In 1785, Robert Burn's poem The Cotter's Saturday Night described Scotland like this:

O Scotia! my dear, my native soil!
For whom my warmest wish to heaven is sent;
Long may thy hardy sons of rustic toil
Be blest with health, and peace, and sweet content.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Scotland's History | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 30th November 2023

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