Videos tagged with "15th"
Presbytery Interior Melrose Abbey Scotttish Borders Scotland [00:33]
Tour Scotland video of the interior of the ruined presbytery in Melrose Abbey on visit to the Scottish Borders. The Presbytery window of Melrose Abbey dates from the 15th Century. The Presbytery housed the high altar, lit by the magnificent window.
Border Stronghold Near Kelso Scottish Borders Of Scotland [00:29]
Tour Scotland video of a Border Stronghold near Kelso on visit to Scottish Borders. The Pringles, who built the tower in the first half of the 15th century, were a prominent Border family. Their position as squires of the powerful earls of Black Douglas brought them the lucrative position of warden of the Ettrick Forest. They suffered from the reivers, as did all people on both sides of the Border. During two raids in 1544, reivers from Northumberland got away with over 700 cattle and 100 horses. The family relocated to Galashiels in the later 16th century, and in 1645 the tower and estate at Smailholm was purchased by the Scotts of Harden, near Hawick.
River Tay Taymount Opening 2013 [10:24]
Here is a short film from the Tay Salmon Fishing Season Opening on the 15th January 2013 from Taymount Estate of the River Tay in Scotland. The full 30 minute episode on Field2StreamTV will be going out in approximately 10 days.
John Roy Gravestone Lundie Angus Scotland [00:34]
Tour Scotland video of the John Roy gravestone in the churchyard in Lundie on visit to Angus Region. Erected by the Kirk Session and a few friends in memory of Mr John Roy, schoolmaster of Lundie who died 10th of January, 1874, aged 78. In early life he taught at Dundee and Broughty Ferry. He settled in Lundie in 1841 and resigned on 15th of May, 1874. Successful as a teacher and faithful as on office bearer of the church he died deeply lamented. Janet Law, his wife, died 20th April, 1885, aged 81.
Sir David Richmond Celtic Cross Gravestone Necropolis Glasgow Scotland [00:42]
Tour Scotland video of the Sir David Richmond Celtic Cross Gravestone on visit to Glasgow Necropolis. David was born on the 14th and baptised on the 24th of July 1843 in Kilmadock Parish, Perthshire. He was the ninth of the ten known children of James King Richmond and Mary Lauchlan, both originally from Ayrshire. He served as the Lord Provost of Glasgow from 1896 until 1899. In 1899 he was knighted by Queen Victoria. In the same year he received further civic recognition when Richmond Park, Glasgow, was opened and named after him. Sir David Richmond died on the 15th of January 1908, at 7h 40m am, at 53, Albert Drive, Glasgow.