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Even in today’s general decline of standards, the mark of a man in the Highlands is still whether he can abide the drafts up his thighs and the feel of wool cloth against his tender flesh. S COT L A N D I N D E P T H 32 S COT T I S H A R T & A R C H I T E C T U R E 2 Norman influences from the south became more dominant. Clans whose earliest makeup might have been heavily influenced by Norman bloodlines include Clan Frasier (from the French des fraises, because of the strawberry leaves on the family’s coat of arms), de Umfraville, and Rose.
My Name is Joe (1988), a Scottish movie directed by Ken Loach, is a grim film noir. Peter Mullan stars as an unemployed recovering alcoholic in Glasgow who meets and falls for a health worker. The film was shot mainly in the slums of Glasgow, and many members of the cast were actual drug addicts. The 39 Steps, from 1959, is a remake of the far superior 1935 version by Alfred Hitchcock. Starring Kenneth More, the Technicolor version of The 39 Steps takes place in the Highlands. The film concerns a British ballistic missile project that could tip the balance of power in Europe.
S COT L A N D I N D E P T H 20 LO O K I N G B AC K AT S COT L A N D 2 southwest and southeast of the Scottish mainland, merged with the Scots and the Picts. ” Glamis Castle, outside Dundee, contains Duncan’s Hall, where the Victorians imagined Macbeth killed Duncan. See chapter 11 for details on Glamis. Malcolm III’s marriage to an English princess, Margaret, furthered the Anglicization of the Scottish Lowlands. A determined woman of strong ideas, she imported English priests into Scotland and carried out church reforms that soon replaced St.