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Did an Englishman invent the Scottish kilt?

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Published in Daily Trivia

The first documented evidence of its use was attributed to English industrialist Thomas Rawlinson who ran a foundry at Lochaber and who saw the benefits that a detachable garment would make, for the comfort and safety of his workers. This gave rise to the mistaken claim that "it was an Englishman who invented the Scottish kilt."

 

 

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