127 Pins 3y
Anthemion Apartment Edinburgh
Capital of Scotland - Places of Interest - Elegant Georgian Holiday Let in central Edinburgh location
inscription begins "This simple vault was built after the eastern part of the abbey church, enclosing the royal tombs, was destroyed by the English army in 1544. Here were placed the coffins of James V, Magdalen his queen and his infant sons by his second marriage to Mary of Guise. In 1688 the tomb was violated during the riots at the end of James VII reign and its contents were left in disorder. In 1898 Queen Victoria ordained a repair of the vault......