SCOTLAND

 

 

 

Centurion (2010)  --  devastation of the 9th  Legion of Rome by the Picts in modern Scotland

The Vikings (1958) -- the scourge of Ireland and England/Scotland as well as elsewhere

Macbeth (1948)

Macbeth (1971) -- 1040, Shakespeare

Brave Heart (1995)  -- story of William Wallace, 1297, Scottish independence leader

The Bruce (1996)  --  story of Robert the Bruce of Scotland (1274-1329) who was King of the Scots from  1306 to 1329 

Edward II (1991) -- 1307-1327, anti-gay bias ruins his rule; directed by Derek Jarman;  continues plans of his father Edward II to subdue Scotland

Edward II (1970)  --  Edward II deposed and murdered because of his going overboard for his homosexual lover Piers Gaveston

Auld Lang Syne (1937)  --  story of Scottish poet Robert Burns

Mary of Scotland (1936) --  with Katherine Hepburn

Mary, Queen of Scots  (1971)  -- executed by Elizabeth for plotting against her

The Massacre of Glencoe (1971)  --  massacre of the Macdonald Clan by the Campbell Clan, 1692

Bonnie Prince Charlie (1948) --  British film about Prince Charles of 18th century Scotland

The Battle of Culloden (1964)  --  Bonnie Prince Charlie defeated at this 1746 battle

X  Kidnapped  -- a young man cheated out of his inheritance joins forces with Alan Breck, just escaping from the defeat at Culloden, to get the inheritance back

Chasing the Deer (1994)  --  last Jacobite uprising; death of the Highland clans at Culloden Moor, 1746

Rob Roy  (1995) -- 18th century Scotland

Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue (1954) ($34)

 

 

 

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