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Edinburgh Castle Research
Research Investigating into the origins of names within Edinburgh Castle.
The development of Edinburgh Castle as a visitor attraction
Information for children on working in a castle.
This resources is for teachers investigating the life of Mary Queen of Scots with their pupils.
Information for children on medieval life and how people had fun.
Information for children on medieval life and keeping clean.
A resource in Gaelic covering the life of Mary Queen of Scots.
Research investigating the early source material relating to Edinburgh Castle
New research into tournaments held in Edinburgh
New research into Mary Queen of Scots belonging’s in Edinburgh Castle and their significance