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25 June 2007

Bill's crowning glory

Media Releases

On 30 June 2007, spectators all over the country and beyond will once again witness the rare and unique procession of the Scottish crown as it leaves its home at Edinburgh Castle and goes down the Royal Mile to take pride of place at the opening of the Scottish Parliament in the attendance of HM The Queen. However, as the Commissioners of the Regalia begin the task of signing over this beautiful symbol of Scottish sovereignty to the care of the Duke of Hamilton for the day, there will be one man who will be able to sit back and relax knowing his role in the proceedings is complete.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17484

18 June 2007

Appointment extensions to the Historic Environment Advisory Council for Scotland

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Two members of the Historic Environment Advisory Council for Scotland have received extensions to their terms of office.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=19030

31 May 2007

Arthur’s secrets

Media Releases

The dramatic crags and hills of Holyrood Park - including of course, its most famous landmark, Arthur’s Seat - are integral to Edinburgh’s distinctive skyline. And throughout next month, the Holyrood Park Ranger Service is inviting the public to come along to discover some of the secrets of this fascinating landscape in the heart of the capital.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17481

24 May 2007

Children learn to appreciate heavy metal - and the ‘kings of bling’ of prehistory

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The current fashion for ‘bling’ is not just a modern day phenomenon, as schoolchildren taking part in an ongoing Historic Scotland education initiative are finding out.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17492

24 May 2007

Crime Scene Fortification

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History becomes most horrid at Stirling Castle. There’s been a murder. The victim? The Earl of Douglas. The culprit? James II. The accomplices? Royal courtiers and attendants. Cause of death? 26 stab wounds, and fall from a window at Stirling Castle. Time of death? 555 years ago! This is just one of the many dark tales visitors can dare to experience at Stirling Castle on 2 and 3 June 2007 as Historic Scotland delves into History Most Horrid, a fun event suitable for the whole family.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=17499

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