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Castles and Historic Homes of the Borders: Their Traditions and Romance
Media: DATA CD - 1 CD
Author: A. Eddington
Written by Alexander Eddington, and originally published in 1949, this book tells of the Borderlands region in Scotland that is filled with historic houses, each one of which has a story to tell of romance and adventure from previous centuries.
This selection begins with Traquair, home of one of the Stuart families, and continues with Branxholm and the Scotts; Cessford and Ferniehirst castles and the Kers; Smailholm Tower; Hume Castle; Neidpath Castle; Wark Castle and the Order of the Garter; Ford Castle and Berwick-on-Tweed; Harden and Newark Castle; Hermitage and legends of the Bothwells; and Roxburgh Castle; Norham Castle, Gilnockie Tower and the Armstrongs; Drumelzier Castle and the feud between the Tweedie and Veitch families; Elibank and Oakwood and the rise of the Murray family; Bermersyde and the Haigs; Smailholm and the Pringles; Neidpath and the Hays; Ford and the Herons; and finally, Ashestiel and Scott.
This CD consists of scans of the original books, which can be browsed, enlarged and printed if required. Please note: it is not searchable.
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