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This Review contains major "Scots"- related terms, short phrases and links grouped together in the form of Encyclopedia article.
- Scots, a regional language of Scotland and Ireland, belongs to the same family of West Germanic languages as English.
- Scots is spoken by some adjacent to the Anglo-Scottish Border, and Welsh is still spoken by some natives around Oswestry, Shropshire, on the Welsh border.
- Scots is spoken by around 1.5 million people in Scotland and 30,000 in Northern Ireland, where it is called Ulster Scots.
- Scots were indeed wise to agree in a referendum to re-establish the Scottish parliament.
- Pound Scots was the national unit of currency in the Kingdom of Scotland before the country entered into a political and currency union with England in 1707.
- The more certain in this case is the mission of Palladius in 431, and the condition of the Scots as already believers in Christ.
- Prosper's testimony to the mission of Palladius as first bishop to the believing Scots.
- To the west of Bannockburn, Robert Bruce, King of Scots, kneels to pray with his men and commends his soul to God.
- The British government now accepts Scots as a regional language and has recognised it as such under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages.
- One possible line was that of Margaret Tudor, Henry VIII's elder sister, which led to Mary I, Queen of Scots.
- For example, in Anglo-Saxon a poet is a scop (shaper or maker) and in Scots makar.
- Probably the best known painting of the gallant charge of the Royal North Dragoons, The Scots Greys at the Battle of Waterloo.
- In Ulster the neologism Ullans merging Ulster and Lallans is often used to refer to the revived literary variety of Ulster Scots.
- Classic Scots Ballads was then reissued with the original notes to the songs by Ewan MacColl and new notes by Peggy Seeger.
- The closest undoubted living relatives of English are Scots and the Frisian languages.
- The Pict of Moray was obstinately hostile to the Scots, and his leaders and rulers aspired to, and claimed the crown of Scotland itself.
- It was subsequently used in the coronations of the child monarchs Mary, Queen of Scots in 1543 and her son James VI, King of Scots in 1567.
- In an attempt to prove himself to Charles, Desmond joins the Royal Scots Regiment of the British Army, only to end up in prison for failure to follow orders.
- Scots Wha Hae is stirringly martial — it is based on the tune played by Robert the Bruce's army before Bannockburn, but has no modern content.
- The Flower of Scotland, Scotland the Brave, and Scots Wha Hae among others, may be used on occasions that call for one.
- Okay? Andy says the English are not to blame Yuo're right - this thread is about the location of the Scots regiments.
- Information Lyrics This ballad was written by Robert Burns for the Scots Musical Museum whose volumes were published between 1787 and 1803.
- The Scots Musical Museum was a major publication that had a pivotal role in the collecting and tradition of Music of Scotland.
- Under the Acts of Union in 1707 the Royal Scots Navy merged with the English Navy and the modern Royal Navy came into being.
- The Red Ensign was also flown by ships of the Royal Scots Navy, with a Saltire in the canton.
- Both Robert Burns and Robert Louis Stevenson used it to refer to the Scots language.
- This is a feature that it shares with Scots language, and may have influenced, the suffixes "-ag" and "-ock" in that language.
- He was commissioned into the Scots Guards, an elite regiment which shared the ceremonial duty of guarding the Queen in London.
- A former Captain in the Royal Scots Greys, he was Equerry to the late King George VI from 1950-1952, and to The Queen from 1952-1954.
- The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards have an eagle on their cap badge to commemorate the capture of a French Imperial Eagle at Waterloo by the Royal Scots Greys.
- The Standard of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards is of crimson damask silk and features 50 of the Regiment's numerous battle honours.
- The local dialect of Lowland Scots is often known as the Doric, and is spoken not just in the city, but across the north-east of Scotland.
- The elision of medial consonants, so marked in these Marquesan instances, is no less common both in Gaelic and the Lowland Scots.
- Earl of Mar's Fusiliers see " Royal Scots Fusiliers " Earthwork An earthwork is a military fortification formed chiefly of earth.
- The regiment celebrated its 300th anniversary, inherited from the Royal Scots Fusiliers, at Redford Barracks, Edinburgh in 1978.
- Researchers should also note we have no connection with either the Royal Scots Fusiliers, The Royal Scots Greys or the Royal Scots Guards.
- It is from this that the city derives its name; Inbhir Nis is Scots Gaelic for "mouth of the Nis ".
- A Hamilton was heir to the Scottish throne and arranged the marriage between Mary Queen of Scots and the Dauphin of France.
- In Scots law " multiplepoinding " is the equivalent of "interpleader." Ireland.
- Under Scots law, there were several forms of "irregular marriage" (including marriage by correspondence), but all but one of them was abolished by 1947.
- The Royal Scots: history and handbook of the regiment, 1633-1954.
- In the two days fighting, the exhibition of these qualities had cost the Royal Scots a loss of 360 officers and men killed and wounded.
- To be slightly acerbic, I love Scotland and I thought the Scots loved Scotland.
- The Roman co-emperor Constantius Chlorus dies July 25 at age 56 outside Eboracum (later York) during a campaign against the Picts and Scots.
- At the Battle of Flodden on September 9, 1513, the Scots were completely and totally defeated.
- This well liked Hal Wallis production starring Genevieve Bujold will debut from Universal on September 18, alongside 1973's Mary, Queen of Scots.
- But Jackie Baillie, the Labour MSP for Dumbarton, argued Scots had had their say on the issue at last year's general election.
- And some of the comments here on the issue of the location of Scots regiments reflect this bigotry.
- It does list a number of interesting sounding books: Scots is not slang.
- Recommended reading ------------------- There are two books that are essential reading on the subject of Scots.
- In 1787, he began collecting and editing songs for a series of books entitled, The Scots Musical Museum.
- Scots and French privateers were operating around Wales throughout Owain’s war.
- Scotland had its own currency, the pound Scots, prior to the Act of Union in 1707.
- David was succeeded by the ineffective Malcolm IV, and then by William the Lion, the longest-reigning King of Scots before the Union of the Crowns.
- Under the Acts of Union in 1707 the Royal Scots Navy then numbering just three ships, merged with that of England to create a British Royal Navy.
- Scots law provides for three types of courts responsible for the administration of justice in Scotland: civil, criminal and heraldic.
- My own ancestors would have considered themselves to be Anglo-Irish, yet there were Scots, English and even French members.
- In practice, however, the Royal Assent is always granted; the last monarch to withhold Assent was Anne, who rejected a Scots militia bill in 1708.
- Scotland and the Scots are no less a valuable part of the United Kingdom than any other.
- The Pound Scots, and the more common Merk of two thirds of a Pound Scots, continued to be used in Scotland as money of account for most of the 18th century.
- This is a great way to promote new songs in Gaelic and Scots.
- The Army Cadet Force is a great way to find out more about the Scots Guards and it is a great way to meet new friends.
- Alexander "Sawney" Bean (or Beane), Sawny is Scots for Sandy - was the legendary patron head of a cannibalistic family in Scotland in the 15th century.
- Shinty (also called camanachd or iomain in Scots Gaelic) is a stick and ball game, a cousin of Field Hockey and Hurling, and an ancestor of Golf.
- There are some other minority languages of the Scottish people, such as Spanish, used by the population of Scots in Argentina.
- Other step dances include Tap, Clogging, Canadian step dance, Cape Breton step dance, some forms of Scots and English folk dance and Malambo from Argentina.
- In 1781 Pittsburgh was a village of 400 inhabitants, most Scots, like himself, Scots-Irish, and Germans.
- Outnumbering the English emigrants, the 100,000 Germans were second only to the Scots as eighteenth-century immigrants to British America.
- Among the earliest were John I de Balliol, father of the future King of Scots; Balliol College bears his name.
- He established the Dal Riada which was the name for this conglomeration of Irish, Scots and Picts.
- Fotheringay, by the way, was the name of the English castle where Mary, queen of Scots was imprisoned.
- Lowland Scots continues to heavily influence the spoken English of the Scottish people today.
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