The History of Leith

February 24, 2009

Stone of Destiny An Improbable Story About Key Event In Scottish History

It’s an improbable story, and one tailor-made for Hollywood.

So it’s surprising that the true account behind the Stone of Destiny is just coming to the big screen now, nearly six decades after the original events occurred. for more click here

Arbroath Abbey, in the scottish town of Arbroath, was founded in 1178 by King William the Lion for a group of Tironensian Benedictine monks from Kelso Abbey. It was consecrated in 1197 with a dedication to the deceased Saint Thomas Becket, whom the king had met at the English court. It was William’s only personal foundation — he was buried before the high altar of the church in 1214. for more click here

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