The Battle of the Clans

The Battle of the Clans

DVD - 1998
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The story of the rise and fall of the highland clans of Scotland, from the times of their emerging influence to the end of their power at the Battle of Culloden in 1746.
Publisher: New York, NY : A & E Television Networks : Distributed by New Video, [1998], ©1998
ISBN: 9780767070508
Branch Call Number: 9.4115 Ba
Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in


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Oct 21, 2017

This is a heart-wrenching historical documentary video. It makes one think how much one can trust leaders, who might even be dumb or traitors.

Aug 22, 2014

Seeing this video is a shocking experience about the history of the Scots. We are taught history is a random sequence of events caused by sometimes "stupid" decisions of leaders. The decision of the Scottish ruling Stuart prince of that time was so stupid that it's impossible that this should have been just a freak idea, i.e. to go on foot, with swords and sticks only for weapons for 6,000 clansmen, to take London. I am sure that prince was a traitor, an agent of the English, to provide a pretext for attacking Scotland and to forcefully amalgamate it into the British system. The Scot clansmen were dummies to follow their leader into that insane adventure. That prince was a Stuart, probably a cousin of the British rulers of that time, who were also Stuarts. There are secret orders that conspired to guide history in set down directions and they plan for millennia. And so, what about William the Conqueror? 600 years before the fall of Scotland, in 1066 Wil "The Bastard" started to prepare for the occupation of England by building giant wooden rafts to carry 10,000 horsemen over the Channel to the South shore of England. Was it by "chance" that just when he was ready, the Vikings attacked England by ships from the East? I bet the half-Norman/Viking half Middle Eastern William of France was in collusion with the Viking Normans of Scandinavia to draw the English army of King Harold away from the South shore to help the "Bastard's" 10,000 horsemen land there undisturbed. After invading England the "Bastard" had cut off the hands and burned out the eyes of those who resisted him. And yet some historians today say: "there was greatness in everything he did." (Why do some historians praise this cruel guy? Have a guess...well, he installed today's dukedoms, lordships, etc, and the historians kiss up to them). The Viking Normans migrated from the Middle E. to Scandinavia abt 3,000 yrs ago and they were associated with Middle Eastern knightly orders (among them the Templars) to whom the Conqueror and his father "Robert The Magnificent" belonged, and who decided to take over England as their base against the Roman Church's rule. Ancient knightly orders cooperate and arrange our history, the Vikings also belonged to them. As for the history of the Scots, much earlier than the Battle of the Clans, the "Battle of Bannockburn" is another event in 1314 AD, constantly discussed over by historians, some of whom say (falsely, I think) that "there were no Templars in that battle." Now, if one thinks a bit, there was a reason why the English suddenly left in flight the battlefield at Bannockburn when they saw about 80 Templar knights on horses appear on the Scottish side with their well known white gowns. Wikipedia the I-net Encyclopedia says "there were no Templars in that battle." This is probably not true - even the King of the Scots in that battle, Robert de Bruce was a Templar himself. (The flight of the English in that battle was the preparation of the Battle Of The Clans centuries later, by fooling the Scots into believing that the Templars, in fact rulers of Scotland were their "Saviors" in that battle. And that Prince who led them to that disaster later on, was one of the Templars, who were also British leaders since Wil The Con).


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