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Sir William Kirkcaldy

 
 
Sir William Kirkcaldy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 23, 2018
1. Sir William Kirkcaldy Marker
Inscription.
Fortissimo   Veritas
In memory of Sir William Kirkcaldy of Grange, “justly reputed to be one of the best soldiers and most accomplished cavaliers of his time.” He held this castle For Queen Mary from May 1568 to May 1573 and after its houourable surrender suffered death for devotion to her cause on 3rd August 1573.
 
Location. 55° 56.913′ N, 3° 11.914′ W. Marker is in Edinburgh, Scotland, in Lothian. Marker can be reached from Royal Mile 0.3 kilometers west of Johnston Terrace, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located at the entrance to Edinburgh Castle. Marker is in this post office area: Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 2NG, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gatehouse (here, next to this marker); Memorial to Robert the Bruce (here, next to this marker); Memorial to Wallace (here, next to this marker); Portcullis Gate (a few steps from this marker); Half-Moon Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Royal Palace (within shouting distance of this marker); Forewall Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Scottish National War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edinburgh.
 
Also see . . .
Sir William Kirkcaldy Marker at the entrance to Edinburgh Castle image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 23, 2018
2. Sir William Kirkcaldy Marker at the entrance to Edinburgh Castle
 William Kirkcaldy of Grange on Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 24, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 24, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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