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The National Trust of Scotland has unearthed the first historic finds from a 1719 battlefield

The Battle of Glenshiel was the largest engagement of the 1719 Jacobite Rebellion in Scotland. A force of over 1,000 Jacobites, including a significant contingent of Spanish troops, attempted to restore James Francis Edward Stuart “The Old Pretender” to the British throne but they were defeated in the Highlands.

Three hundred years after the battle at Glenshiel, a team of archaeologists has uncovered the first historic remains from the battlefield. Led by the National Trust for Scotland (NTS),

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