the War of the British Succession, were a series of uprisings, rebellions, and wars in Great Britain and Ireland occurring between 1688 and 1746.

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James VI and I

James VI and I (James Charles Stuart; 19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death in 1625.

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John Balliol

John Balliol (– late 1314), known derisively as Toom Tabard (meaning "empty coat") was King of Scots from 1292 to 1296.

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John Gallda MacDougall

John Gallda MacDougall (died 1371×1377), also known as John MacDougall, and John Macdougall, and in Gaelic as Eoin MacDubhghaill, Eoin Gallda MacDubhghaill, Eòin Gallda MacDubhghaill, and Eóin Gallda Mac Dubhghaill, was fourteenth-century Scottish magnate.

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John of Islay, Earl of Ross

John of Islay (or John MacDonald) (1434–1503) was a late medieval Scottish magnate.

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Jura, Scotland

Jura (Diùra) is an island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, adjacent to and to the north-east of Islay.

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Kilmallie

Kilmallie (Scots Gaelic Cill Mhàilidh) is a civil parish in Lochaber, in the west highlands of Scotland.

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Kilmartin

Kilmartin (Cille Mhàrtainn) is a small village in Argyll and Bute, western Scotland.

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Kilmelford

Kilmelford (Cill Mheallaird) is a village in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

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Kilmodan

The parish of Kilmodan is situated on the Cowal Peninsula, in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

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Kilmun

Kilmun; (Cill Mhunna) is a linear settlement on the north shore of the Holy Loch, on the Cowal peninsula in Argyll and Bute, Scottish Highlands.

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Kinlochleven

Kinlochleven (Ceann Loch Lìobhann) is a village located in Lochaber, in the Scottish Highlands and lies at the eastern end of Loch Leven.

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Knapdale

Knapdale (Cnapadal) forms a rural district of Argyll and Bute in the Scottish Highlands, adjoining Kintyre to the south, and divided from the rest of Argyll to the north by the Crinan Canal.

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Labour Party (UK)

The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.

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Laird

Laird is a generic name for the owner of a large, long-established Scottish estate, roughly equivalent to an esquire in England, yet ranking above the same in Scotland.

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Lismore, Scotland

Lismore (Lios Mòr, possibly meaning "great enclosure", or "garden") is an island of some in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.

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List of counties of Scotland 1890–1975

This is a list of counties of Scotland created by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1889 and abolished in 1975 by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.

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Local Government (Scotland) Act 1889

The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1889 (52 & 53 Vict. c. 50) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which was passed on 26 August 1889.

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Local government areas of Scotland (1973–1996)

The local government areas of Scotland were redefined by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 and redefined again by the Local Government etc (Scotland) Act 1994.

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Local government in Scotland

Local government in Scotland is organised through 32 unitary authorities designated as Councils which consist of councillors elected every five years by registered voters in each of the council areas.

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Loch Awe

Loch Awe (Scottish Gaelic: Loch Obha) is a large body of freshwater in Argyll and Bute, Scottish Highlands.

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Loch Crinan

Loch Crinan is a seawater loch on the West of Scotland, leading into the Sound of Jura and being the western end of the Crinan Canal.

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Loch Fyne

Loch Fyne (Loch Fìne), meaning Loch of the Vine or Wine, is a sea loch off the Firth of Clyde and forms part of the coast of the Cowal peninsula.

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Lochaber

Lochaber (Loch Abar) is a name applied to areas of the Scottish Highlands.

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Lochgilphead

Lochgilphead (Ceann Loch Gilb) is a town and former burgh in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, with a population of around 2,300 people.

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Lochgoilhead

Lochgoilhead; ('Ceann Loch Goibhle') is a village, on the Cowal peninsula, in Argyll and Bute, Scottish Highlands.

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Lord of the Isles

The Lord of the Isles (Triath nan Eilean or Rìgh Innse Gall) is a title of Scottish nobility with historical roots that go back beyond the Kingdom of Scotland.

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Lorne, Scotland

Lorne (or Lorn; Latharna) is an ancient province (medieval latin:provincia) in the west of Scotland, which is now a district in the Argyll and Bute council area.

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Macdonald

MacDonald, Macdonald, and McDonald are Scottish and Irish surnames.

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McArthur (surname)

McArthur is a surname.

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McCallum (surname)

McCallum is a Scottish surname, meaning in gaelic "Servant or son of Columba".

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McDougall

McDougall or McDougal (see also MacDougall) is a common Scottish surname that can refer to a number of individuals, or localities or things named for individuals with this surname.

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McIntyre

McIntyre, MacIntyre, McAteer, and McIntire is a Scottish surname derived from the Gaelic literally meaning "Son of the Craftsman or Mason", common in Ulster and the highlands of Scotland, found in Ireland mostly in counties Donegal, Londonderry, Tyrone and Sligo.

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McKinnon

McKinnon is a surname.

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McLean

MacLean, Maclean, McLean, McClean, McLaine, and McClain is a Gaelic surname (MacGill-Eain in Scottish Gaelic).

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McMillan (surname)

MacMillan, MacMillen, Macmillan, McMillen or McMillan are variants of a Scottish surname.

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Mormaer

In early medieval Scotland, a mormaer was the Gaelic name for a regional or provincial ruler, theoretically second only to the King of Scots, and the senior of a Taoiseach (chieftain).

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Morvern

Morvern, historically also spelt Morven, is a peninsula and traditional district in the Highlands, on the west coast of Scotland.

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Muck, Scotland

Muck (Eilean nam Muc) is the smallest of four main islands in the Small Isles, part of the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.

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Mull

Mull (Muile) is the second largest island of the Inner Hebrides (after Skye), off the west coast of Scotland in the council area of Argyll and Bute.

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NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.

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Niall mac Cailein

Sir Niall mac Cailein (died 1316), also known as Neil Campbell or Nigel Campbell, was a nobleman and warrior who spent his life in the service of King Robert I of Scotland, His Gaelic name means "Niall, Colin's son" since he was the son of Cailean Mór.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four

Nineteen Eighty-Four, often published as 1984, is a dystopian novel published in 1949 by English author George Orwell.

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Norse–Gaels

The Norse–Gaels (Gall-Goídil; Irish: Gall-Ghaeil; Gall-Ghàidheil, 'foreigner-Gaels') were a people of mixed Gaelic and Norse ancestry and culture.

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Norsemen

Norsemen are a group of Germanic people who inhabited Scandinavia and spoke what is now called the Old Norse language between 800 AD and c. 1300 AD.

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Oban

Oban (An t-Òban in Scottish Gaelic meaning The Little Bay) is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland.

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Old Norse

Old Norse was a North Germanic language that was spoken by inhabitants of Scandinavia and inhabitants of their overseas settlements from about the 9th to the 13th century.

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Oronsay, Inner Hebrides

Oronsay (Scottish Gaelic: Orasaigh), also sometimes spelt and pronounced Oransay by the local community, is a small tidal island south of Colonsay in the Scottish Inner Hebrides with an area of.

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Parliament of Great Britain

The Parliament of Great Britain was formed in 1707 following the ratification of the Acts of Union by both the Parliament of England and the Parliament of Scotland.

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Parliament of Scotland

The Parliament of Scotland was the legislature of the Kingdom of Scotland.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom

The Parliament of the United Kingdom, commonly known as the UK Parliament or British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and overseas territories.

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Patrick MacKellar

Colonel Patrick Mackellar (1717–1778) was a British army officer and military engineer who played a significant role in the early history of North America.

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Perthshire

Perthshire (Siorrachd Pheairt), officially the County of Perth, is a historic county and registration county in central Scotland.

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Privy council

A privy council is a body that advises the head of state of a nation, typically, but not always, in the context of a monarchic government.

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Quitclaim deed

A quitclaim deed is a legal instrument that is used to transfer interest in real property.

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Rùm

Rùm(), a Scottish Gaelic name often anglicised to Rum, is one of the Small Isles of the Inner Hebrides, in the district of Lochaber, Scotland.

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Regality

A regality was a territorial jurisdiction in old Scots law which might be created by the King only, by granting lands to a subject in liberam regalitatem, and the tract of land over which such a right extended.

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Registration county

A registration county was, in Great Britain and Ireland, a statistical unit used for the registration of births, deaths and marriages and for the output of census information.

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Renfrewshire (historic)

Renfrewshire or the County of Renfrew (Praefectura Renfroana) is a historic county and lieutenancy area in the west central Lowlands of Scotland.

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Rescissory Act 1661

The Rescissory Act, 1661 or Act rescinding and annulling the pretended parliaments in the years 1640, 1641 etc. was added to the Scottish Parliamentary register on the 28 March 1661.

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Robert the Bruce

Robert I (11 July 1274 – 7 June 1329), popularly known as Robert the Bruce (Medieval Gaelic: Roibert a Briuis; modern Scottish Gaelic: Raibeart Bruis; Norman French: Robert de Brus or Robert de Bruys; Early Scots: Robert Brus; Robertus Brussius), was King of Scots from 1306 until his death in 1329.

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Rosemary Sutcliff

Rosemary Sutcliff (14 December 1920 – 23 July 1992) was an English novelist best known for children's books, especially historical fiction and retellings of myths and legends.

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Sanday, Inner Hebrides

Sanday (Scottish Gaelic: Sandaigh) is one of the Small Isles, in the Scottish Inner Hebrides.

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Scandinavian Scotland

Scandinavian Scotland refers to the period from the 8th to the 15th centuries during which Vikings and Norse settlers, mainly Norwegians and to a lesser extent other Scandinavians, and their descendents colonised parts of what is now the periphery of modern Scotland.

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Scottish Gaelic

Scottish Gaelic or Scots Gaelic, sometimes also referred to simply as Gaelic (Gàidhlig) or the Gaelic, is a Celtic language native to the Gaels of Scotland.

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Scottish Reformation

The Scottish Reformation was the process by which Scotland broke with the Papacy and developed a predominantly Calvinist national Kirk (church), which was strongly Presbyterian in outlook.

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Sean Connery

Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born 25 August 1930) is a retired Scottish actor and producer who has won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards (one of them being a BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award) and three Golden Globes (including the Cecil B. DeMille Award and a Henrietta Award).

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Sheriff

A sheriff is a government official, with varying duties, existing in some countries with historical ties to England, where the office originated.

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Sheriff of Kintyre

The Sheriff of Kintyre was historically the royal official responsible for enforcing law and order in Kintyre, Scotland and bringing criminals to justice.

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Shires of Scotland

The counties or shires of Scotland (Siorrachdan na h-Alba) are geographic subdivisions of Scotland established in the Middle Ages.

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Sir Lachlan Maclean, 1st Baronet

Sir Lachlan Maclean, 1st Baronet of Morvern, (c. 1600 – 18 April 1649) the 17th Clan Chief of Clan Maclean.

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Skipness

Skipness (Sgibinis) is a village on the east coast of Kintyre in Scotland, a few miles south of Tarbert and facing the Isle of Arran.

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Small Isles

The Small Isles (Na h-Eileanan Tarsainn) are a small archipelago of islands in the Inner Hebrides, off the west coast of Scotland.

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Southend, Argyll

Southend is the main settlement at the southern end of the Kintyre peninsula in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

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Strachur

Strachur; (Srath Chura) and Strathlachlan; (Srath Lachlainn) are united parishes located on the Cowal peninsula, in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

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Strathclyde

Strathclyde (Srath Chluaidh in Gaelic, meaning "strath (valley) of the River Clyde") was one of nine former local government regions of Scotland created by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 and abolished in 1996 by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994.

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Subdivisions of Scotland

For local government purposes, Scotland is divided into 32 areas designated as "council areas", which are all governed by single-tier authorities designated as "councils".

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Tarbertshire

Tarbertshire, or the sheriffdom of Tarbert, was a shire of Scotland until 1633, when it was annexed to Argyllshire.

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The Mark of the Horse Lord

The Mark of the Horse Lord is a historical novel for children written by Rosemary Sutcliff and published in 1965.

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Tiree

Tiree (Tiriodh) is the most westerly island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.

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Treaty of Perth

The Treaty of Perth, signed 2 July 1266, ended military conflict between Magnus VI of Norway and Alexander III of Scotland over the sovereignty of the Hebrides and the Isle of Man.

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United Kingdom census, 1881

The United Kingdom Census of 1881 recorded the people residing in every household on the night of 3 April 1881, and was the fifth of the UK censuses to include details of household members.

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Wester Ross

Wester Ross is a loosely defined area in the North West Highlands of Scotland and a part of Ross and Cromarty.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argyll

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