The royal centre of Forteviot in Strathearn, Perthshire is one of the most famous early medieval sites in Scotland. It has traditionally been regarded as a royal capital, first of the powerful Pictish kingdom of Fortriu and then of the early Scots. This study of this famous site throws light on Pictish kingship and the Church.
Nick Aitchison is an archaeologist and historian who received his PhD from the University of Glasgow. His earlier book Scotland's Stone of Destiny was praised by Current Archaeology as 'an excellent account, bringing together history, mythology and archaeology'. He now lives in Gloucester.