TITLE

United Kingdom: Scotland

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Almanac & Book of Facts;2009, p983
SOURCE TYPE
Almanac
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for United Kingdom: Scotland is presented. The former kingdom was now united with England and Wales in Great Britain. It was previously called Caledonia by the Romans who fought early Celtic tribes. The kingdom was founded in 1018 and both William Wallace and Robert Bruce defeated English armies in 1297 and 1314 respectively. Main industries include fine woolens, worsteds, and tweeds.
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44743513

 

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