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Resources page for records of The Scottish Genealogy Society - Family History and Ancestry in Scotland. The Society, based in Edinburgh and founded in 1953, helps with research into Scottish family and local history. The links on this page will be to on-line databases, transcriptions, and digital images of Scottish books or sites of general interest.

Now that's a family tree leading up to James VI of Scotland (I in England). Love this story. The King of Scotland finally controlling all of Britain. However, a bittersweet victory as also the last independent King of Scots too... More here:

Fahan Mura Cross The 7th century Celtic interlace cross from the Fahan churchyard in County Donegal, Ireland, is thought to be one of the earliest versions of the famous Celtic sun cross designs in Ireland. On the opposite side of the cross is the only Greek inscription found from early Christian Ireland reading "Glory and honour to the Father, Son and Holy Spirit". A monastery was founded here by St. Colmcille in the 7th century which survived for 500 years.

Letter shows Robert the Bruce appealed to Edward II to end persecution of the Scots

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My 28th great grandmother Matilda of Scotland (c. 1080 – 1 May 1118) was the first wife and queen consort of King Henry I of England.