Ask anyone what they know about Scottish Kings and they may say Robert the Bruce, or even MacBeth. With such a bloody past Scotland’s rule changed hands many times whether by design of by force. Some Royal legends are well known bedtime or inspirational tales such as Bruce and his spider. Some stories have been warped by time and literary licence such as Shakespeare’s version of MacBeth. But with so many great Scottish kings we have no shortage of great Royal legends.

  

Alexander III

From a time that predates the great Scottish King Robert the Bruce or even the exploits of Scottish Hero William Wallace there lived a great king of Scotland, Alexander III. A ruler who reigned over a great time of peace...
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Robert The Bruce and The Spider

Robert Bruce, Earl of Carrick, was descended from a Norman knight, Robert de Bruce, who came to England with William the Conqueror. His grandfather had been one of the 13 claimants to the Scottish throne in 1291, during the reign...
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The Siege of Leith

Living in Edinburgh you are always aware that wherever you go you are trekking over centuries of history, that you can’t walk anywhere without walking on ancient bones. However in our little office in Leith we were completely unaware of...
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The Stone of Destiny

I’m sure most of our readers have either read Dan Brown’s book ‘The Davinci Code’ or at least watched the film of the same name. The connection with Scotland is seen as the story reaches it’s climax in the enigmatic...
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