• Classroom Resources
  1. Alexander II's brutality in the creation of Scotland

    Duration: 04.23

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    The brutality of Alexander II in forcing the unification of Scotland.

  2. Celtic religion - from Druids to the Reformation

    Duration: 04.59

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    Development of religion in Wales from the druids to medieval Christianity.

  3. Claimants to the Scottish throne

    Duration: 03.56

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    King Edward I of England decides the future of the Scottish crown at Norham.

  4. Coming of Christianity

    Duration: 01.56

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    How Christianity came to Wales in the third century AD.

  5. Death of King James II of Scotland

    Duration: 01.07

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    The death of James II left James III, a boy king, in charge of Scotland.

  6. Gaelic culture in early Scotland

    Duration: 02.55

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    The role of Gaels in the creation of Scotland and a look at the hill fort of Dunadd.

  7. How crannogs were built

    Duration: 01.26

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    An introduction to crannogs, which are artificial islands found across Ireland.

  8. James I and Scotland's role in the 100 Year War

    Duration: 05.46

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    Scotland's support for France in the 100 Year War and how Henry V used James I.

  9. James III of Scotland

    Duration: 04.26

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    How and why James III is viewed as Scotland's first renaissance king.

  10. Kenneth MacAlpine, King of Pictland

    Duration: 01.45

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    A look at Kenneth MacAlpine, the king of the Picts.