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  • * Queen Victoria's Journals *

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    Thursday 1st September 1842

    then the Castle, situated on that perpendicular rock, in the centre of the town, is most striking, & the Calton Hill , on the opposite side, with the National Monument, a building, quite in Grecian style, & Nelson's Monument; that

    Thursday 28th August 1851

    the views magnificent. We afterwards drove through the principal streets, down George Street & home, at the back of Calton Hill . More than ever struck by the beauty of the town, its monuments & public buildings. - No one

    Friday 30th August 1850

    climbing, the ground being so smooth. The view at the top is very rewarding The beautiful town, with the Calton Hill , the Bay stretching out before it, with the Island of Inchquill , & the Bass Rock , quite

  • * British Newspapers 1600-1900 * *

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    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    o gyfuniad boll ragoriaethau y cymeriad ( Scotaidd yn ei berson el hun yn yr oes hon.|L Cynwysa claddfa Calton Hill feddau rhieni a ilawer o berthynasau agosaf Dr. Candlish. 0 amgylch ei a fedd ef gorwedda gweddillion marwol ilawer Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    of an ancient Baron. (6) There is to be a bonfire on thes top of Arthur's Seat. (7) The Calton Hill comnmands the finest i iew of the Erith of Fort!], and will be covered witlhthousands, antiously looking for the Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    the Frith of Forth in the sanguine expectation of meeting the Royal Squadron. Soon after day-break this morning the Calton Hill, Salisbury Craigs, and the Castle Hill, presented large bodies of ob- servers, whso mingled amnong the soldiers and artillery, Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    spectators rushed to the romantic heights whence they could get a view of the bay or the procession, the Calton Hill, Salisbury Craggs, and the Castle. The peopled summit of these bleak eminences, the unusual display of lines of artillery, Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    NEWSPAPER CHAT. POPE'S SKULL.-A cast from tile skull of the Bard of Twickenham is now selling in London, taken, it is said, from the real skull recently dug up in Twickenhaam Church. The account in circulation is, that the Subscribers-only content

  • * British History Online *

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    Queen, and occupied and fortified the city. The party of the King occupied Canongate and Leith, and held the Calton Hill and the adjoining ground. All attempts to effect an amicable arrangement between the two parties failed, and recourse was

    Appendix, 01 September 1546-31 January 1547

    Edinburgh. Aug. i., ii. 56. A coloured drawing of the town of Edinburgh (taken from what is now the Calton Hill) with Arthur ' s Seat and Salisbury Craigs. Over the town is written "Edenborth" in a contemporary hand, and

    Index, E, 01 September 1546-31 January 1547

    1196, 1364, 1369, 1404, 1466 7, 1486, 1502; ii. 324. -, Arthur ' s Seat, ii. p. 468. -, Calton Hill, ii. p. 468. -, Canon Gate, ii. p. 468. -, Holyrood abbey, commendatory of. See Stewart, Lord R. -,


    to have Leith fortified and just afterwards he had planned with Lisle, the Lord Admiral, how to fortify the Calton Hill also; which places he had hoped to keep with the help of Angus while later on he p roceeded

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