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 St Andrews Links - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
St Andrews Links in the city of St Andrews, Scotland, is regarded as the "home of golf".It is the oldest course in the world.
St Andrews is also home to the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, one of most prestigious golf clubs and one of the two rule making authorities of golf.
The courses of St Andrews Links are owned by the local authorities and operated by St Andrews Links Trust, a charitable organisation.
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 St Andrews - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
St Andrews is said to have become a bishopric in the 9th century, and when the Pictish and Scottish churches merged in 908, the primacy was transferred to it from Dunkeld, its bishops becoming thereafter known as bishops of Alban.
Currently (2005), St Andrews is part of the North East Fife Parliamentary Constituency, which is represented in the UK Parliament by Sir Menzies Campbell CBE QC MP and in the Scottish Parliament by Iain Smith MSP.
The picturesque ruins of St Andrews Castle stand on a rocky promontory much worn away by the sea.
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 Saint Andrew - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Concerning this there are several legends which state that the relics of Andrew were brought under supernatural guidance from Constantinople to the place where the modern St Andrews stands (Pictish, Muckross; Gaelic, Cill Rìmhinn).
Andrew is represented in art as an old man with long white hair and a beard, holding the Gospel in his right hand, and leaning on his characteristic saltire cross.
St Andrew's Day is observed on November 30 in both the Eastern and Western churches, and is the national day of Scotland.
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 St Andrews castle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
St Andrews castle is a picturesque ruin located in the coastal town of St Andrews in Fife, Scotland.
In 1445 the castle was the birthplace of James III.
During an armistice in April 1547, John Knox entered the castle and served as the garrison's preacher for the remainder of the siege.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/St_Andrews_castle   (1206 words)

  
 St Andrews, Bristol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
St Andrews is well served by public transport, with frequent buses to all parts of the city and an hourly train service from Montpelier to Bristol Temple Meads, Clifton and Avonmouth.
St Andrews is a suburb of Bristol, England situated about 3 km (1.8 miles) north of the city centre.
The area is centred on St Andrew's Park, a pleasant west-facing park laid out in 1895, which is home to events such as 'Music in the Park' during the summer, and 'Carols in the Park' at Christmas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/St_Andrews%2C_Bristol   (1206 words)

  
 The R&A Homepage
Yet the reformation stripped St Andrews of its religious significance, the university was in danger of being moved to Perth and the cathedral once attended by Robert the Bruce lay in ruins when the Society of St Andrews Golfers, later to become the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, was formed in 1754.
As early as 1123 the famous stretch of linksland which had been left by the receding waters of the North Sea was granted by King David I to the bishops who controlled St Andrews.
St Andrew became the patron saint of Scotland and the city grew in size, prestige and wealth.
www.randa.org /index.cfm?action=homeOfGolf.home   (372 words)

  
 Kingsbarns, near St Andrews, Scotland - Golf development news - Kinkell - St Andrews Links Trust Course No.7
A St Andrews councillor confirmed yesterday that she will participate in the decision-making process for St Andrews Links Trust's proposed new seventh public golf course, dismissing suggestions her influence on the vote might be biased by her having spent seven years as a member of the links management committee.
Proposals by St Andrews Links Trust to develop a new multi-million pound golf course on the edge of the town have received a significant boost with the news that a leading conservation pressure group is not planning to object to the initiative.
Controversial plans by St Andrews Links Trust for a seventh golf course on the edges of the town have been opposed by St Andrews Community Council, amid claims that it is premature and is a threat to the town’s proposed green belt and its landscape setting.
www.kingsbarnslinks.com /localnews/golf/kinkell.htm   (2389 words)

  
 St Andrews Night
A fragment is in St. Mary's Cathedral in Edinburgh.
St Andrew's relics disappeared during the Reformation of the Scottish churches, when the Protestant Church came into being and broke away from the Roman Catholic church.
A cathedral was built there which was started in 1160 and took 158 years to build (the ruins can still be seen today) and the town became an important site of Christian pilgrimage.
www.scotlandsmusic.com /st-andrews-night.htm   (993 words)

  
 St Andrews Castle on a small group tour of Scotland
The strength of the castle at this time is shown by the fact that the revenues of the kingdom, by act of parliament, were kept in "a kist of four keys," in the "Castle of St. Andrews, under the care of the bishop and prior of the monastery." James III was born in the castle.
The first Castle of St. Andrews was built about 1200 by Bishop Roger, son of Robert, third Earl of Leicester.
The conspirators were soon joined in the castle by one hundred and twenty of their friends and held the place for more than a year.
www.visitkilliecrankie.com /standrews-castle.htm   (993 words)

  
 St. Andrew's Castle
Andrews was established as an Augustinian foundation and was used for over three hundred years, until it was destroyed during the Reformation.
The Archbishop of St Andrews, Cardinal David Beaton (1494-1546), had the Protestant Preacher, George Wishart, taken to North Street in March 1546, where he was tied to a stake and burned alive.
Andrews was consecrated on July 5, 1318 by Bishop Wardlaw in the presence of King Robert the Bruce and it was recognized by a Papal Bull of Benedict XIII in 1413.
www.hauntedcastlesandhotels.com /Scotland/StAndrews.htm   (993 words)

  
 Visit St andrews on a highly personalized small group tour of Scotland.
The history of St. Andrews is crowded with incidents which punctuate the cavalcade of Scottish history, and the growth of Scottish institutions and culture, with the names of famous prelates, martyrs and reformers and their deeds to be found in all quarters of the town.
Of the many historical buildings of St. Andrews, first to be noted must be the Cathedral, which founded in 1160 and then consecrated in 1318, was by far the largest church in Scotland before its destruction at the reformation.
St Andrews is a matchless blend of past and present.
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 Travels in Scotland : St. Andrews Castle
Andrews Castle is not exactly a castle -- it is a sumptuous Bishop's residence.
The ghost of the murdered bishop, dangled naked from the tower house, is supposed to haunt the castle.
The castle was much damaged by cannon fire during the seige, and a unique mine and countermine were dug from the castle grounds.
www.phouka.com /travel/castles/standrews/standrews.html   (993 words)

  
 Schottland4Fans - die Seite für den Schottland-Fan
St Andrews Castle passed next to the illegitimate brother of the Regent Earl of Arran, Archbishop John Hamilton who, though finally hanged after he was implicated in the death of Lord Darnley, was able to rebuild most of the castle in his lifetime.
Comries lies on the route of the Coast to Coast Walk from Oban to St Andrews and is a welcome stopping off point for the weary traveller.
It was in Falkland Castle, later replaced by the Palace, that in 1402 the heir to the throne, David, the eldest son of Robert III, died while a prisoner of his uncle, the Duke of Albany.
schottland4fans.de /wissenswertes_fife_and_perthshire.shtml   (993 words)

  
 St Andrews - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
St Andrews is said to have become a bishopric in the 9th century, and when the Pictish and Scottish churches merged in 908, the primacy was transferred to it from Dunkeld, its bishops becoming thereafter known as bishops of Alban.
Currently (2005), St Andrews is part of the North East Fife Parliamentary Constituency, which is represented in the UK Parliament by Sir Menzies Campbell CBE QC MP and in the Scottish Parliament by Iain Smith MSP.
The University of St Andrews owed its origin to a society formed in 1410 by Lawrence of Lindores, abbot of Scone, Richard Cornwall, archdeacon of Lothian, William Stephen, afterwards archbishop of Dunblane, and a few others.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/St_Andrews   (2099 words)

  
 St Andrews (stadium) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The matter was raised in parliament, as St. Andrews was the only football ground in the country to be forced to close down, and the ban was ultimately lifted in March 1940.
It is said that when completed in December 1906, St. Andrews could house close to 75,000 fans.
Andrews is the home of Birmingham City F.C. who play in the FA Premier League.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/St_Andrews_(stadium)   (2088 words)

  
 ipedia.com: University of St Andrews Article
The University is situated in the city of St Andrews, on the Eastern coast of Scotland.
The University of St Andrews was founded in 1413 and is the oldest university in Scotland.
As stated above, the University was founded in 1413 when a charter of incorporation was bestowed upon the Priory of St Andrews Cathedral.
www.ipedia.com /university_of_st_andrews.html   (376 words)

  
 GOLFCOURSE.com - GOLF MAGAZINE's Directory of Golf Courses, Resorts & Clubs
Andrews' history: The fact that the course lay on the commons of St Andrews, granted the town together with its Royal Charter in 1140 afforded some, although not perfect protection.
St. Andrews, the Home of Golf and the location of the world famous Old Course, is also host to an extensive Golf Practice Centre.
It is no longer the poor relation of St. Andrews.
www.golfcourse.com /search/coursedtl_eu.cfm?source=EU&courseid=969   (1043 words)

  
 Visit St Andrews
St Andrews is a town meant for exploring.
St Andrews is also famous as a place of learning.
For many visitors, though, it's a game that draws them here, for St Andrews is the home of golf, the sport having been played here for some 600 years.
www.visit-standrews.co.uk   (261 words)

  
 St Andrews Link Trust appointment
St Andrews Links comprises 6 golf courses, including the Old Course and is the largest golf complex in Europe.
The St Andrews Links Trust was established in 1974 by a special Act of Parliament to take over the management of the Links from the St Andrews Town Council, which was about to cease to exist.
Under the 1974 Act, the Trust must "hold and maintain the Links as a public park and place of public resort and recreation for the residents of the town of St Andrews and others resorting thereto".
www.scotland.gov.uk /pages/news/2002/01/p_SE5155.aspx   (394 words)

  
 City of St.Andrews Home
St Andrews Dating offers singles in the St Andrews area some of the best online dating services and tools to help you find your right match, enabling you to carefully select the personal characteristics of the people that...
St Andrews student radio Star FM is set to re-launch after a successful pilot earlier this year.
Sir Kenneth Dover, FRSE, FBA, Chancellor of the University of St Andrews, is to retire from office on December 31st 2005.
www.cityofstandrews.co.uk   (610 words)

  
 St. Andrews Home of Golf Presented by PCA Worldwide.com
St Andrews is open year round, except for two weeks in February and two weeks in November.
Golf at St Andrews in the middle 19th century was becoming increasingly popular, and the courses were becoming crowded.
St Andrews Links is the largest golfing complex in Europe.
www.pcaworldwide.com /history6.htm   (787 words)

  
 ARRAN, EARLS OF - LoveToKnow Article on ARRAN, EARLS OF
On account of the murder of th)rd Russell on the border in July 1585, of which he was accused in Elizabeth, he was imprisoned at the castle of St Andrews, and su bsequently the banished lords with Elizabeths support entered so otland, seized the government apd proclaimed Arran a traitor.
Brodick Castle, the ancestral.t of the dukes of Hamilton, is a splendid mgnsion on the rthern shore of Brodick Bay.
Glen Cloy the ruins of a fort bear the name of Bruces Castle, which his men lay concealed, and on the southern arm of Loch nza stands a picturesque ruined castle which is said to have m his hunting-seat.
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 Siege of St Andrews
The cardinal seems to have felt himself very secure in St Andrews where his uncle and he had so long defied their enemies both of England and Scotland-so secure that he could afford to be careless.
Syne the governor and council concluded, that they would ding down the said castle to the ground, that it should not be holden again as a strength: which was done hastily at command of the council.
Hostile measures of all kinds were taken against the garrison.
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 Illustrated Guide to Places to Visit - St Andrews Castle
St Andrews has been the ecclesiastical centre for Scotland ever since a relic of St Andrew, brother of St Peter, found its way to the Pictish settlement of Kinrymont (the previous name for the hamlet which existed here, possibly as far back as the 4th century.
This is another castle perched on the top of a cliff, this time in the historic town of St Andrews with its University
During that time much of the original castle was destroyed and it is a building which was started at the end of the 14th century which we see today.
www.rampantscotland.com /visit/blvisitstandrews.htm   (787 words)

  
 St Andrews Castle
The Castle was the former Bishops' Palace, the residence of the Archbishops of St Andrews.
For example, it was the Archbishop of St Andrews who, in 1306, placed the Scottish Crown upon the head of Robert the Bruce at his coronation at Scone in defiance of Edward I, an act for which the Archbishop was later imprisoned.
The first castle on this site probably dates from around 1200 - evidence in itself that the office was as much political as religious in medieval times.
www.visit-standrews.co.uk /pages/castle.htm   (787 words)

  
 St. Andrews
Andrews is nestled in one of New Castle County's fastest growing areas.
St. Andrews is a hidden treasure surrounded by trees.
St. Andrews location puts a full menu of services and amenities at your beck and call.
www.standrewsapts.com   (787 words)

  
 St Andrews - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about St Andrews
Of these laymen, who were thus invested with ecclesiastical revenues, some were men of high birth and rank, like the famous Lord James Stewart, the Prior of St Andrews, who did not fail to keep for their own use the rents, lands, and revenues of the church.
In the 9th century, St Andrews was a bishopric.
The town is named after St Andrew, the patron saint of Scotland.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /St%20Andrews   (787 words)

  
 History On-Line
Bristol Ph.D. The lathe of Lympne: a study of a region of Kent from the 5th to 8th centuries A.D. Richardson.
Bristol Ph.D. The cult of King Charles the martyr: the rise and fall of a political theology, c.1640-1859.
Andrew F. Butcher.) Kent Ph.D. 'Esspy, speik furth and spair notht / Considder weil I cair notht': a social interpretation of the castle in Scotland.
www.history.ac.uk /ihr/Resources/Theses/tc99.html   (787 words)

  
 Kenneth Dover - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sir Kenneth Dover returned to St Andrews as the university's Chancellor in 1981; he was the first Chancellor in the University's history to be neither a peer nor an archbishop.
In 1955, he was appointed Professor of Greek at the University of St Andrews, and was twice Dean of the university's Faculty of Arts during his twenty-one years there.
Born in London, he was educated at the city's St Paul's School before going on to study at Balliol College, Oxford.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kenneth_J._Dover   (787 words)

  
 University of St Andrews - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The university is situated in the Royal Burgh of St Andrews, on the east coast of Scotland.
The University of St Andrews was founded between 1410 and 1413 and is the oldest university in Scotland (and third oldest in the English speaking world).
The University of St Andrews Students' Association was formed by a merger of the Students' Representative Council (SRC) and the Students' Union.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_St._Andrews   (1480 words)

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