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The Sword is taken from the Stone by Arthur
In 0633 MEICEN (Defeat, and death of Edwin, King of Northumbria, by Cadwallon, King of Gwynedd (?))
In 1198 First "Feast of Fools" in Paris, France
In 1537 James V, King of Scots, marries Madeline of France
In 1559 The "Beggars' Summonds" in Scotland
In 1651 King Charles II crowned King of Scotland, the last King crowned at Scone
Yours in Service;
Tighearn Mac Con mac Conaill of Clan Donald
As long as but a hundred of us remain alive, never will we on any conditions be brought under English rule. It is in truth not for glory, nor riches, nor honours, that we are fighting, but for freedom - for that alone, which no honest man gives up but with life itself.
Declaration of Arbroath, 6 April 1320.
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