Edinburgh 03

Edinburgh Episode 03 The Palace of Holyroodhouse

Royalty, romance, intrigue and murder

Tales from the history of Holyrood in Edinburgh: King David’s escape from death while out hunting in the 12th century, inspiring him to found the abbey of the holy rood (cross), a royal wedding designed to unite the thistle and the rose in 1503 and all the drama of Mary Queen of Scots and her life at the palace. (Think intrigues, religious unrest, murders and her eventual flight to England) Hear stories about the later Stuart monarchs and find out what to look out for when you visit the Palace of Holyroodhouse and its beautiful grounds.

Useful links:

https://www.rct.uk/visit/palace-of-holyroodhouse

https://edinburgh.org