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... he himself died in 1872.
On the tour we were shown Maggie Dickson’s pub, located in the Grassmarket area, where the executions took place until 1774. In 1724 Maggie was hung for killing her newborn baby and as her body was being taken to the cemetery she awoke from the dead. So she was brought back to the Grassmarket, to be hung again. However, just before she was hung the second time, they stopped the execution, as it ...
We couldn’t help but notice the new (1992) pipe organ on the south side of the nave. I read the plaque stating it was given to the church to honor the benefactor’s father!
Finally I stepped into the Chapel of the Knights of the Thistle with its ...
... that have taken place to prove….well they still haven’t proved anything. This was fascinating as I recall being intrigued by the lochness monster in primary school. It appears though, that many of the pictures produced are simply trick photography or other water objects that could be confused with a monster. That doesn’t stop Scotland from getting milking it from those who are gullible….the number of souvenirs of ‘Nessy’ you ...
... the five levels. The audio guide was interesting and we marveled at the furnishings and detailed set up of the living and bedroom areas for the Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and their guests. The tour also showed areas such as crew quarters, the bridge, engine room, laundry and full medical facility. The bottom area also acted as a pictorial museum of the Britannia's voyages, particularly royal family holidays. It was ...
... 8217;s castles, palaces and abbeys. The Church has a plaque with the names of all its serving priests and ministers since the 14thC to today…..pretty impressive. However, it was the ruined palace that really captured my imagination. It is beautifully located on a lock and park that runs down the side of the village. The palace was built by James IV for his new bride, Queen Margaret who was Henry VIII’s sister. Their son, James V and ...