1790 in Scotland

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1790
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Events from the year 1790 in Scotland.

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  • Catholic priest Alexander Geddes writes the poem Linton: a Tweedside Pastoral, Carmen Seculare pro Gallica Gente in praise of the French Revolution.
  • Kirkmichael musician Robert Petrie publishes several Highland music pieces with "Mrs. Small of Dirnanean" in their title, the compositions are published in "Petrie's Collection of Strathspey Reels & County Dances".[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 230–231. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  2. ^ "Pladda". Northern Lighthouse Board. Retrieved 2016-01-19. 
  3. ^ The History of Stirlingshire by William Nimmo, revised by W. M. Stirling and R. Gillespie, 1880
  4. ^ Gatherer, Nigel. "Robert Petrie's First Collection". Retrieved 2012-06-20.