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Scottish History
Scottish History

Scottish History

Strange but True


192 Pages, 5 x 7.75

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $19.95)

Publication Date: July 2019

ISBN 9780750987882

Rights: US & CA

The History Press (Jul 2019)

Price: $14.95


Hundreds of incredible facts and anecdotes from Scotland's amazing history

An ancient Scots law says that the head of any dead whale found on the Scottish coast automatically becomes the property of the king, and the tail the property of the queen. The Scots excel at elephant polo, a game usually played in the East. The modern game was co-founded in the 1980s in Scotland, and the Scots are top of the leader board! This book contains hundreds of "strange but true" facts and anecdotes about Scottish history. Arranged into a miniature history of Scotland, and with bizarre and hilarious true tales for every era, it will delight anyone with an interest in Scottish history.

Author Biography

John and Noreen Hamilton have been working together as Heritage Stories since 2002. They are professional storytellers who research historical sites and themes and present the stories in an accessible and entertaining format to a wide range of audiences.