For the historical Background, described on this website, various sources and cross-references of historical representations have been read and compared to give an overview and a summary of the History of Scotland.
There can be no guarantee of 100% correctness, as the sources contradict each other in some facts. However, this summary describes the facts that are logically correct.

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