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Guardian of Scotland, victor of the Battle of Stirling Bridge 1297
King of Scotland, victor of the battle of Bannockburn 1314
Prime Minister of the UK 1997-2007
Discoverer of Penicillin, the world's first antibiotic drug
Inventor and engineer whose improvements to the steam engine greatly facilitated the industrial revolution
Inventor of the world's first practical, publicly demonstrated television system
Actor best known for portraying the character of James Bond
National poet of the poems 'Auld Lang Syne' and a 'Red, Red Rose'
Missionary and explorer of central Africa
Author of 'Treasure Island' and the 'Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde'
Mother of James VI, abdicated 1567, executed in England 1587
Author and creator of the detective Sherlock Holmes
Chemist and inventor of waterproof fabrics such as the raincoat
Author of 'The Wealth of Nations' 1776
Author of 'Ivanhoe', 'Rob Roy' and 'The Lady of the Lake'
King killed at the Battle of Flodden Field 1513
Philosopher, author of 'A Treatise of Human Nature' 1739
Churchman and father of the Protestant Reformation in Scotland 1514-72
Head of the RAF during the Battle of Britain 1940
Commander of the British Expiditionary Force WWI 1915-18
Pirate and privateer, hung at Execution Dock London 1701
Physician and pioneer of naval hygiene in the Royal Navy who developed the theory that citrus fruits cured scurvy
Engineer, builder of the London and East India docks and Southwark, Waterloo and London Bridges
Seaman and castaway, model for Daniel Defoe's 'Robinson Crusoe'
Cyclist, multi world champion and winner of six Olympic gold medals

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