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Scottish Clans: The Story Behind Clan Campbell

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Every weekend, Carl MacDougall, will tell the story of one of Scotland's famous Clans. This weekend, we take a look at the Campbells.

THEIR reputation was sealed when Captain Robert Campbell of Glen Lyon led the massacre of his MacDonald hosts at Glencoe - an act of betrayal that has forever stained the Campbell name.

But the Glencoe Massacre can be seen the culmination of a feud that began almost 500 years previously when the Campbells fell out with the MacDougalls, who were MacDonald kinsmen. They fought in a place that became known as the Red Ford, because the burn is said to have run with blood.

Read more about the Campbell Clan: http://www.scotlandnow.dailyrecord.co.uk/lifestyle/heritage/scottish-clans-story-behind-campbell-3551509

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