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The Allan Ramsay

The Allan Ramsay
Carlops, Lothian

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Allan Ramsay Hotel est. 1792 is one of Scotland's oldest coaching inns. It is located in the village of Carlops at the foot of the Pentland Hills … more >>

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This essayist and poet is best known for his 'Dictionery of the English Language', published in 1755



18 October, 1529

Cardinal Wolsey falls from power

Henry blames Wolsey for failing to get papal blessing for annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon. Wolsey tries to placate Henry by giving him York Place (Whitehall palace)

Who died after eating a meal of lampreys - against his doctor's orders





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Laggan (Self catering)
Creag-na-Sanais, Laggan

Creag-na-Sanais

This peaceful, detached property located in the grounds of a sheep and cattle farm has comfortable accommodation for up to four people.
Sleeps 4

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Cannich (Self catering)
Braeside, Cannich

Braeside

This cosy, detached cottage is in the village of Cannich near to Inverness in the Scottish Highlands and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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