They'll never grab any more Pictish land, any more than they'll ever rebuild Venarium.
Two servants, men of the Pictish race, also followed the queen.
It is a Pictish fortress, the most entire probably in the world.
Inverness, however, was not the only important centre of Pictish power.
I never liked the fat fool, but we can't have Pictish devils making so cursed free with white men's heads.'
Orkney retains the name of the Orcs (Boars), a Pictish tribe.
It is almost certain that the old British, the ancient language of Gaul, and the Pictish were of this branch.
And I suppose since Pictish time this glen has been deserted.
I take it to be the tomb of some Pictish king; though situate by a river side, remote enough from any church.
Or it may not have been so: the conquering Scots may have looted the cairns, and borne the Pictish cairn-dwellers into captivity.