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The Legend of Castle Eilean Donan, a Scottish Icon

In the earlier thirteenth century, during the reign of Alexander II  (ruled 1214–1249), a large curtain-wall castle (wall of enciente) was constructed, enclosing much of the island. At this time the area was at the boundary of the Norse-Celtic Lordship of … Continue reading

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