Scottish Nursery Rhymes
The first thing most children learn by heart is a nursery rhyme - a potent mixture of rhythm, sound, language, story, music, morals, and nonsense, with the ability to traverse centuries and continents.
Here are over 200 traditional rhymes from all over Scotland - games, counting rhymes, songs, lullabies, riddles, toasts - to fit every occasion, gathered and edited by folklorists Norah and William Montgomerie.
Macfarlane Clan Book
One of the oldest of the clans and renowned for their martial ardour, Clan Macfarlane, known as the ‘Wild Ones’, was a cadet branch of the ancient Celtic Earls of...
Macgregor Clan Book
‘My Race is Royal’ is the proud motto of the MacGregors, with one ancient source recording that they descend from ‘Gregor’, a son of King Alpin. From earliest times...
History of Scotland
Neil Oliver’s account of the History of Scotland
Mackenzie Clan Book
Of ancient Celtic roots and with their name meaning ‘son of Kenneth’, the Mackenzies trace a descent from a mid-thirteenth century ‘Kenneth’ whose many powerful roles included the governorship of...