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Falkirk in Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
 

The Bute Memorial

 
 
The Bute Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 2, 2013
1. The Bute Memorial Marker
Inscription.
The 3rd Marquess of Bute erected this Celtic cross in 1877 to the gallant men of Bute'. They died to a man defending their leader, Sir John Stewart, at the Battle of Falkirk, in 1298 during the Wars of Independence.
 
Erected 1877.
 
Location. 55° 59.993′ N, 3° 47.156′ W. Marker is in Falkirk, Scotland, in Stirlingshire. Marker can be reached from Manse Place just from Vicar Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in the cemetery at Falkirk Trinity Church.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Parish Church Graveyard (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir John de Graeme (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir John Stewart (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Robert Munro (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain William Edmonstone and the Dollar Family (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 2, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.)
The Bute Memorial - Inscription on the Cross image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 2, 2013
2. The Bute Memorial - Inscription on the Cross
In Memory of:
The Men of Bute
Who
Under Sir John Stuart
on the 22nd July 1298
in the Battle near the Fawe Kirk,
fought bravely and fell gloriously.
This cross is reverently
raised by John Stuart
Marquess of Bute
A.D. 1877

 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWars, Non-US
 
The Bute Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 2, 2013
3. The Bute Memorial Marker
The Bute Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 2, 2013
4. The Bute Memorial Marker
The Bute Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 2, 2013
5. The Bute Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 2, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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