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Falkirk in Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
 

Sir John de Graeme

 
 
Sir John de Graeme Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 2, 2013
1. Sir John de Graeme Marker
Inscription.
Sir John de Graeme, William Wallace's right hand man, died during the Battle of Falkirk, when the English defeated Wallace in 1298. Victorian admirers honoured de Graeme's tomb with a wrought iron canopy and replica sword.

'They carried him with worship and dolour - Into Fawkyrk graith'd him in sepulture'

Blind Harry, c1477
 
Location. 55° 59.997′ N, 3° 47.128′ W. Marker is in Falkirk, Scotland, in Stirlingshire. Touch for map. Marker located in the cemetery of Falkirk Trinity Church.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sir John Stewart (a few steps from this marker); Colonel Robert Munro (a few steps from this marker); Captain William Edmonstone and the Dollar Family (a few steps from this marker); The Bute Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Parish Church Graveyard (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir John De Graeme Memorial (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Battle of Falkirk Muir (approx. 2.2 kilometers away); Forth & Clyde Ship Canal (approx. 3.5 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Falkirk.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Falkirk. (Submitted on September 1, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWars, Non-US
 
Sir John de Graeme Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 2, 2013
2. Sir John de Graeme Marker
Sir John de Graeme Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 2, 2013
3. Sir John de Graeme Marker
Sir John de Graeme Replica Sword image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 2, 2013
4. Sir John de Graeme Replica Sword
Sir John de Graeme Grave image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 2, 2013
5. Sir John de Graeme Grave
Sir John de Graeme Grave Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 2, 2013
6. Sir John de Graeme Grave Inscription
Sir John de Graeme Grave & Falkirk Trinity Church image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 2, 2013
7. Sir John de Graeme Grave & Falkirk Trinity Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 1, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   5, 6, 7. submitted on September 2, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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