The history of Scotland in 9 maps

The first ever printed map of Scotland from 1560. 

Photographer: Ian Georgeson.

The first ever printed map of Scotland from 1560. Photographer: Ian Georgeson.

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From Roman invasions to Jacobite rebellions, Scotland’s political and demographic landscape has changed dramatically throughout its rich history.

How has Scotland changed in the last 2000 years? We take a whistlestop tour of the nation’s past through nine maps.

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