Lore

The Battle of Bannockburn

The Battle of Bannockburn History of Scotland, the Battle of Bannockburn. Historical military art print of Robert the Bruce at the battle of Bannockburn, a Scottish victory over Edward II Plantagenet. With the full might of England’s army gathered before the besieged Stirling Castle, Edward II Plantagenet is confident of victory. … Bannockburn1

Ben Lomond

Ben Lomond Ben Lomond is situated in the county of Stirling, on the eastern side of Loch Lomond. Its summit is three thousand two hundred and sixty-two feet above the level of the sea. Ben Lomond is surpassed in elevation by several of the Grampians, but its striking situation counterbalances this deficiency … …
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Field of Bannockburn

Field of Bannockburn The battle of Bannockburn was fought (Monday, June 24, 1314,) on the part of the low ground where the principal light falls, in front of the Gillies’ Hill. The Scottish army, thirty thousand in number, was drawn up in three divisions, in a direction from southeast to north-west … …
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Who are Ye

Who are Ye Who are Ye, A Poem by Michael L Jex. Mike passed on the following about the poem – “In 2000 I was in Scotland up near the Wallace Monument looking out to Stirling Castle when these lines came to my mind. Writing it down took just a couple of minutes. It was an amazing experience of really feeling connected to our family, our heritage, and Stirling.” … …
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Cadder Parish Kirk – Stirlings of Cadder & Keir

Cadder Parish Kirk – Stirlings of Cadder & Keir The records of the nation of Scotland carry the story of Cadder Church and Parish back to the middle of the 12th century. The Scots King David I instituted great reforms in Church and State before his death in 1153 … …
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Glorianna Folsom

Glorianna Folsom This is the story of Glorianna Folsom’s romantic marriage as told by her brother’s granddaughter, Mrs. E. F. Norris, of Glens Falls, N. Y. Mrs. Norris was brought up in the family of Rev. John Folsom, of Glens Falls, a younger brother of Lady Stirling, and was well acquainted with all the circumstances connected with the marriage … …
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Doune Castle

Doune Castle Doune Castle – Run Away! On the opposite bank of the river, and partly surrounded by a winding of the stream, stood a large and massive castle, the half ruined turrets of which were already glittering in the first rays of the sun.” … …
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Cambuskenneth

Cambuskenneth Cambuskenneth – Stirling’s Historic Abbey. A mile south of Abbey Craig and the Wallace Monument, Cambuskenneth may have been named after Kenneth mac-Alpin who defeated the Picts at the Battle of Logie in the 9th century … …
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The Wee Folk of Stirling

The Wee Folk of Stirling There is so much more to being “of Stirling” than having the name. A great deal of culture and legend in Scotland is surrounded in poetry, literature, and stories and fables about “The Wee Folk” So gather your “Wee Bairns” (children) around you, and enjoy these wonderful stories which have historical relevance to our family … …
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