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Johnnie Armstrong Memorial, Carlenrig, Scottish Borders

This evening, I am again focusing on the lawless Scottish Borders region during the 16th century. This was a time when the region was dominated by powerful families including Armstrongs, Maxwells, Scotts and many more who supplemented their income by raiding ¬†each other and the English to the south. These activities were known as ‘reiving’ a Scots word meaning raiding.

Read more on Visit Carlenrig, Scotland…



Tourneyholm, Kershopefoot, Scottish Borders

This evening, I am posting information on the site known as Tourneyholm which lies on the Scottish side of the England-Scotland border, about four miles south of Newcastleton.

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Lang Sandy, Rowanburn, Eskdale, Dumfriesshire,Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on the small village of Rowanburn which is located in the Scottish Borders region of Southern Scotland.

Read more on Visit Rowanburn, Scotland…