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Stirling Castle: its place in Scottish history.

Eric Stair-Kerr

Stirling Castle: its place in Scottish history.

by Eric Stair-Kerr

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Published by James Maclehose and Sons in Glasgow .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination219 p.
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14376725M

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For a considerable time the Castle of Stirling was selected as the place of Coronation for the Scottish rulers, and the fact of its being a favourite residence for royalty brought it into notice as the birth-place of a succession of monarchs, and it was also the scene of several tragedies connected with the royal family. Stirling Castle is one of Scotland’s grandest castles due to its imposing position and impressive architecture. The Scenery will take your breath away. Tickets. Book online in advance for the best ticket price. Find out about the facilities we have in place to promote access for all.

There’s more than ever to see and do at Stirling Castle. Enter the world of Scotland’s Renaissance kings and queens and discover a world of colour, splendour and glorious craftsmanship. Learn about our history, uncover our secrets and be inspired by our gallery of photos and videos. There have been at least eight sieges of Stirling Castle, a strategically important fortification in Stirling, ng is located at the crossing of the River Forth, making it a key location for access to the north of Scotland.. The castle changed hands several times between English and Scottish control during the Wars of Scottish Independence (–).Location: Stirling Castle, Scotland.


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Excerpt from Stirling Castle: Its Place in Scottish History Stirling castle is a many-sided subject that can be treated in more than one way. The story of the castle might be dealt with in a book divided into sections, each one taking up a special part, such as Military History, Stirling as a Royal Palace, Notable Visitors, etc.5/5(1).

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Public domain in the USA. 47 downloads in the last 30 days. Readers also downloaded. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stair-Kerr, Eric. Stirling castle. Stirling, Eneas Mackay [] (OCoLC) Document Type.

A history of Stirling Castle, one of the largest and most historically important castles in Scotland. Second edition. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates. CONDITION. In a black cloth binding.

Externally smart, with just a few marks. Internally, firmly bound. Internet Archive BookReader Stirling Castle: its place in Scottish history. A Brief History of Stirling Castle. The first written account of Stirling Castle occurred inwhen Alexander I wrote of a chapel on the spot where the castle now stands.

Inthe castle was handed as a ransom to Henry II of England in exchange for William the Lion, the then King of Scotland. Access. History. History. Stirling Castle has been likened to ‘a huge brooch clasping Highlands and Lowlands together’.

From high on a volcanic outcrop, the castle guarded the lowest crossing point of the River Forth for centuries. Today it remains a great symbol of Scottish independence and national pride.

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of. Hereditary office of the Earls of Mar Stirling Castle, located in Stirling, is one of the largest and most important castles in Scotland, both historically and architecturally. The castle sits atop Castle Hill, an intrusive crag, which forms part of the Stirling Sill geological s/wars: Sieges and occupations during the Wars of.

Neil Oliver explores the history of Stirling Castle, a favourite residence of the royal Stewarts. We in the Oliver family consider Stirling Castle our own personal property, so there.

Sinceanyone living within the space defined by what is called ‘the Old Burgh boundary’ – the ancient city limits, if you will – has had free entry. About Stirling Castle Stirling Castle was the key to the kingdom of Scotland, dominating a vast volcanic rock above the river Forth at the meeting point between Lowlands and Highlands.

Its origins are ancient and over the centuries it grew into a great royal residence and a powerful stronghold. Buy Stirling Castle Its Place in Scottish History Second Edition by Stair-Kerr, Eric (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Guided Tours. A great way to discover the people and events which have shapes its past – and Scotland’s history. Our friendly guides enjoy sharing stories and fascinating facts with visitors, as well as answering questions.

Guided tours are included in the ticket price and take place on the hour between 10am and 5pm, starting at the well outside the Fort Major's House.

Stirling Castle is a many-sided subject that can be treated in more than one way. The story of the castle might be dealt with in a book divided into sections, each one taking up a special part, such as Military History, Stirling as a Royal Palace, Notable Visitors, etc.; but I have thought it better to set forth the whole of the castle’s history in chronological order, and, after discussing.

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The book is published by Eneas Mackay, Stirling edition. Stirling Castle in Poetry. The Stirling Heads. The books cover is black cloth boards with gold gilt title wriitng to the spine. Step into the palace of James V and be transported into the rich world of Scotland’s royalty in the s.

Splendidly decorated and furnished, it recalls the years when it was the childhood home of Mary Queen of Scots.

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