Canongate

   CANONGATE.
   See Edinburgh.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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  • Canongate Myth Series — is a series of short novels in which ancient myths from myriad cultures are reimagined and rewritten by contemporary authors. The project was conceived in 1999 by Jamie Byng, owner of the independent foundation Scottish publishing firm Canongate… …   Wikipedia

  • Canongate Wall — The Canongate wall is part of the Scottish Parliament building and lies under the facade of the Canongate building. [ [http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/vli/holyrood/faq/canongate.htm The Scottish Paliament The Canongate wall FAQ ] Scottish… …   Wikipedia

  • The Canongate — is a small district and former burgh at the heart of Edinburgh, Scotland s capital city. It is usually referred to as The Canongate instead of simply Canongate . It is also the name of the main street through the area. The Canongate forms the… …   Wikipedia

  • Kirk of the Canongate — The Kirk of the Canongate or Canongate Kirk serves the Parish of Canongate in Edinburgh s Old Town, in Scotland. It is a of the Church of Scotland. The parish includes the Palace of Holyroodhouse and the Scottish Parliament. It is also the parish …   Wikipedia

  • Chronicles of the Canongate — was a collection of stories by Sir Walter Scott, published in 1827 and 1828. They are named after the Canongate, in Edinburgh. 1st series: (short stories, 1827) The Highland Widow The Two Drovers My Aunt Margaret s Mirror 2nd series: (novel,… …   Wikipedia

  • Edinburgh —    EDINBURGH, a city, the seat of a university, and the metropolis of the kingdom of Scotland, situated in longitude 3° 10 30 (W.), and latitude 55° 57 29 (N.), about a mile (S. by W.) from Leith, 40 miles (S.S.W.) from Dundee, 42 (E. by N.) from …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Scottish Parliament Building — The Scottish Parliament Building ( gd. Pàrlamaid na h Alba) [ [http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/vli/language/gaelic/index.htm scottish.parliament.uk] , accessed 2 May 2007] is the home of the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood, within the UNESCO… …   Wikipedia

  • Timeline of Edinburgh history — This article is intended to show a timeline of the history of Edinburgh, Scotland, up to the present day. It shows its rise from an early hill fort and later royal residence to become the bustling city and capital of Scotland that it is today.1… …   Wikipedia

  • Edinburgh — /ed n berr euh, bur euh/ or, esp. Brit., / breuh/, n. 1. Duke of. See Philip (def. 4). 2. a city in and the capital of Scotland, in the SE part: administrative center of the Lothian region. 470,085. * * * I City and council area (pop., 2001:… …   Universalium

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