Videos tagged with "lyn"
Rosslyn, Midlothian. [05:12]
Rosslyn Chapel is a gothic building. It has associations with the Knights Templar. The invention of modern banking is attributed to the Templar knights and claims have been made that the vast lost treasures of the Knights Templar are buried at Rosslyn. Other enigmas at Rosslyn Chapel relate to the "apprentice's pillar". The "apprentice's pillar" gets it's name from a legend dating from the 18th century which involves a master mason in charge of the stonework in the chapel and his young apprentice. The mason does not believe the apprentice can perform the complicated task of carving the column and is enraged to find the boy managed to do the job successfully. In a fit of jealous anger the mason takes his mallet over the apprentice's head and kills him. As punishment for his crime the masons face is carved into the opposite column to forever gaze upon his apprentice's pillar. Rosslyn battle. 8000 Scots defeated 30000 English in 3 battles in the same day. Sir Symon Fraser, Sinclair of Rosslyn and the Red Comyn are the commanders on the Scots side. Sir William Wallace (he of braveheart fame), was asked to be the commander but declined. Robert the Bruce at this time was in Ireland. Hence the battle is not well known in Scottish history - history is written by the winners and the Comyns were rivals for The Bruce claim on the Scottish throne. It has been argued that without this win at the battle of Rosslyn, Scotland's wars of independance would not have continued. Roslyn castle ...
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UK Tour 2007 : 04 Rosslyn Chapel [04:40]
Travelled to the UK and Paris with my two cousins in 2007. We see Rosslyn Chapel in Scotland (made famous from The Da Vinci Code).
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Wishaw Boxing Day 2006. [06:53]
Stewarton St / Main St / Caledonian Road to the sound of Northern Soul
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Tree/electric pole and live cables fall in larne town centre TUESDAY 14th SEP [00:42]
Larne town centre. One driver in a pick up truck had a lucky escape and other cars were damaged with live electric cables sprawled about on the busy glenarm road. This is right beside a bus stop and theres a regular flow of pedestrians aswell on the road Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Dalkey and Killiney Fingal Howth and Howth Head Malahide with the Norman Malahide Castle Fermanagh Enniskillen Castle Devenish Island Lough Erne Galway Aran Islands - Irish Gaeltacht, islands in Galway Bay. Connemara - Irish Gaeltacht, Maumturk Mountains. Galway City, Lough Corrib, the largest lake in the Republic of Ireland. Kerry Dingle, main town of the idyllic Dingle Peninsula Killarney - internationally renowned as the undisputed centre of tourism in the South West of Ireland . Killarney National Park with the Killarney Lakes, Waterfall Macgillycuddy's Reeks on the Iveragh Peninsula, Ring of Kerry, Skellig Michael, a UNESCO World Heritage site Tralee - The Rose of Tralee festival. Valentia IslandKildare Irish National Stud, National Horse stud with many famous horses, centre of Irish horse breeding Kildare town Maynooth, Kilkenny Jerpoint Abbey near Thomastown Kells Priory at Kells Kilkenny City - one of Ireland's most exemplary medieval cities Kilkenny Castle - meeting place of the Confederate Ireland government in the 1640s. Rothe House St Canice's Cathedral St Mary's Cathedral Laois - "Queen's County" Castle Durrow Rock of Dunamase Slieve Bloom mountains Limerick Adare, "Ireland's most ...
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