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 MELROSE (SCOTLAND) - LoveToKnow Article on MELROSE (SCOTLAND)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The water supply of Melrose, like that of Stoneham and of Med-ford, is derived from the metropolitan reservoir called Spot Pond in Stoneham, immediately-west of Melrose.
The name is said to be due to a resemblance of the scenery to that of Melrose, Scotland.
In 1574 Melville returned to Scotland, and almost immediately received the appointment of principal of Glasgow University, which had fallen into an almost ruinous state, the college having been shut and the students dispersed.
www.1911ency.org /M/ME/MELROSE_SCOTLAND_.htm   (2561 words)

 scotland geography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The geography and topology of Scotland Scottish geography...
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Scotland's mainland is 275 miles (440km) from north (Cape Wrath...
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It was founded about 1150 by Hugo de Morville, Constable of Scotland, who brought a community from Alnwick in Northumberland.
The monastery was burnt to the ground by Edward II, who encamped in the grounds when retreating from Scotland in 1322; but it was restored under Robert I, who himself contributed largely.
At the Dissolution it was created a temporal lordship, and conferred by James VI on the Earl of Mar, who made it over to his third son, ancestor of the Earl of Buchan.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05167a.htm   (312 words)

 History of Leith, Edinburgh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The earliest accounts of potato cultivation in Scotland date from the latter 17th century but it seems that it was not widely grown until around 1725.
As midday struck in Scotland, the country’s old regiments slipped into history.
DRIVE along the shores of Loch Oich - one of three lochs forming Scotland’s Caledonian Canal - and you will find yourself amid some of the most spectacular Highland scenery imaginable.
www.leithhistory.co.uk   (485 words)

 History Of Rugby Football News and Related Sites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Informative study of the early history of the rugby game in Australia.
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The Scottish Borders Melrose Scotland Melrose Rugby Sevens home
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