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Battlefield Road, Langside. Glasgow.

This morning, I visited the site of the Battle of Langside in Glasgow. What is now a busy, and heavily populated suburban location was, on May 13th 1562, an open, rural landscape where the tragic, Mary, Queen of Scots lost a battle against her half-brother following which she escaped to England where she was imprisoned for many years and finally executed.

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Dumbarton Castle, Scotland

Dumbarton Castle, Scotland with River Leven in foreground.

This evening, I am focusing on Dumbarton Castle which is located on the north bank of the Firth of Clyde in S.W. Scotland. Dumbarton is about twenty one miles N.W. of Glasgow.

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