Late Medieval

Timeline

1371     Robert II (Steward) becomes King.
1390    Robert III becomes King.
1390    The Wolf of Badenoch burns Elgin Cathedral down.
1400    Henry IV of England invades and retreats
1406    James I becomes King. but is imprisoned in England.
1413     The University of St Andrews is founded.
1424    James I is freed and returns to Scotland.
1426    All laws other than the kings are abolished.
1431    Bubonic plague in Edinburgh.
1437    James I is assassinated. James II becomes King.
1438    Warfare breaks out among the nobility.
1440    The Black Dinner.
1451    The University of Glasgow is founded.
1457    Parliament tries to ban football and golf.
1460    James II is killed by accident with a cannon.
1460    James III becomes King.
1468    The pledging of Orkney and Shetland,
1468   James III marries Margaret of Denmark.
1474    Marriage treaty and truce with England.
1478    Blind Harrys Wallace appears.
1481    War with England.
1488    Rebellion, death of James III,
1488    James IV becomes King.
1494    Exchequer rolls gives its first reference to whisky production.
1495    The University of Aberdeen is founded.

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Battle Scar Entertainment
Offering and organising school visits and workshops as well as reenactment events covering Wallace and Bruce Celts and Romans Vikings
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Carrick 800
Carrick 800 has now been disbanded as a group, but we have left this page up as a tribute to
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Dawn Burgoyne Presents
Dawn Burgoyne is an experienced calligrapher, artist, author, crafter and medieval presenter, based near Edinburgh in Scotland. https://www.facebook.com/dawnburgoynepresents/
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Gaita Medieval Music
Gaita is Scotland's specialist medieval music ensemble dedicated to performing their music in a medieval context. The core of there
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Irons in the fire
Living History displays of Blacksmithing through the ages Blacksmithing displays Medieval to WW2. This includes a forge, anvil, tools, set
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Les Amis
Les Amis an Equine-Canine Stunt Team regularly perform our exciting brand of entertainment at festivals and fairs throughout the UK.
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Medieval Methil
Medieval Methill is a living history group from Fife, Scotland. A group is comprised of gentry, peasants, merchants, craftsmen, clergy, and
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Medieval Realm
Medieval Realm is a historical re-enactment group, specialising in the high Medieval period. Founded in 2005 in and around Aberdeen
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Northern Alliance
Northern Alliance is a historical live interpretation group based in Scotland. NA recreate the late fifteenth century. NA look to
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Pario Gallico
Pario Gallico Historical Food and Crafts Demonstrations Iron Age Living History displays Archaeology Interpretation  Pario Gallico offers Cookery Demonstrations Live in
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