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Category: Stirling

A Kingdom Without Castles

A Kingdom Without Castles

It was a hot and muggy July in 1314 at Stirling Castle on the eastern coast of Scotland. Good King Robert, the Bruce, had just won a great victory at Blàr Allt a’ Bhonnaich  or the Battle of Bannockburn, sending England’s Edward II, his pride […]

The Green Lady of Stirling Castle

The Green Lady of Stirling Castle

Stirling is one of Scotland’s great castles, architecturally and historically. It dates back at least a thousand years, with reports as early as the 1100’s of Alexander I endowing a chapel there. Standing at a crossroads, it has been the site of many battles, and […]