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A History of Scotland

Synopsis

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2/5; series two. Let's Pretend. Neil Oliver examines the period following the 1688 "Glorious Revolution" and William III and Mary II's arrival on the throne as joint monarchs in place of James II. After a disastrous attempt to set up a Scots trading colony in Panama, the Darien scheme, Scotland signed up to the Acts of Union only to suffer harsh tax rises and trade restrictions. But, as Oliver reveals, the Jacobites became more liberal and progressive in exile and, prior to the Battle of Culloden, sold themselves as a plausible alternative to the Hanoverian regime. Director/Producer Tim Niel First shown on BBC1 Scotland
bbc.co.uk/scotlandshistory FREE GUIDES: Open University Scottish history booklet and audiowalk download available via bbc.co.uk/scotlandshistory or call [number removed](BT landlines 5p per min: other networks vary) for the booklet

Contributors

Unknown: Neil Oliver
Producer: Tim Niel






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