Scottish Independence

Scottish independence (Scots: Scots unthirldom, Scottish Gaelic: Neo-eisimeileachd na h-Alba) is a political aim of some political parties, advocacy groups and individuals for Scotland (which is a country of the United Kingdom), to once again become an independent sovereign state.

The Scottish Government has expressed its intention to hold an independence referendum in late 2014.

Read more about Scottish IndependenceHistory, Proposed Referendum, Legality, Legitimacy, Public Opinion

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... In the late 13th century and early 14th century during the Wars of Scottish Independence the Clan Haig fought alongside William Wallace against the English at the Battle of Stirling ... The sixth Laird continued this loyalty to the Scottish cause by fighting alongside Robert the Bruce at the Battle of Bannockburn at the age of only seventeen ... He continued to support Scottish independence, falling at the Battle of Halidon Hill in 1333 ...
Scottish Independence - Public Opinion
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    A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve success or financial independence after the chief reason for which we sought it has passed away.
    Ellen Glasgow (1873–1945)

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    —18th-century Scottish proverb, collected in J. Kelly, Complete Collection of Scottish Proverbs (1721)