Simone, your English is understandable and I don't think that many of us speak
Italian. I don't, anyway. You do not need to apologize. It is nice to see
Quoting simoneboscolo <simoneboscolo@...
> Thank you for the answer. My question was about relationship between
> Gaelic Highland Clans and burghs population. For example:the burgh
> of Cromarty was in XVI° sec. in the lands of Clan Mackenzie.
> Undoubtely Cromarty was also inhabitated by some Mackenzie, some
> Munro, some Ross. But this Mackenzie, or Munro, or Ross, born in the
> burgh of Cromarty was loyal to his original clan (war, fiery cross,
> childhood from his chief family, exc.) or culturally was a world
> Sorry for my english but write in a foreign language is more
> difficult than speak or read it to me.
> --- In email@example.com, "Julie Stackable, SCA Margaret
> Hepburn" <malvoisine@y...> wrote:
> > That's kind of a complicated question to answer. If you are asking
> > about Lowland Clans, there weren't any, per se. There were large
> > families, with close kinship ties, but nothing like the Gaelic
> > system. Unless a Clan member relocated to the Lowlands to live,
> then I
> > would imagine their relationship with the citizenship of towns &
> > burghs would be pretty much what you would expect. They were
> > cultures, in some cases speaking a completely different language,
> > were still from the same country. Highlanders did a lot of trade
> > through the Lowlands. The Lowlands had very little true industry,
> > there was even less in the Highlands and they would have a need to
> > trade for things that couldn't be manufactured or gotten further
> > north. The Highlanders would bring their cattle, sheep and sheep
> > (skins & wools) down to the towns for trade & export.
> > Post 1560, you have a little more stress as the Lowlands slowly
> > converted to Protestantism and the Highlands stayed mainly
> > well into the 18th century (this is a BROAD generalization). You
> > have what I would consider real political strife between north and
> > south until the 18th century with the Jacobite question.
> > I think there is some perceived prejudice on both sides in the
> > centuries - with Lowlands thinking the Highlanders were primitive,
> > wild, what have you & with Highlanders thinking the Lowlands were
> > too 'English', but again, that's a broad generalization.
> > You might have better luck with a more specific question, i.e. if
> > mean religion, or trade or intermarriage or whatever.
> > Cheers,
> > Margaret Hepburn
> > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "simoneboscolo"
> > wrote:
> > > I've read on Mrs Krossa's "Medieval Scotland" that the
> > of
> > > town and burghs in Scotland, whatever in Gaelic speaking
> > was
> > > of Inglish or Lowlander culture and language and burghs had
> > own
> > > ruling sistem. But what kind of relationships there was beetwen
> > > chiefs, Clan sistem and burgh's citizenship in Scotland until
> > > sec.?
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