Historic Dunfermline: Archeology and Development E. Patricia Dennison

ISBN: 9780955724404

Published: November 1st 2007

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152 pages


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Historic Dunfermline: Archeology and Development  by  E. Patricia Dennison

Historic Dunfermline: Archeology and Development by E. Patricia Dennison
November 1st 2007 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 152 pages | ISBN: 9780955724404 | 4.69 Mb

This burgh survey weaves together a highly readable summary of the recorded information on Dunfermlines history and archaeology. Dunfermline was the seat of Malcolm Canmore and here he married Margaret. Several of their sons ware kings of ScotlandMoreThis burgh survey weaves together a highly readable summary of the recorded information on Dunfermlines history and archaeology.

Dunfermline was the seat of Malcolm Canmore and here he married Margaret. Several of their sons ware kings of Scotland and with royal patronage the Benedictine Abbey became one of the most important monasteries in Scotland. It was the birth or burial place of many Scottish kings, notably King Robert the Bruce. The medieval burgh flourished by serving the needs of visiting royalty and humbler pilgrims to the shrine of St Margaret.

The Reformation and then the departure of the Scottish court to London led to a period of decline. But from the early eighteenth century Dunfermline reinvented itself as a leading centre for high quality linens, initially by han



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