In 1852 and 1853 an astonishing series of events took place on the Coigach Peninsula in the far North-West Highlands of Scotland. Five attempts by the landowner, the Marchioness of Stafford, to remove and relocate tenants from the land in Coigach were resisted. And what’s more, that resistance was led primarily by women. This is the story of what happened.
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If you’re in the area, check out these Highland games across the country through August!
Jun 28, 2022
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May 13, 2022
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