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Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland. The Palace of Holyroodhouse, often simply known as Holyrood Palace, was founded as a monastery by David I of Scotland in 1128. The Palace has served as the principal residence of the Kings and Queens of Scotland since the 15th century. The Palace stands in Edinburgh at the bottom of the Royal Mile. The Palace of Holyroodhouse is the official residence in Scotland of Queen Elizabeth II.

 

 

Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, Scotland. The Palace was originally the Augustinian Abbey of Holyrood, occupied by the Canons Regular from the Priory of St. Andrews in Fife. The Palace is the official residence of Her Majesty the Queen when she is in Edinburgh.

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