Videos tagged with "aberdeen"
Memorial to John Barbour St Machar's Cathedral Aberdeen Scotland [00:53]
Tour Scotland video of the memorial to John Barbour in St Machar's Cathedral on visit to Aberdeen. John Barbour born in 1320, died 13th of March 1395, was a Scottish poet and the first major named literary figure to write in Scots. By 1357 he was Archdeacon of the Kirk of St Machar in Aberdeen. This memorial was created by wood carver, Roland Fraser.
Prayer Candle St Machar's Cathedral Aberdeen Scotland [00:31]
Tour Scotland video of a Prayer Candle in St Machar's Cathedral on visit to Aberdeen. I will commonly light a candle for someone I know when I visit a Scottish Cathedral. Beannachd Dia dhuit, blessings of God be with you.
West Memorial Stained Glass Window St Machar's Cathedral Aberdeen Scotland [00:40]
Tour Scotland video of the West memorial stained glass window in St Machar's Cathedral on visit to Aberdeen.
Crombie Memorial Stained Glass Window St Machar's Cathedral Aberdeen Scotland [00:46]
Tour Scotland video of the John Eugene Crombie memorial stained glass window in St Machar's Cathedral on visit to Aberdeen. Born 30th April 1896, died 23rd April 1917. He was born at 91 Onslow Square, London, the only son of John William Crombie, Liberal MP for Kincardineshire. Eugene as he was always known was a Captain in the Gordon Highlanders who was Killed in Action, St. George's Day, 1917. He was also a War Poet and here is one of his poems. Easter Day, 1917, The Eve of the Battle. I rose and watched the eternal giant of fire, Renew his struggle with the grey monk Dawn, Slowly supreme, though broadening streaks of blood, Besmirch the threadbare cloak, and pour his flood. Of life and strength on our yet sleeping choir. As I went out to church on Easter morn. Returning with the song of birds and men. Acclaiming victory of throbbing life, I saw the fairies of the morning shower, Giving to drink each waking blade and flower, I saw the new world take Communion then, and now 'tis night and we return to strife. Huts, France, April, 1917. Eugene is buried in Duisans British Cemetery Etrun, Pas De Calais, France,.
Ship Above Busy Street Aberdeen Scotland [00:17]
Tour Scotland video of a ship towering above a busy street on visit to Aberdeen.