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Nesting swan at Lochleven Castle

This morning, benefiting from sunny, dry weather we embarked on a trip, ex-Edinburgh. as follows:

  • First, to Linlithgow Palace, a former Stuart royal palace on banks of a loch (lake). Thus former high status residence is where Mary was born on or about Dec 7th 1542 although the actual room is no longer intact. In 1746 the palace was destroyed by fire, apparently accidentally, in course of occupation by Redcoat soldiers.However, the basic stone structure remains intact and makes for a rewarding visit and insight into the Renaissance period.

Linlithgow Loch

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(Above video clip shows Linlithgow town and Linlithgow Peel from atop Linlithgow Palace.)

This evening, I am posting information on the ancient town of Linlithgow in West Lothian, Scotland. Location is about twenty miles west of Edinburgh.

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Stained glass in South Transept

Stained glass in South Transept.

This evening, I am posting information on the historic parish church of St. Michael’s in Linlithgow, Scotland.

Linlithgow is an ancient town situated about twenty miles due west of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. The key visitor attraction is Linlithgow Palace the entrance to which sits adjacent to St. Michael’s.

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