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The history of Eilean Donan Castle

The history of Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle has a fascinating history going back to the 12th century . The Mackenzie clan claims that Robert the Bruce sheltered at Eilean Donan during the winter of 1306 to 1307; the castle avoided any other involvement in the Wars of Scottish Independence. On 10 May 1719 HMS Worcester, HMS Flamborough and HMS Enterprise anchored off Eilean Donan Castle and sent a boat ashore under a flag of truce to negotiate with Spanish soldiers in the castle ….

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