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17 May 2010

Expert reveal the face of Stirling's medieval knight after 650 years

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Historic Scotland announces new research into castle's skeletons following BBC show. A dramatic reconstruction has revealed the face of a medieval knight whose skeleton was discovered at Stirling Castle. This Thursday, BBC Two’s History Cold Case series will attempt to discover the identity of the warrior who may have been killed during Scotland’s Wars of Independence with England in the late 13th and 14th centuries.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=28082

14 May 2010

Orkney Venus returns to Westray for the summer

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School children from Pierowell School in Orkney are to meet Scotland’s oldest face - the 5,000 year old Orkney Venus, at Westray Heritage Centre today, Friday 14th May, when she returns home for the summer.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=28072

14 May 2010

Glasgow students create models of Historic Scotland sites

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Students at Glasgow Metropolitan College have created models of Inchmahome Priory and Edinburgh Castle as part of their HND course in 3D Model Making.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=28075

14 May 2010

Stirling Castle hosts creative writing exhibition

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Budding authors from an adult creative writing group are having their work displayed at an exhibition at Stirling Castle from Friday 14th May until Friday 21st May.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=28076

14 May 2010

Historic Scottish-French connection revisited

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Scotland’s links to a once all-powerful religious order are celebrated as part of an eleven-hundred year-old anniversary. A delegation from Cluny is visiting Scotland as part of a year-long commemoration to mark the anniversary of the founding of the Cluniac Order in Burgundy. Culture Minister Fiona Hyslop met the group as they visited Paisley Abbey, one of few remaining Scottish sites with links to the Order, one of the most influential in medieval Europe.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=28077

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