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Pictish Nation: A Pictish Drawing by F. Lennox Campello
The Power of Pictish Women. The idea that women may have had unusually high status in medieval Pictish society has long been the subject of scholarly fascination – and dispute – even though there has never been much evidence on which to pin opposing views. Whenever the Pictish royal succession was in dispute, kings were chosen from the female royal line rather than the male.