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29 June 2009

World Heritage Committee meeting - report on the mission to Edinburgh

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Michael Russell, Minister for Culture, External Affairs and the Constitution, said: “Edinburgh has to balance being a city recognised for its historic legacy alongside serving as a thriving capital city for an ambitious nation.” “The committee has recognised how much positive work is being done to ensure that remains the case. I am delighted that they also comment on the passion for the city that they saw in the people they met when Dr Rossler and Professor Wedhorn visited.”

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=24229

29 June 2009

Stirling Castle Skeleton Reveals Violent Life Of A Medieval Knight

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Archaeologists believe that bones discovered at Stirling Castle may have belonged to a young knight killed in battle or during a siege. Even though the warrior was probably only in his mid-20s he appears to have suffered several serious wounds in earlier fights. Indeed, he may have been living for some time with a large arrowhead in his chest.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=24231

29 June 2009

Raising a glass to Scotland's historic pubs

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Scotland’s drinking dens are being celebrated in a new book charting the different styles and types of traditional pubs. Historic Scotland, working alongside the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), has looked at how some of the most historic public houses in Scotland have survived and developed over the years, the quality of the interior often outshining an anonymous exterior, to create Raising the Bar, An Introduction to Scotland’s Historic Pubs.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=24234

26 June 2009

Sorting out the knights from the knaves in the 'K' factor

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Knight School events – in which ‘knights in armour’ demonstrate for visitors the chivalric code of honesty, bravery, honour and loyalty – have become a popular highlight of Historic Scotland’s annual educational and interpretation programme at leading heritage venues throughout the country. And from Saturday 27th to Tuesday 30th June, knaves of all ages will once again be challenged to find out if they have what it takes to become a knight when The ‘K’ Factor comes to Stirling Castle.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=24215

26 June 2009

Knights in clash in Linlithgow joust

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Knights in armour will be mounting their steeds and reaching for their lances for a spectacular summer joust at Linlithgow Palace. The medieval clash takes place on the weekend of 11 and 12 July, against one of Scotland’s most beautiful historic backdrops. As the knights charge into the fray they will be accompanied by a dramatic soundtrack. Linlithgow Palace was a favourite residence of the Stewart kings and queens, the lands around it and the loch were their playground. But you don’t have to be royalty to enjoy this summer’s display of skill and daring.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largetext/news_search_results/news_article.htm?articleid=24217

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