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   July 27

   1054:  Battle  of  Dunsinane,  Macbeth defeated near Crieff. The Sword
   Dance,  or  Ghillie  Chalium  has war as its starting point. The dance
   popular at Highland Games; legend has it that it was danced on the eve
   of  battle,  and  that  for the soldier to touch or displace the sword
   portended  a  curse  in  the  approaching  fight. There are many other
   theories  regarding  the origin of the Sword Dance, and one of is that
   Malcolm  III Canmore, after having defeated one of Macbeth's chiefs at
   the Battle of Dunsinane in 1054, appropriated his defeated adversaries
   sword,  placed  over his own to formed a cross with his own and danced
   wildly to the pipes.

   1769:  Napoleon  b.,  Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821). A theory, only a
   theory,  controversial  at  that. Napoleon's grandfather may have come
   from  Balloch,  near  Crieff! William Bayne was driven out of Scotland
   after  the  collapse  of the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745. Bayne and his
   relatives were shipwrecked in Corsica and established there. Bayne and
   his party became known as Boun-de-parte (corruption of good of leaves,
   Bayne  comes from Gaelic leaves) and after two generations the surname
   Bonaparte was used. --[2]<Privateers@Privateers.org>

   1953: Korean War ends,

   2000: Sinclairs at Rosslyn, [3]Rosslyn Chapel, Edinburgh Castle


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