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Scottish bishop John Douglas was born on 14 July 1721. ...

14/07/2019

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Alexander III was crowned at Scone on 13 July 1249. ...

13/07/2019

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A fleet of five ships set sail for the Isthmus of Darien on 12 July 1698. ...

12/07/2019

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Robert the Bruce was born on 11 July 1274. ...

11/07/2019

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Scottish publisher Robert Chambers, the author of the controversial Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation, ...

10/07/2019

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Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat, the chief of Clan Fraser, was born on 9 July 1911. ...

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Frances Stewart, the Duchess of Richmond was born on 8 July 1647. ...

08/07/2019

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King Edward I of England died on 7 July 1307 whilst on a military expedition to Scotland. ...

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Scottish sailor John Paul Jones was born on 6 July 1747.

06/07/2019

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Scottish scientist William Rankine was born on 5 July 1820. ...

05/07/2019

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Scottish author Oswald Wynd was born on 4 July 1913. ...

04/07/2019

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Scottish footballer Billy Liddell died on 3 July 2001. ...

03/07/2019

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