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Sinclair Dates: August 25.
In 2000: Pillarguri Days 2000 begin, Similar to last year's
In 1814: British burn D.C.,
In 1330: Battle of Teba, Sir William St. Clair dies at the Battle
of Teba in Andalusia, Spain, while attempting to carry the heart
of Robert Bruce to the Holy Land. His tombstone is in Rosslyn
Tomorrow: August 26.
In 2000: Pillarguri Days 2000 main day, Same date as the 1612
Battle of Kringen.
In 2000: Viking Ships in Nova Scotia, Halifax.
In 1789: Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen, France
became a a nation open to all who define themselves as free men. The
Declaration claimed to be universal in application.
In 1698: Darien fleet at Madeira, All the ships have arrived safely at
In 1612: Battle of Kringellen, Regiment of Caithness men led by a
Sinclair wiped out in an ambush in Norway.
In 1346: B. Crecy,
Edward III of England defeats Philip VI of France. This was a
battle in the Hundred Years' War (1337-1453) between France and
England, and was one of the earliest times that Welsh longbows
defeated French knights. The French had longbows, too, from Genoa, but
the Genoese longbowmen were tired, ill-ordered, and were ridden down
by their own side's knights, who then were shot down by the Welsh
5. http://www.mids.org/sinclair/ian.html#Heart of Bruce
8. http://www.mids.org/ada/local/virtual/www.sinclair.mids.org/today/today.inc#Battle of Kringellen
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