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Edinburgh Castle St Margarets Chapel

Edinburgh Castle St Margarets Chape


St Margaret's Chapel Edinburgh Castle

Photograph Edinburgh Castle St Margarets Chapel

Photograph Edinburgh Castle St Margarets Chapel

The oldest building in the castle, and in Edinburgh, is the small St. Margaret's Chapel, which dates to the reign of King David I, who built it as a private chapel for the royal family and dedicated it to his mother, Saint Margaret of Scotland, who died in the castle in 1093.

 

Edinburgh Castle is one of Scotland's most awe-inspiring and striking landmarks. A site of human habitation since the 9th century BC, it has a rich and varied history and has been a crucial strategic military site for thousands of years. Tales of Edinburgh Castle (Luath Storyteller) (Luath Storyteller Series).

In Edinburgh Castle, Scotland's Haunted Fortress, readers will explore this awesome structure that has stood for more than 2,000 years. Children will meet the Earl of Moray, who scaled the castle's walls to stage a daring commando raid in 1314. They'll also read about the many ghosts that are said to haunt the castle, and discover Scotland's revered treasures, the Stone of Destiny and the Crown Jewels. Edinburgh Castle: Scotland's Haunted Fortress (Castles, Palaces & Tombs).

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