Author: Ian Kinsey

Ian, originally from Salford, is a former pilot, aviation manager, news director, correspondent, presenter, magazine editor, contributor, public and media relations consultant. A law and historian wannabee he has lived and worked in the UK, Canada, US, Europe and the Middle East. Ian now calls Dundee home and volunteers with various community and activist groups.

The Black Douglas

Ian Kinsey

Ian Kinsey tells the story of Sir James Douglas, a feared lieutenant of Robert the Bruce known as The Black Douglas. The Black Douglas was instrumental in achieving Scotland’s independence, and came close to capturing York itself after the battle of Myton.