Synopsis by Alice Day
The turbulent past of the Scots is presented in this program, one of a series of 21 documenting the histories of past civilizations. Ancient Tribes: The Scots offers a look at the conflicts that arose when a ruler for the country needed to be determined in 1290 A.D. The series dramatizes key battles and shows the weapons and artifacts of the groups discussed. Filmed on location, the programs give viewers a grasp of the environment of each tribe. The accomplishments of Robert the Bruce are examined, as he rouses his outnumbered army to defeat the English.