The View was taken in the Year 1778. The Print shews the south-west aspect of the Castle.
John Knox is considered as one of the founders of the Scottish Reformation
Few families, says Sir Walter Scott, can boast of more historical renown than that of Graham.
The royal Palace bearing the above name was originally an abbey, founded by David I., A. D. 1128.
The ancient Gaelic name of Iona was unis nan Druineach, the Isle of the Druids. The Westminster Abbey of Scotland.
Towards the middle of the 13th century, Gilbert, seneschal to the Earl of Lennox, obtained from him a part of the lands of Buchanan in Stirlingshire, and took his name from them.
Linlithgow Palace is a ruined castle in the Scottish town of Linlithgow. Both James V and Mary Stuart were born there.
The Clan of the Mac-Nicols, Sinclai, Colqhon, Farquharson, Urqhart, Mathesons, Mac-Niels, Clan Mac-Ivor, Chisholm, Mac-Lean, Clar-Innis
The different Clans of the Scottish Highlands. Chiefs, warriors and farmers. The colours of the bards. Tartan and plaid.
The first Robert Bruce came to England as a knight of Normandy, in the wake of William the Conqueror. After William’s victory over Harold, he sent him to the northern parts of England to subdue them.
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