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  Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Scotland, or in Gaelic, Alba, is a country (formerly an independent kingdom) of northwest Europe, occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
Scotland was first united with England in 1603, when the Scottish King James VI also became James I of England.
Scotland comprises the northern part of the island of Great Britain; it is bordered on the south by England.
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 Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scotland (Alba in Gaelic) is a nation in northwest Europe and a constituent country of the United Kingdom.
The Kingdom of Scotland was united in 843, by King Kenneth I of Scotland, and is thus one of the oldest still-existing countries in the world.
Scotland's territorial extent is generally that established by the 1237 Treaty of York between Scotland and England and the 1266 Treaty of Perth between Scotland and Norway.
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 Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Scotland (Alba in Scottish Gaelic) is a country in northwest Europe, occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
Scotland's territorial extent is generally that established by the 1237 between Scotland and England and the 1266 Treaty of Perth between Scotland and Norway.
Scotland has many national sporting associations, such as the Scottish Football Association (SFA) which is home to the famous Old Firm, consisting of Glasgow Celtic and Glasgow Rangers football clubs or the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU).
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 Cambuskenneth Abbey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Cambuskenneth Abbey is a ruined Augustinian monastery located on an area of land enclosed by a meander of the River Forth near Stirling in Scotland.
In 1486 Margaret of Denmark died at nearby Stirling Castle and was buried at the abbey.
The abbey was acquired by the crown in 1908, and it is presently managed by Historic Scotland.
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 Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1707, the Kingdom of Scotland merged with the Kingdom of England to form the Kingdom of Great Britain (the King of Scotland had already inherited the English throne in 1603).
It was one of several that developed from the Anglian spoken in the Northumbrian kingdom of Bernicia which in the 6th century conquered the British kingdom of Gododdin and renamed its capital of Dunedin to Edinburgh.
In 1603 the Scottish King VI of Scotland">James VI inherited the throne of England, and became VI of Scotland">James I of England.
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 Scotland - ArtPolitic Encyclopedia of Politics : Information Portal
Scotland, or in Gaelic Alba, is the northern part of Great Britain, bordering to the south on England.
Scotland consists of the mainland area plus several island groups, including the Shetland, Orkney, and the Hebrides, divided into the Inner Hebrides and Outer Hebrides.
Scotland has also retained a separate education system and a separate State church, the Church of Scotland.
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 scotland
Scotland, or in Gaelic, Alba, consists of a formerly independent kingdom located in the northern one third of the island of Great Britain.
Scotland consists of a mainland area plus several island groups, including the Shetlandss, the Orkneyss, and the Hebrides, divided into the Inner Hebrides and Outer Hebrides.
The Church of Scotland (often referred to as The Kirk) is the national church.
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 Holyrood Abbey - TheBestLinks.com - Scotland, 18th century, 1128, Edinburgh, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Holyrood Abbey is a ruined Augustinian Abbey in Edinburgh, Scotland.
The abbey (which is sited in the grounds of the Palace of Holyroodhouse, which it predates) was built in 1128 at the order of King David I of Scotland.
The roof of the abbey collapsed in the 18th century, leaving it as it currently stands, a ruin.
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 Fife
This article is about the area in Scotland.
Fife is a unitary council region of Scotland situated between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth.
It is also a traditional county of Scotland, and a Lieutenancy Area.
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 Scotland Abbeys and Priories Gazetteer
A Benedictine abbey was founded in the 13th century and was made a cathedral in 1500.
A story associated with the Chapel is that the walls kept collapsing when being built, and the builders, deciding that a human sacrifice was needed to quiet evil spirits, buried a volunteer (Oran) in the walls.
Many of Scotland's early kings and queens, as well as Norse and Irish kings, are buried on the island.
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 Scottish Abbeys.
Henry Thorold is the author of the "Collins Guide to Cathedrals, Abbeys and Priories" and winner of the Thomas Cook Award for the best guide-book of the year.
The history of the chapel, its relationship to freemasonry and the family behind the scenes, the Sinclairs, is brought to life, incorporating new, forgotten and often unknown evidence.
The Cloisters of Iona Abbey A collection of photographs depicting the carvings of the restored cloisters, with text reflecting on the meaning of each design and information about the flora and fauna of the Isle of Iona and beyond which most of the carvings represent.
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 Scotland Abbeys and Priories Gazetteer A-C
Remains include gatehouse, entrance towers, south transept, abbey guesthouse, the Regality Tower - a fortress and prison of the abbey-and the only surviving abbot's house in Scotland, now a museum.
Priory founded in 1230, ruins date from 13th-16th centuries.
Abbey Church forms part of the present parish church.
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 Learn more about Abbeys and priories in Scotland in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Learn more about Abbeys and priories in Scotland in the online encyclopedia.
Abbeys and priories in Scotland is a link page to any abbey, priory or other religious house in Scotland
See also: List of abbeys and priories, Abbeys and priories in England, Abbeys and priories in Wales, Dissolution of the Monasteries, List of castles, List of museums, List of historic houses
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 Alibris: Abbeys   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ingulph's Chronicle of the Abbey of Croyland, with the continuations by Peter of Blois and anonymous writers.
Scottish abbeys; an introduction to the mediaeval abbeys and priories of Scotland.
Abbeys : an introduction to the religious houses of England and Wales
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 Monastery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Thus in English-language usage, cathedrals, which were never monasteries, developed names such as York Minster, and abbeys could likewise be termed "minster" such as Westminster Abbey.
For a discussion of the history and development of monasteries see monasticism and abbey.
Originally, all Christian monks were hermits, and especially in the Middle East this continued to be very common until the decline of Syrian Christianity in the late Middle Ages.
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 GO BRITANNIA! Places to Visit While In Scotland
Scotland's best known abbeys are on the Borders.
Scotland doesn't possess the many large and impressive cathedrals of England, but be sure to visit the mass of beautifully sited ruins that was once St. Andrew's Cathedral.
So much of Scotland is wild and beautiful, seemingly untouched by human hands.
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 The world's top scotland websites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Scotland was first united with England in 1603, when the Scottish King James the Sixth became James the First of England and Scotland.
Queen Elizabeth II Head of State of the United Kingdom is descended from King James VI, the first Scottish monarch to also be King of England (James I of England from 1603).
Scotland has many national sporting associations, such as the Scottish Football Association or the Scottish Rugby Union.
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 Historic Scotland //
This Giclée print of an Historic Scotland property is by photographic artist, Andy Gray.
The high quality Giclée print is on fine art paper using lightfast inks.
Each print is produced individually in Scotland by the artist.
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 United Kingdom (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales) - Clubs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Selkirk: travel, maps, hotels, accommodation, scotland
Selkirk was the first municipality to benefit from King David I's ambitious plan to erect abbeys and priories throughout Scotland.
But Selkirk Abbey lasted for only 20 years before the Tyronensian monks, who apparently preferred Kelso's flatter location, abandoned it.
One of the most remarkable homes in Scotland, it is also said to be the oldest continuously inhabited.
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 FreisslerSoft Books Abbeys
Churches to Visit in Scotland: The Indispensable Guide to over 600 Abbeys Churches and Other Places to Worship
Sanctuaries the Northeast: A Guide to Lodgings in Monasteries, Abbeys, and Retreats of the United States
Sanctuaries the West Coast and Southwest: A Guide to Lodgings in Monasteries, Abbeys, and Retreats of the United States
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 Scottish Abbeys And Priories; Author: Fawcett, Richard; Paperback
Scottish Abbeys And Priories; Author: Fawcett, Richard; Paperback
Covers the famous Scottish sites such as lona and the border abbeys of Melrose and Jedburgh.
Includes a guide to 71 sites where significant upstanding remains can still be seen.From the foundation of Iona in 563 and the spread of Columban monasticism, through the impact of the Reformation right up to the present day, this book looks at the architecture and archaeology of the abbeys and priories in Scotland.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Books: Scottish Abbeys and Priories (Historic Scotland S.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Amazon.co.uk: Books: Scottish Abbeys and Priories (Historic Scotland S.)
Those dating from medieval times are some of the most inspiring buildings ever raised on Scottish soil, and Richard Fawcett brings to life not only the most famous examples, but also many lesser known foundations with the help of maps, plans, photographs and reconstructions, pointing out what can still be seen today.
Top of Page : Scottish Abbeys and Priories (Historic Scotland S.)
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.Scottish Abbeys An Introduction to the medieval Abbeys and Priories of Scotland
.Scotland 689 to the Present [The Edinburgh History of Scotland Vol 4]
.Scotland The Later Middle Ages [The Edinburgh History of Scotland Vol 2]
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Fife (Fìobh in Gaelic) is a unitary council region of Scotland situated between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth.
It is very occasionally known as Fifeshire especially in old documents and maps.
Kelty, Kennoway, Kilconquhar, Kilmany, Kincardine, Scotland, Kinghorn, Kinglassie, Kirkcaldy
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