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20march

RB Cunninghame Graham

On 20 March 1936, Robert Cunninghame-Graham, the Scottish nationalist politician and author, died.

The first President of the National Party of Scotland, and first Chairman of the Scottish Parliamentary Labour Party. George Bernard Shaw reputedly used Graham as a model for characters in his plays, Arms and the Man and Captain Brassbound's Conversion. Graham was also a noted traveller, particularly of Central and South America, and wrote extensively of his travels there.


20 March 1934 saw the birth of Mario Conti, the Scottish Roman Catholic cleric. Conti rose to become Bishop of Aberdeen in 1977. After the death of Cardinal Winning, he was installed as the Archbishop of Glasgow, becoming the religious leader of Scotland's Catholic community.


Today's recipe: get a taste of the Middle Ages with this mouth-watering dish from chef Clarissa Dickson Wright. Medieval chicken with whole garlic cloves.


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