SCOTLAND – Historical Notes

 

These research notes are intended solely to provide a useful context for the Whyte family history and not as a history of Scotland.  For those unfamiliar with Scotland’s history, further study is strongly recommended and extensive information is readily available on the Internet.

 

CONTENTS                                                   Page

Geological Formation                                                1

Birth of a Nation                                                         2          

Languages                                                                  5

Wearing of the Kilt                                                     7

Scottish Burgh                                                           7

Incorporation of Crafts                                              9

Scottish Freemasons                                                10

Scottish Politics                                                         11       

Scottish Middle Class                                                11