royal burgh


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royal burgh

n
1. (Historical Terms) (in Scotland) a burgh that was established by a royal charter granted directly by the sovereign
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Scotland) a burgh that was established by a royal charter granted directly by the sovereign
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In November, 1965, she married Harry Russell, who earlier that year had been appointed Selkirk's Royal Burgh Standard Bearer.
In February last year, he was jailed for 21 months after scamming the state, Stirling Council and Royal Burgh of Kensington and Chelsea out of thousands of pounds over three years by making bogus benefits claims.
Emergency services were called to the Station Road building where firefighters discovered seven individial blazes in the building - which TURN TO PAGE 6 FROM PAGE 1 has been earmarked for potential redevelopment in the Royal Burgh.
He will be cutting the ribbon to welcome the community back to this shop in the centre of the royal burgh.
Royal Burgh of Stirling Pipe Band will get the musical entertainment off to a stirring start, with a pipes and drums performance.
The celebrations were to get into full swing on Hogmanay 1987 when Paisley was about to go THROUGHTHE Bells into its extra-special birthday, marking its founding as a Royal Burgh.
Fifteen pipe bands provided 20 performances, with Royal Burgh of Stirling Pipe Band winning top honours and leading the Chieftain's final march.
In 1527, two inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Haddington lent 1800 merks to the Abbey of Melrose, to be repaid by the Abbey to their bankers, in what is understood to be the first recorded reference to bankers in Scotland.
The Royal Burgh of Haddington, which is located 19 miles east of Edinburgh, is the administrative centre for East Lothian, and has become an established commuter town due to its proximity to the A1 and Edinburgh.
The series of photos were all shot close to the family's home in picturesque Ross-shire, just five miles from the Royal burgh of Tain.
Just 25 miles east of Edinburgh, the small and picturesque seaside town adopts a fortunate position on the Firth of Forth and was once a royal burgh of East Lothian.

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