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"After the Wars of Independence...Borderers had a keen sense of Scottishness, but when set against family loyalties, this appeared to slacken...English and Scottish Borderers were often related.  Major surnames such as the Nixons, Bells, Grahams and Halls had large branches on both sides of the frontier and a weary Warden of the English West March noted that the Armstrongs were in the habit of intermarrying with their allies, the Tynedale families." ("The Reivers," pg161, by Alistair Moffat)

"After the Wars of Independence...Borderers had a keen sense of Scottishness, but when set against family loyalties, this appeared to slacken...English and Scottish Borderers were often related. Major surnames such as the Nixons, Bells, Grahams and Halls had large branches on both sides of the frontier and a weary Warden of the English West March noted that the Armstrongs were in the habit of intermarrying with their allies, the Tynedale families." ("The Reivers," pg161, by Alistair Moffat)

Hawick Border Reivers Festival Border Reiver prepares musket for firing - Stock Image

Hawick Border Reivers Festival Border Reiver prepares musket for firing - Stock Image

Border Reiver model - NOTICE:  NO KILT!  Border Reivers did not wear them!

Border Reiver model - NOTICE: NO KILT! Border Reivers did not wear them!

Border Reiver model bust

Border Reiver model bust

Warrior

Warrior

(The Borderers had) "a special type of nescient fatalism common to people who live constantly at risk of violent death, an idea of order dominated by the rule of 'les talionis', and a concept of liberty as 'natural freedom.'"  (fm Bound Away, Virginia and the Westward Movement)  pic - Border Reiver (Living History group)

(The Borderers had) "a special type of nescient fatalism common to people who live constantly at risk of violent death, an idea of order dominated by the rule of 'les talionis', and a concept of liberty as 'natural freedom.'" (fm Bound Away, Virginia and the Westward Movement) pic - Border Reiver (Living History group)

When asked the question, "What race of people do you believe make the best soldiers?"  His reply:  "The Scots who came to this country by way of Ireland.  Because they have all the dash of the Irish in taking up a position and all the stubborness of the Scots in holding it." (Gen. Robert E. Lee)

When asked the question, "What race of people do you believe make the best soldiers?" His reply: "The Scots who came to this country by way of Ireland. Because they have all the dash of the Irish in taking up a position and all the stubborness of the Scots in holding it." (Gen. Robert E. Lee)

Border Reivers Burgonet

Border Reivers Burgonet

The Elliot's were one of the most important Border families in Scotland.

The Elliot's were one of the most important Border families in Scotland.

el temple actual vive y actua

el temple actual vive y actua

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