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The Hamiltons at Blackness

Saturday 17 August 2019 to Sunday 18 August 2019

Blackness Castle

Blackness Castle in winter

In 1572, dashing young Lord Claud Hamilton seized Blackness Castle on behalf of Mary Queen of Scots following her forced abdication. After protecting it against all attackers, he sallied forth with his men to deliver retribution onto her enemies.

Come and meet one of Hamilton’s men and hear about siege warfare in the sixteenth century. Get a hands-on feel for the weight of the arms and armour of the time and take the opportunity to brush up on your pike, sword, and buckler skills.

Select from 2 available dates until Sun 18 Aug 2019

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