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The Cock O’ the North: Regimental March…

This is the regimental march of the Gordon Highlanders, The Cock O’ the North. ┬áBest listened to with the volume on full and a large neat glass of Dalwhinnie. As a footnote, the 48th Highlanders of Toronto (i.e., Peregrine Acland’s … Continue reading

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The Cock O’ The North…

Throughout All Else is Folly, the bumbling Captain Augustus Rump refers to Alec Falcon as “young Cock O’ the North” (63, US edition). Cock O’ the North is a traditional nickname for the head of Clan Gordon, going back to … Continue reading

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