Gala Aisle Gravestone Translation

Published on
9 August, 2019

Synopsis:

A man finds the translation of a 17th century Latin inscribed gravestone in Galashiels, which remembers the battle of Dunbar

Written by
Mark Nicol

Historian – Filmmaker – Blogger – Guided Tours – Group Speaker

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Gala Aisle Gravestone Translation

The battle of Dunbar (1650) was a tragedy for Scotland.

But I didn’t realise the connections to the central Borders, and that the feelings of people at the time are clearly on display in Galashiels (in Latin)

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