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  1. Scotland keeps their independence

    King James the 1st came to power as the king of England in 1603 but that meant Scotland lost their indpendence but what if as was being crowned he asked if Scotland could keep their independence. But the now former king was angry and banished Scotland from the UK so in a way they got indpendence...
  2. GameBawesome

    Had the Darien Scheme been successful, would the Act of Union happen?

    The Darien Scheme was one of the most disastrous colonization attempts in history. It was attempted by Scotland, by the Company of Scotland, to colonize the Isthmus of Panama to make a trading colony between the Atlantic and Pacific. It was plagued by problems, including plague (mostly Tropical...
  3. AltoRegnant

    WI: Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales Lived?

    James VI/I of Scotland-England's eldest son died at age 18, leaving the crown to Charles, whose tyrannical nature and questionable religious and financial reforms were major causes of the English civil war. according to Wikipedia, in addition to being quite bright and popular, he was a very...
  4. WI: Assassination of James I Steward failed

    James I Steward - if remember at all- is remember for a few things, but the most well known thing about him is that he was murdered on 21 February 1437 by a group of 30+ people led by sir Robert Graham. Despite his death, his bloodline remained on the throne, despite the fact that his son - also...
  5. post roman britain conquer british isles

    what if post roman britain developed a better military and conquered british isles how will this affect medieval europe ? will anglo saxon or vikings or british invasions of france be stopped or more successful due to british overstretch ?
  6. Mary became queen of England in 1536?

    What if Henry VIII's 1536 jousting accident kills him, and Mary becomes queen almost two decades earlier than IOTL? I assume England would stay a Catholic country ITTL. Who could be Mary's husband, and what could happen to Ireland if both countries are Catholic? What about Scotland, would the...
  7. AltoRegnant

    WI: No Hundred Years War?

    so my TL, it seems, has butterflied the HYW in favor of Margret, maid of Norway, marrying Edward ii for an early Anglo-Scottish union. that's all well and good. but it leaves me without much of an idea as to how England and France will develop. Now, France seems like they'd be able to challenge...
  8. QTXAdsy

    WI/AHC Nessie Kaiju film comes out in 1977/78 and spawns a potential film series like Godzilla?

    Got this idea for this based on this question in which makes Gorgo the British Godzilla and a series after that. However, there were plans for a British kaiju movie for the late '70's starring the Loch Ness Monster herself, Nessie! For many Kaiju fans, it is one of the great WI questions if...
  9. PakistaniGuyUK

    Soccer WI: Scotland National Football Team the most dominant among the 'Home Nations' (including non-Sporting Butterflies for this ATL Britain)

    With a population of 5m versus 50m Scotland were always realistically gonna play second fiddle to England among the Home Nations's sides. Nonetheless, as highlighted by someone on a Euros soccer thread a couple of months ago the head to heads between England and Scotland are surprisingly even...
  10. For Want of a Musketball - An English Civil Wars Timeline
    Threadmarks: The Battle of Marston Moor

    But providence doth often so dispose. - Oliver Cromwell July 2nd, 1644. Richard reckoned it had been about an hour since the battle started when the Bradford company were called to reinforce the left. The men had almost immediately begun to speculate on what that might mean for the course of...
  11. Dan

    AHC: Retain an Independent Scotland

    I've been thinking, (not very hard), from what I can see, the last straw preventing the 1707 Act of Union between England and Scotland was the failure of the Darien colonies and the huge financial losses incurred by that. If King William III/II refuses permission for the Darien Colonies...
  12. Ferguson Makes It Three: A Scottish Football Timeline
    Threadmarks: 2002 World Cup Qualifying

    Ferguson Makes It Three: A Scottish Football Timeline 2002 World Cup UEFA Qualfiers Group 6 – 24th March 2001 Scotland 3 Belgium 2 Having begun their World Cup qualifying campaign with routine, albeit low scoring, wins over Latvia and San Marino and a 1-all draw with Croatia in Zagreb, Craig...
  13. सार्थक (Sārthākā)

    Providence and the United Kingdom: A British TL
    Threadmarks: OP

    What is this? Oh you know.......another Timeline? Don't you have like 2 ongoing timelines and multiple others? ......yes? *Sigh* what is it about? Basically a different history of Britain after the Crimean War to make a 'better' Britain. Better does not mean bigger though. The only land Britain...
  14. Older James V

    IOTL all but one children of James IV and Margaret Tudor died as infants, what if they are more lucky, and their firstborn (boy named James, born in 1507) also lives? That means shorter regency, but also different marriage options for him (as I doubt he'd wait for Madeleine of France, who is 14...
  15. Maximilian

    WI: Mary of Austria married James V of Scotland

    In 1528, Margaret of Austria, Governor of the Netherlands suggested that her niece Mary of Austria should wed King James V of Scotland. In OTL Mary declined because she was still in love with her late husband and did not wish to marry again. So let's assume that Mary is a little more accepting...
  16. WI: James V Steward lives until he's 60

    The death of King James V in 1542 caused another regency and risk of succesion crisis in Scotland. His only surviving child, - daugther Mary - was only six days old. The authority of Scotish crown was once again in ruins, and in comming decades, Scotland had to deal with multiple problems...
  17. सार्थक (Sārthākā)

    Elisabeth of Bohemia, the Winter Queen marries Gustav II Adolf of Sweden?

    Before the Kalmar War of 1611-13 broke out Gustav II of Sweden nearly found himself in a marriage with Elisabeth of Bohemia, who was James I/VI's daughter. OTl, the wife of Friedrich V of the Palatinate Electorate. It was only the Kalmar War that made marriage impossible as Anne, who had been...
  18. QTXAdsy

    What If...Scotland qualified for 2002 FIFA World Cup?

    Somewhat a sequel idea to this one I did sometime ago regarding had Scotland won that Euro Play-off match with England. Nice to have have a football question prior before the Euros coming up! :p After that tie until now, Scotland have never made back to a major tournament and the first WC to...
  19. AltoRegnant

    How Do We Prevent The Worst Of England's Actions With Scotland, Ireland, and Wales?

    The english naturally have a pretty nasty reputation, and of course it all started in Ireland and Scotland (and wales but i think they got to them a bit later). Despite this they historically would often try to say Britain is a nation of equals. Your goal is to make this true- at least in the...
  20. सार्थक (Sārthākā)

    Unify the English and Scottish Churches

    Basically between 1603 to 1625 James I otl tried to unify the English and Scottish churches and while he came close, he didn't manage to unify the Church of England and Scotland. How could James I accomplish this? What would be the repercussions of this? What would be the effects of it in Ireland?
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