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Traditions and stories of Scottish castles

A. H. Millar

Traditions and stories of Scottish castles

by A. H. Millar

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Published by Sands & Co. in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Castles -- Scotland.

  • Edition Notes

    Index.

    Statementby A.H. Millar.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 332p. :
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20678967M

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Traditions and Stories of Scottish Castles by A. H Millar, LL.D The first collection of castle on this page are from the above book but below we are listing other castles where we also have information from other sources. I absolutely loved this book. It was fresh and light, yet full of spice and all things of Scotland.

Nigel Tranter takes different castles from all over Scotland and gives us a little sketch of the castle for one to visualize then some history and a tale or two about some of its owners or stories/5.

At first glance, this is a very nice Little book. It contains stories relating to 45 Castles across Scotland. Each story is about 2 pages long, and each is illustrated by a drawing of the Castle.

All Castles are also marked on a map. So far so good. But when you start reading, things get a 4/4(3). Dunnottar was the last of the Castles to be attacked, inand to its siege a particular interest was attached. Since the Union of the Crowns in the person of James VI., half a century before this time, the Scottish nation had watched over the regalia of the kingdom with peculiar jealousy.

Traditions and stories of Scottish castles. Edinburgh ; London: Sands, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: A H Millar.

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- (Lallybroch Main House) Erchless Castle, though thus intimately associated with war, has also a traditional romance of love, the story of which is still current in the locality, though dates are lacking.

About six miles from the Castle, on the other side of the Beauly River, stands the Castle of Beaufort, the ancient seat of the Clan Fraser.

It so happened at one time that.Gaels migrated into Scotland from Ireland until the Norsemen began their raids on the Scottish coast, and the stories of Fingal would doubtless have come across too.

Soon he became revered in Scotland and, boosted by the Ossianic heroic verse and songs, his name was a natural choice to assign to this dramatic and awe-inspiring cavern.

Glamis Castle, one of the most haunted castles in Great Britain, was the talk of ancient Europe during the second half of the 19th century. The castle was connected with tales involving secret passages, hidden prisoners, initiation rites, and shadowy figures seen on the ramparts late at night.