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2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 audiences as are generally found in churches. Nicely dressed people
many of them ladies- Fair specimens of John Knoxs’ de- [sic]
sciples and tolerant hearers-
7th Monday morning, off again on a two days excursion- going north
West, in less than an hour we alighted at Linlithgow, walked
Through the small town to the ruins of the old Palace on a little
Eminence jutting into a pretty little lake- surrounded with a char-
Ming country landscape, so very quiet, we were delighted-
Here we see the room where Queen Mary was born and lived, the
Bedrooms of James 3rd, 4th, & 5th. It must have been an elegant and
Well arranged Palace for its day. Queen Mary was born there Dec 7th
1542. A massive
building, but was cutely (?) captured by
a small force under farmer Binning who
drove his load of hay under the port-cullis
to prevent its falling while the concealed
warriors rushed in-
A few miles farther, after considerable
delays, we reached the village of Stirling
and at once took a cab up to the
old castle three, or four hundred
feet above the town on an isolated
pile of rock. We met the red-
coats just going out to drill- Within
a bedecked “guide” took charge of us
and led us around the ramparts
from whence we had a most -Stirling Castle-

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