Videos tagged with "brave"
Scotland the brave in Ardara [01:25]
Pipe players in Ardara 2013
Scotland The Brave Remix - Dj Cilex [02:35]
The song itself starts at 0:55
Colonel James Gardiner Grave Graveyard Carriden Bo'ness West Lothian Scotland [00:36]
Tour Scotland video of the Colonel James Gardiner gravestone in the old graveyard at Carriden on visit to Bo'ness, West Lothian. James, born 10th of January 1687, died, 21st September 1745, was a Scottish soldier who fought in the British Army, including during the 1745 Jacobite rising. He was born at Carriden, educated in Linlithgow, and joined the army at the age of fourteen. He served with distinction in several battles and was promoted through the ranks to Colonel in 1743. Gardiner was known as a rake in his youth, but had a religious experience in 1719 and became a devout convert. In 1726 he married Frances Erskine, daughter to the ninth Earl of Buchan; five of their thirteen children survived to adulthood. During the Battle of Ramillies he was shot through the mouth and nearly killed by a French soldier who had returned to plunder the dead. However, Gardiner was spared after being mistaken for a French soldier. At the Battle of Prestonpans he was mortally wounded by the Highlanders after his dragoons had fled the field and he was attempting to rally some footsoldiers. He received a mortal blow whilst wounded on the ground and was stripped to the waist as his possessions were looted by the Highlanders. After the battle Gardiner was carried from the field by a servant to nearby Tranent where he soon died. By a quirk of fate Gardiner lived close to the battlefield in Bankton House. " A brave soldier and a devout Christian. I have fought a good fight, I have kept the ...
Loony Dook 2013, Edinburgh [06:55]
Tour Scotland video of The Loony Dook held on Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 in the Forth Estuary on visit to South Queensferry near Edinburgh. This New Year's Day swim takes place on the first day of each new year, and today, once again, almost one thousand brave swimmers dressed up in costumes and fancy dress dipped into the freezing cold water of the Firth of Forth in front of the Forth Rail Bridge. Crew member from Queensferry Lifeboat Station, which is part of the RNLI, were also in the water helping to provide a safe environment for the dippers.
Scotland the Brave [00:35]
On a tour of Edinburgh and we burst into song! We *are* a choir. ^_^ (It happened repeatedly throughout the trip... some of my favorite memories.