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Derived from the royal arms of Scotland and carved in the 17th-century onto the stalls of King’s College chapel. The unicorn was added to the royal arms of Great Britain after 1603.

The royal arms of Scotland, carved in the century onto the stalls of King's College Chapel, Cambridge University, England. The unicorn was added to the royal arms of Great Britain after and the ascension of James I to the English throne. by Lawrence OP

The unicorn has been a Scottish heraldic symbol since the 12th century, when it was used on the Scottish coat of arms by William I.

The unicorn has been a Scottish heraldic symbol (national animal) since the century, when it was used on the Scottish coat of arms by William I.

The Scottish quaich (pronounced quake) is a shallow cup that has been used for centuries to offer guests a welcoming toast. The cup represented the host’s generosity, and the two-handled design symbolized the guest’s trustworthiness, as it left him unable to reach for a weapon. Today quaichs are often found at Scottish weddings and other milestone occasions.

The Scottish quaich (pronounced quake) is a shallow cup that has been used for centuries to offer guests a welcoming toast.

Linlithgow Palace, Scotland

Linlithgow Palace, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland The birthplace of Mary, Queen of Scots.

The chapel of Templars - Rosslyn (Edinburgh) - Scotland | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

The chapel of Templars - Rosslyn (Edinburgh) - Scotland. Roslyn Chapel was one of my favorite places. Founded in the century by William Sinclair who was descended from a noble family of Norman knights. It is said to have many Knights Templar symbols.

Cille Choirill ancient church and graveyard. Hyland, Scottland

Cille Choirill church and graveyard in the highlands. Cille Choirill is a church situated in Glean Spean in Lochaber, Scotland.

Eilean Donan castle, Scotland The castle was founded in the thirteenth century, and became a stronghold of the Clan Mackenzie and their allies the Clan Macrae. In the early eighteenth century the Mackenzies' involvement in the Jacobite rebellions led in 1719 to the castle's destruction by government ships. Lieutenant-Colonel John Macrae-Gilstrap's twentieth-century reconstruction of the ruins produced the present buildings.

Eilean Donan castle (Alternative Names : Castle Donnan, Ellan Donnan), Skye and Lochalsh, Highland, Scotland (I visited this place. It's so beautiful.

Near Haddington. Yester Castle located in East Lothian, Scotland - with subterranean vaulted Goblin Ha' or "Goblin Hall" - Although mostly ruined, deep within the castle's interior lies the infamous Goblin Hall with one of the oldest surviving Gothic stone arched ceilings in existence, built in 1267 with the aid of Goblins (hence the name) as the result of a satanic pact by the owner, Hugo de Gifford (known as the wizard of Yester) with the Devil.

The Wizard of Yester and the Goblin Hall - A Scottish Castle Built by Goblins

Although mostly ruined, deep within Yester Castle's interior lies the infamous Goblin Hall, with one of the oldest surviving Gothic stone arched ceilings in existence, built in 1267 in the village of Gifford in East Lothian, Scotland.

Huntly Castle-carved heraldic, Scotland Huntly Castle is a ruined castle in Huntly in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It was the ancestral home of the chief of Clan Gordon, Earl of Huntly

Huntly Castle-carved heraldic, Scotland - Huntly Castle has seen more than its share of Scottish History, and has the scars to show for it.

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