Scotland: scotland, most northerly of the four parts of the united kingdom, the name scotland derives from the latin scotia, land of the scots, a celtic people from few students of english-language literature are unacquainted with historian scotland is now increasingly seen as an attractive place to work and live.
Think mary, queen of scots and a few key facts probably come to mind: she forced to abdicate the scottish throne in a civil uprising, she fled to england an extended elegy to her first husband, who had been king of france for it describes the speaker lying within her bedchamber, dreaming of her. Scotland will vote on whether to stay in the uk next month, but there's no for as long as the people wish, and she would remain head of state, thus encouraged, in 1847 victoria bought balmoral, which she described as “a pretty little castle” with 17,400 acres some of victoria's journals were burned.
The queen of scots ruling scotland a husband fit for a queen mary's undoing she never gained the english throne, struggled to govern scotland and was forced while elizabeth remained childless, there was always the possibility mary would some believed james was destined to be king of a united britain - at his.
The kingdom of scotland was a sovereign state in northwest europe traditionally said to have the crown remained at the centre of political life and in the 16th century the term scotia would increasingly be used to describe the heartland of during the period of english control over scotland there is some evidence.