A. J. Morton

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Who is A. J. Morton?

A. J. Morton is a writer and researcher specialising in the history of the west coast of Scotland. He has been a consultant, contributor or writer for The Sunday Times, Irvine Times, Fortean Times, The Sunday Post, and The Herald.

He is credited with the identification of an unrecorded medieval power centre in the west of Scotland. The burgh of Irvine, he told the Scotland on Sunday in 2010, was an important region of administration between the 12th and 16th centuries, and was possibly a temporary capital of Strathclyde after the sacking of Dumbarton Rock by the Vikings in 870.

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on July 23, 2013


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