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Lyndi-loo Background to 'The Highland Clearances' (42) RE: Background to 'The Highland Clearances' 16 May 01


I can't believe that the woods of Germany refers to forestry, because the Highlands were cleared for sheep. Most of the Clearances took place before Victoria came to the throne, so she can'd be blamed for it. Perhaps the reference to the German bit came because the Georges were of German origin?


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