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Scotland’s Clans – Scott (BBC Documentary)


The Scotts were once just an ordinary Borders family. Today, they have become one of the greatest private landowners in Britain – with thousands of acres of land, four major castles and a vast art collection. They won all this not through battlefield prowess, but through the canny determination of one of the most remarkable women in Clan history.
Anna Scott was no more than a girl when she became the Duchess of Buccleuch in the mid-17th century. Her marriage to the son of Charles II propelled the Scotts into the first rank of British nobility – but it very nearly ended in disaster. The story of the Scotts‘ journey from reivers to royalty