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The A90 road is a major north to south road in eastern Scotland, running from Edinburgh to Fraserburgh, running through Dundee and Aberdeen.
The A92 is a major road in Fife and Angus, Scotland.
Abbot, meaning father, is an ecclesiastical title given to the male head of a monastery in various traditions, including Christianity.
Abellio ScotRail, (Rèile na h-Alba), operating services under the name ScotRail, is the national train operating company of Scotland.
Aber and Inver are common elements in place-names of Celtic origin.
Aberdeen (Aiberdeen,; Obar Dheathain; Aberdonia) is Scotland's third most populous city, one of Scotland's 32 local government council areas and the United Kingdom's 37th most populous built-up area, with an official population estimate of 196,670 for the city of Aberdeen and for the local authority area.
Aberdeen International Airport (Port-adhair Eadar-nàiseanta Obar Dheathain) is an international airport, located at Dyce, a suburb of Aberdeen, Scotland, approximately northwest of Aberdeen city centre.
Abertay University, operating name for the University of Abertay Dundee since 2014, is one of two public universities in the city of Dundee, Scotland.
An adult learner (North America) or mature student (UK) (sometimes also called adult student, returning adult, and adult returner) is a person who is 25 years and up who is involved in forms of learning.
Afghanistan (Pashto/Dari:, Pashto: Afġānistān, Dari: Afġānestān), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.
The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, also known as the All England Club, based at Church Road, Wimbledon, London, England, is a private members' club.
is a Japanese multinational corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, producing electronic devices, including switches, potentiometers, sensors, encoders and touchpads.
Andrew Jervise (1820–1878) was a Scottish compositor, drawing teacher and antiquarian.
Andrew "Andy" Stewart MBE (30 December 1933 – 11 October 1993) was a Scottish singer and entertainer.
Andrew Neil Webster (born 23 April 1982) is a retired Scottish footballer who played as a centre back.
Angus was a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood).
Angus is a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (at Westminster).
Angus South is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood).
Angus (Aonghas) is one of the 32 local government council areas of Scotland, a registration county and a lieutenancy area.
The terms anno Domini (AD) and before Christ (BC) are used to label or number years in the Julian and Gregorian calendars.
Arbirlot (Gaelic: Obar Eilid) is a village in a rural parish of the same name in Angus, Scotland.
Arbroath 36–0 Bon Accord is the result of a football match between Arbroath and Bon Accord which took place on 12 September 1885.
Arbroath Abbey, in the Scottish town of Arbroath, was founded in 1178 by King William the Lion for a group of Tironensian Benedictine monks from Kelso Abbey.
Arbroath Football Club is a Scottish football club currently playing in Scottish League One.
Arbroath High School is a modern six-year, all-through comprehensive situated on the west side of Arbroath, Angus, Scotland.
Arbroath Infirmary is a hospital serving the town of Arbroath and the greater area of Angus, Scotland.
Arbroath railway station serves the town of Arbroath in Angus, Scotland.
The Arbroath smokie is a type of smoked haddock – a speciality of the town of Arbroath in Angus, Scotland.
Arbroath Sporting Club (commonly known as Arbroath SC) were a Scottish junior football club based in Arbroath.
Arbroath Victoria Football Club are a Scottish Junior football club based in Arbroath.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
Auchmithie is a former fishing village in Angus, Scotland, three miles north east of the town of Arbroath.
Backwater Reservoir is a reservoir in north west Angus, Scotland.
The Baltic Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, enclosed by Scandinavia, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Poland, Germany and the North and Central European Plain.
A bathtub, bath, or tub (informal) is a large or small container for holding water in which a person or animal may bathe.
The Battle of Arbroath was fought on 24 January 1445 (or by another version in 1446) at Arbroath in Scotland.
The Bell Rock Lighthouse, off the coast of Angus, Scotland, is the world's oldest surviving sea-washed lighthouse.
Bernard de Linton (fl. 1296) was the parson of Mordington mentioned in the Ragman Rolls of 1296, where he is styled persone del Eglife de Mordington, del counte de Berewyk, "parson of the church of Mordington, in the county of Berwick".
Bernard (died c. 1331) was a Tironensian abbot, administrator and bishop active in late 13th- and early 14th-century Scotland, during the First War of Scottish Independence.
This is a list of encyclopedias and encyclopedic/biographical dictionaries published on the subject of business, information and information technology, economics and businesspeople in any language.
Blackface was and is a form of theatrical make-up used predominantly by non-black performers to represent a caricature of a black person.
Bon Accord Football Club were a football team from Aberdeen, Scotland who suffered the worst defeat in any Scottish senior football match, losing 36–0 to Arbroath on 12 September 1885 in a first round match of the Scottish Cup.
Bowls or lawn bowls is a sport in which the objective is to roll biased balls called woods so that they stop close to a smaller ball called a "jack" or "kitty".
The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.
The British Newspaper Archive web site provides access to searchable digitised archives of British newspapers.
The Bronze Age is a historical period characterized by the use of bronze, and in some areas proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization.
Buick, formally the Buick Motor Division, is an upscale automobile brand of the American manufacturer General Motors (GM).
Burgess originally meant a freeman of a borough (England, Wales, Ireland) or burgh (Scotland).
Caledonian Sleeper is the collective name for overnight sleeper train services between London and Scotland, in the United Kingdom.
Carmyllie (Gaelic: Càrn Mhoillidh) is a rural parish in Angus, Scotland.
Carnoustie (Càrn Ùstaidh) is a town and former police burgh in the council area of Angus, Scotland.
The Carolina Panthers are a professional American football team based in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The Catholic Church in Scotland (An Eaglais Chaitligeach; Catholic Kirk), overseen by the Scottish Bishops' Conference, is part of the worldwide Catholic Church headed by the Pope.
Barry David Elliott (born 24 December 1944) and Paul Harman Elliott (born 18 October 1947) are English children's entertainers, better known as Barry Chuckle and Paul Chuckle as the double-act the Chuckle Brothers.
The Church of Scotland (The Scots Kirk, Eaglais na h-Alba), known informally by its Scots language name, the Kirk, is the national church of Scotland.
Church of St Mary the Virgin is a Scottish Episcopal Church, in Arbroath, Angus, Scotland.
A coat of arms is a heraldic visual design on an escutcheon (i.e., shield), surcoat, or tabard.
Colliston is a roadside hamlet in Angus, Scotland that is four miles north of Arbroath on the A933 Arbroath to Brechin road, in the parish of St Vigeans.
Compost is organic matter that has been decomposed in a process called composting.
A comprehensive school is a secondary school that is a state school and does not select its intake on the basis of academic achievement or aptitude, in contrast to the selective school system, where admission is restricted on the basis of selection criteria.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
CrossCountry (legal name XC Trains Limited) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by Arriva UK Trains, operating the New Cross Country franchise.
Cutty Sark is a British clipper ship.
David Dunbar Buick (September 17, 1854 – March 5, 1929) was a Scottish-born American Detroit-based inventor, best known for founding the Buick Motor Company.
David Nicoll Lowe FRSE OBE (1909–1999) was a Scottish botanist and administrator.
David Frederick Skea (February 1871 – c. 1950) was a Scottish footballer.
The Declaration of Arbroath is a declaration of Scottish independence, made in 1320.
The Diocese of Brechin is in the east of Scotland, and is the smallest of the seven dioceses of the Scottish Episcopal Church.
Paul Dominik Diamond, known as Dominik Diamond (born 31 December 1969) is a Scottish television and radio presenter and newspaper columnist.
The Drosten Stone is a carved Pictish stone of the 9th century at St Vigeans, near Arbroath, Scotland.
Dundee (Dùn Dè) is Scotland's fourth-largest city and the 51st-most-populous built-up area in the United Kingdom.
Dundee Airport (Port-adhair Dhùn Dèagh) is located from the centre of Dundee, Scotland or, for navigation purposes, south of the city.
Dundee and Angus College is a further education college in the Tayside region of Scotland.
Dundee Football Club is a professional football club based in the city of Dundee, Scotland.
Durward Lely (2 September 1852 – 29 February 1944) was a Scottish opera singer and actor primarily known as the creator of five tenor roles in Gilbert and Sullivan's comic operas, including Nanki-Poo in The Mikado.
Earl of Inchcape is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
The East India Company (EIC), also known as the Honourable East India Company (HEIC) or the British East India Company and informally as John Company, was an English and later British joint-stock company, formed to trade with the East Indies (in present-day terms, Maritime Southeast Asia), but ended up trading mainly with Qing China and seizing control of large parts of the Indian subcontinent.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh Airport, Port-adhair Dhùn Èideann) is an airport located in the Ingliston area of the City of Edinburgh, Scotland.
Edward I (17/18 June 1239 – 7 July 1307), also known as Edward Longshanks and the Hammer of the Scots (Malleus Scotorum), was King of England from 1272 to 1307.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
Energy recovery includes any technique or method of minimizing the input of energy to an overall system by the exchange of energy from one sub-system of the overall system with another.
Excommunication is an institutional act of religious censure used to deprive, suspend, or limit membership in a religious community or to restrict certain rights within it, in particular receiving of the sacraments.
The Falklands War (Guerra de las Malvinas), also known as the Falklands Conflict, Falklands Crisis, Malvinas War, South Atlantic Conflict, and the Guerra del Atlántico Sur (Spanish for "South Atlantic War"), was a ten-week war between Argentina and the United Kingdom over two British dependent territories in the South Atlantic: the Falkland Islands, and its territorial dependency, the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE) is an award granted to individuals that the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland judges to be "eminently distinguished in their subject".
Fife (Fìobha) is a council area and historic county of Scotland.
A fisherman or fisher is someone who captures fish and other animals from a body of water, or gathers shellfish.
Flax (Linum usitatissimum), also known as common flax or linseed, is a member of the genus Linum in the family Linaceae.
Fort George (Gaelic: Dùn Deòrsa or An Gearastan, the latter meaning literally "the garrison"), is a large 18th-century fortress near Ardersier, to the north-east of Inverness in the Highland council area of Scotland.
The freshwater whitefish are fishes of the subfamily Coregoninae, which contains whitefishes (both freshwater and anadromous) and ciscoes, and is one of three subfamilies in the salmon family Salmonidae.
Friockheim is a village in Angus, Scotland dating from 1814.
Further education (often abbreviated FE) in the United Kingdom and Ireland is education in addition to that received at secondary school, that is distinct from the higher education (HE) offered in universities and other academic institutions.
Gavin Swankie (born 22 November 1983) is a Scottish footballer who plays as a forward, currently in his fourth spell with Arbroath.
Gayfield Park, commonly known as Gayfield, is a football stadium in Arbroath, Angus, Scotland.
Three European Union schemes of geographical indications and traditional specialties, known as protected designation of origin (PDO), protected geographical indication (PGI), and traditional specialities guaranteed (TSG), promote and protect names of quality agricultural products and foodstuffs.
George Gordon (1829–1907) was a Scottish born engineer who was prominent in Melbourne in the late nineteenth century., Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 28 March 2013.
George Scott Railton (6 July 1849 – 19 July 1913) was a Scottish-born Christian missioner who was the first Commissioner of The Salvation Army and second in command to its Founder General William Booth.
Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous in the United Kingdom.
Graeme James Dey (born 29 October 1962) is a Scottish politician.
Graham Gano (born April 9, 1987) is an American football placekicker for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL).
A grammar school is one of several different types of school in the history of education in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries, originally a school teaching Latin, but more recently an academically-oriented secondary school, differentiated in recent years from less academic Secondary Modern Schools.
Angus Charles Alexander (10 January 1934 – 3 January 2010) was a Scottish footballer who played as a wing half.
The haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) is a saltwater fish from the family Gadidae, the true cods, it is the only species in the monotypic genus Melanogrammus.
A harbor or harbour (see spelling differences; synonyms: wharves, haven) is a sheltered body of water where ships, boats, and barges can be docked.
Sir Henry Lauder (4 August 1870 – 26 February 1950)Russell, Dave.
Health care or healthcare is the maintenance or improvement of health via the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings.
A Higher National Diploma (HND) is a higher education qualification of the United Kingdom.
Historic Scotland (Alba Aosmhor) was an executive agency of the Scottish Government from 1991 to 2015, responsible for safeguarding Scotland's built heritage, and promoting its understanding and enjoyment.
Holyrood (Halyruid, Taigh an Ròid) is an area in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland.
Hospitalfield House is an arts centre and historic house in Arbroath, Angus, Scotland regarded as "one of the finest country houses in Scotland".
The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Incineration is a waste treatment process that involves the combustion of organic substances contained in waste materials.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
Inverkeilor is a village and parish in Angus, Scotland.
Iraq (or; العراق; عێراق), officially known as the Republic of Iraq (جُمُهورية العِراق; کۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest and Syria to the west.
The Iron Age is the final epoch of the three-age system, preceded by the Stone Age (Neolithic) and the Bronze Age.
Ivanhoe is an historical novel by Sir Walter Scott, first published in 1820 in three volumes and subtitled A Romance.
The Jacobite rising of 1745 or 'The '45' (Bliadhna Theàrlaich, "The Year of Charles") is the name commonly used for the attempt by Charles Edward Stuart to regain the British throne for the House of Stuart.
James Chalmers (2 February 1782, Arbroath – 26 August 1853, Dundee) was a Scotsman (buried on 1 September 1853 in plot 526 Dundee Howff) who it was claimed, by his son, was the inventor of the adhesive postage stamps.
James Glen Sivewright Gibson (23 November 1861 – 27 March 1951) was a British architect active in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
James Kennedy (Seumas Ceanadach) (c. 1408–1465) was a 15th-century Bishop of Dunkeld and Bishop of St. Andrews, who participated in the Council of Florence and was the last man to govern the diocese of St.
James Lyle Mackay, 1st Earl of Inchcape, (11 September 1852 – 23 May 1932), known as Sir James Mackay from 1894 to 1911, was a British businessman and colonial administrator in India who became Chairman of the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company ("P&O").
James VI and I (James Charles Stuart; 19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death in 1625.
James Joseph Tarbuck, OBE (born 6 February 1940) is an English comedian.
John Ritchie Findlay (21 October 1824 – 16 October 1898) was a Scottish newspaper owner and philanthropist.
John Slezer (before 1650 – 1717) was a Dutch- or German-born military engineer and artist.
Jute is a long, soft, shiny vegetable fiber that can be spun into coarse, strong threads.
Kelso Abbey is a ruined Scottish abbey in Kelso, Scotland.
Kerr Waddell (born 14 June 1998) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a defender for Scottish Premiership side Dundee.
Kerr's Miniature Railway is a gauge railway, a 1/2 mile return ride, adjacent to the East Coast Main Line railway to Aberdeen, in West Links Park Arbroath.
A landfill site (also known as a tip, dump, rubbish dump, garbage dump or dumping ground and historically as a midden) is a site for the disposal of waste materials by burial.
A layoff is the temporary suspension or permanent termination of employment of an employee or, more commonly, a group of employees (collective layoff) for business reasons, such as personnel management or downsizing an organization.
Lesley Garrett, CBE (born 10 April 1955) is an English soprano singer, musician, broadcaster and media personality.
Linseed oil, also known as flaxseed oil or flax oil, is a colourless to yellowish oil obtained from the dried, ripened seeds of the flax plant (Linum usitatissimum).
This List of places in Angus is a list of links for any town, village, hamlet, castle, golf course, historic house, nature reserve, reservoir, river, and other place of interest in the Angus council area of Scotland.
The Local Government etc.
London City Airport is an international airport in London, United Kingdom.
London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is a British train operating company that operates the InterCity East Coast franchise.
Longships were a type of ship invented and used by the Norsemen (commonly known as the Vikings) for commerce, exploration, and warfare during the Viking Age.
A loom is a device used to weave cloth and tapestry.
Manufacturing is the production of merchandise for use or sale using labour and machines, tools, chemical and biological processing, or formulation.
Margaret, Maid of Norway (9 April 1283 – 26 September 1290) was a Norwegian princess who was recognised as Queen of Scots following the death of her grandfather, King Alexander III, in March 1286.
Marion Emily Angus (1865–1946) was a Scottish poet who wrote in the Scots vernacular or Braid Scots, defined variously as a dialect of English or a language closely related to it.
The Met Office (officially the Meteorological Office) is the United Kingdom's national weather service.
Michael Bruce Forsyth, Baron Forsyth of Drumlean, Kt PC (born 16 October 1954) is a British financier and Conservative politician, who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Stirling from 1983 to 1997 and served in the cabinet of John Major as Secretary of State for Scotland from 1995 to 1997.
Michael Fraser Weir (born 24 March 1957) is a Scottish National Party (SNP) politician who served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Angus in Scotland from 2001 to 2017 when he lost his seat to the Conservative Party.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD or MOD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.
Morris David Brough Pert (8 September 1947 – 27 April 2010) was a Scottish composer, drummer/percussionist, and pianist who composed in the fields of both contemporary classical and jazz-rock music.
Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc, trading as Morrisons, is the fourth largest chain of supermarkets in the United Kingdom, and is headquartered in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England.
National Express is a British multinational public transport company headquartered in Birmingham that operates bus, coach, train and tram services in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Spain, Portugal, Malta, Germany and Morocco and long-distance coach services across Europe.
The National Library of Scotland (Leabharlann Nàiseanta na h-Alba, Naitional Leebrar o Scotland) is the legal deposit library of Scotland and is one of the country's National Collections.
John Edward "Ned" Doig (29 October 1866 – 7 November 1919) was a Scottish footballer, who played as a goalkeeper.
Dr Neil Arnott FRS LLD (15 May 1788March 1874) was a Scottish physician and inventor.
The Neolithic was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of Western Asia, and later in other parts of the world and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC.
Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.
NHS Tayside (Bòrd SSN Taobh Tatha) is one of the fourteen regions of NHS Scotland.
Ninewells Hospital is a large teaching hospital, based on the western edge of Dundee, Scotland.
North East Scotland is one of the eight electoral regions of the Scottish Parliament which were created in 1999.
The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.
An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.
The Old Course at St Andrews is considered the oldest golf course in the world, a public course over common land in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland.
The Old Red Sandstone is an assemblage of rocks in the North Atlantic region largely of Devonian age.
Osnaburg was a coarse type of plain fabric, named from the archaic English name for the city of Osnabrück, Germany.
An overhead valve engine (OHV engine), or "pushrod engine", is a reciprocating piston engine whose poppet valves are sited in the cylinder head.
P&O (formerly the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company) was a British shipping and logistics company dating from the early 19th century.
The Parliament of Scotland was the legislature of the Kingdom of Scotland.
Paul James Tosh (born 18 October 1973 in Arbroath) is a Scottish football player.
The pelagic zone consists of the water column of the open ocean, and can be further divided into regions by depth.
The Penny Post is any one of several postal systems in which normal letters could be sent for one penny.
Peterhead (Ceann Phàdraig, Peterheid) is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Philip David Charles Collins (born 30 January 1951) is an English drummer, singer-songwriter, record producer and actor.
The Picts were a tribal confederation of peoples who lived in what is today eastern and northern Scotland during the Late Iron Age and Early Medieval periods.
Pieter Brueghel the Younger or Pieter Bruegel the Younger (before 1616 he signed his name as 'Brueghel' and after 1616 as 'Breughel') at the Netherlands Institute for Art History (between 23 May and 10 October 1564 – between March and May 1638) was a Flemish painter, known for numerous copies after his father Pieter Bruegel the Elder's work as well as his original compositions.
The points of the compass mark the divisions on a compass, which is primarily divided into four points: north, south, east, and west.
Police Scotland (Poileas Alba; Polis Scotland) – legally named the Police Service of Scotland – is the national police force of Scotland.
Pope John XXII (Ioannes XXII; 1244 – 4 December 1334), born Jacques Duèze (or d'Euse), was Pope from 7 August 1316 to his death in 1334.
In archaeology a posthole or post-hole is a cut feature used to hold a surface timber or stone.
A procession (French procession via Middle English, derived from Latin, processio, from procedere, to go forth, advance, proceed) is an organized body of people walking in a formal or ceremonial manner.
The public sector (also called the state sector) is the part of the economy composed of both public services and public enterprises.
The putting-out system is a means of subcontracting work.
A queen regnant (plural: queens regnant) is a female monarch, equivalent in rank to a king, who reigns in her own right, in contrast to a queen consort, who is the wife of a reigning king, or a queen regent, who is the guardian of a child monarch and reigns temporarily in the child's stead.
Radiocarbon dating (also referred to as carbon dating or carbon-14 dating) is a method for determining the age of an object containing organic material by using the properties of radiocarbon, a radioactive isotope of carbon.
Recycling is the process of converting waste materials into new materials and objects.
The River Isla (Abhainn Ìle) is a tributary of the River Tay in Angus and Perthshire, Scotland.
The River Tay (Tatha) is the longest river in Scotland and the seventh-longest in the United Kingdom.
RM Condor is a large Royal Marines base located near Arbroath in East Angus, Scotland.
Rob Roy (1817) is a historical novel by Walter Scott.
Robert Willis Sievwright (16 June 1882 – 12 July 1947) was a Scottish first-class cricketer from Angus.
Robert I (11 July 1274 – 7 June 1329), popularly known as Robert the Bruce (Medieval Gaelic: Roibert a Briuis; modern Scottish Gaelic: Raibeart Bruis; Norman French: Robert de Brus or Robert de Bruys; Early Scots: Robert Brus; Robertus Brussius), was King of Scots from 1306 until his death in 1329.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Dunkeld (Dioecesis Dunkeldensis) is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church in Scotland, forming an episcopal hierarchy distinct from that of England and Wales.
A royal burgh was a type of Scottish burgh which had been founded by, or subsequently granted, a royal charter.
The Corps of Royal Marines (RM) is the amphibious light infantry of the Royal Navy.
The Royal Regiment of Scotland is the senior and only Scottish line infantry regiment of the British Army Infantry.
Royal warrants of appointment have been issued for centuries to those who supply goods or services to a royal court or certain royal personages.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
Safeway was a chain of supermarkets and convenience shops in the United Kingdom.
Sailcloth encompasses a wide variety of materials that span those from natural fibers, such as flax, hemp or cotton in various forms of sail canvas, to synthetic fibers, including nylon, polyester, aramids, and carbon fibers in a variety of woven, spun and molded textiles.
A sailmaker makes and repairs sails for sailboats, kites, hang gliders, wind art, architectural sails, or other structures using sails.
The High Middle Ages of Scotland encompass Scotland in the era between the death of Domnall II in 900 AD and the death of King Alexander III in 1286, which was an indirect cause of the Scottish Wars of Independence.
The Scottish Ambulance Service (Seirbheis Charbadan-eiridinn na h-Alba) is the NHS Ambulance Services Trust, part of NHS Scotland, which serves all of Scotland's population.
The Scottish Conservatives (Pàrtaidh Tòraidheach na h-Alba), officially the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, is the part of the Conservative Party in the United Kingdom that operates in Scotland.
The Scottish Football Association Challenge Cup,, Scottish Football Association.
The seven dioceses of the Scottish Episcopal Church (Eaglais Easbaigeach na h-Alba) make up the ecclesiastical province of the Anglican Communion in Scotland.
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS; Scottish Gaelic: Seirbheis Smàlaidh agus Teasairginn na h-Alba) is the national fire and rescue service of Scotland.
Scottish Hydro plc (Scottish company number SC117119) was a public electricity supplier formed on 1 August 1989 after a change of name from North of Scotland Electricity plc on that date.
The Scottish Junior Football Association (SJFA) is an affiliated national association of the Scottish Football Association and is the governing body for the junior grade of football in Scotland.
The Scottish League One, known for sponsorship reasons as the Ladbrokes League One, is the third tier of the Scottish Professional Football League, the league competition for men's professional football clubs in Scotland.
The Scottish National Party (SNP; Pàrtaidh Nàiseanta na h-Alba, Scots Naitional Pairtie) is a Scottish nationalist and social-democratic political party in Scotland.
The Scottish Parliament (Pàrlamaid na h-Alba; Scots: The Scots Pairlament) is the devolved national, unicameral legislature of Scotland.
The Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) is the national men's association football league in Scotland.
The Scottish Reformation was the process by which Scotland broke with the Papacy and developed a predominantly Calvinist national Kirk (church), which was strongly Presbyterian in outlook.
Scottish Water is a statutory corporation that provides water and sewerage services across Scotland.
A scratch team is a team, usually in sport, brought together on a temporary basis, composed of players who normally play for different sides.
Shetland (Old Norse: Hjaltland), also called the Shetland Islands, is a subarctic archipelago of Scotland that lies northeast of Great Britain.
The Signal Tower is a museum in the coastal town of Arbroath, Angus, Scotland.
Souterrain (from French sous terrain, meaning "under ground") is a name given by archaeologists to a type of underground structure associated mainly with the European Atlantic Iron Age.
Sportscotland (officially styled sport), formerly the Scottish Sports Council, is the national agency for sport in Scotland.
SSE plc (formerly Scottish and Southern Energy plc) is a Scottish energy company headquartered in Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom.
St Vigeans is a small village and parish in Angus, Scotland, immediately to the north of Arbroath.
St Vigeans Church is a Church of Scotland parish church, serving the parish of the ancient village of St Vigeans on the outskirts of Arbroath, Angus, Scotland.
Stagecoach Strathtay is a Scottish bus operating company which covers the Dundee and Angus areas, and parts of Grampian.
Stonehaven is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
A stream is a body of water with surface water flowing within the bed and banks of a channel.
For local government purposes, Scotland is divided into 32 areas designated as "council areas", which are all governed by single-tier authorities designated as "councils".
The Tay Road Bridge carries the A92 road across the Firth of Tay from Newport-on-Tay in Fife to Dundee in Scotland, just downstream of the Tay Rail Bridge.
Tayside (Taobh Tatha) was a local government region of Scotland from 15 May 1975 to 31 March 1996.
The Alexander Brothers were an easy-listening folk-music duo from Scotland, who had been performing since the 1950s.
The Antiquary (1816) is a novel by Sir Walter Scott about several characters including an antiquary: an amateur historian, archaeologist and collector of items of dubious antiquity.
The Drifters are a long-lasting American doo-wop and R&B/soul vocal group.
The Scotsman is a Scottish compact newspaper and daily news website headquartered in Edinburgh.
Thomas Becket (also known as Saint Thomas of Canterbury, Thomas of London, and later Thomas à Becket; (21 December c. 1119 (or 1120) – 29 December 1170) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 until his murder in 1170. He is venerated as a saint and martyr by both the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion. He engaged in conflict with Henry II, King of England, over the rights and privileges of the Church and was murdered by followers of the king in Canterbury Cathedral. Soon after his death, he was canonised by Pope Alexander III.
The Tironensian Order or the Order of Tiron was a medieval monastic order named after the location of the mother abbey (Tiron Abbey, Abbaye de la Sainte-Trinité de Tiron, established in 1109) in the woods of Tiron (sometimes Thiron) in Perche, some 35 miles west of Chartres in France). They were popularly called "Grey Monks" because of their grey robes, which their spiritual cousins, the monks of Savigny, also wore.
A nationwide census, known as Census 2001, was conducted in the United Kingdom on Sunday, 29 April 2001.
A census of the population of the United Kingdom is taken every ten years.
The 2010 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday, 6 May 2010, with 45,597,461 registered voters entitled to vote to elect members to the House of Commons.
The University of Aberdeen is a public research university in Aberdeen, Scotland.
The University of Dundee (abbreviated as Dund. for post-nominals) is a public research university based in the city and royal burgh of Dundee on the east coast of the central Lowlands of Scotland.
The University of St Andrews (informally known as St Andrews University or simply St Andrews; abbreviated as St And, from the Latin Sancti Andreae, in post-nominals) is a British public research university in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland.
Uurad or Ferat son of Bargoit (died 842) was king of the Picts, perhaps from 839 to 842.
Vikings (Old English: wicing—"pirate", Danish and vikinger; Swedish and vikingar; víkingar, from Old Norse) were Norse seafarers, mainly speaking the Old Norse language, who raided and traded from their Northern European homelands across wide areas of northern, central, eastern and western Europe, during the late 8th to late 11th centuries.
VisitScotland, formerly the Scottish Tourist Board, is the national tourism agency for Scotland.
Vitreous enamel, also called porcelain enamel, is a material made by fusing powdered glass to a substrate by firing, usually between.
Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, poet and historian.
Waverley is a historical novel by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832).
Waxed cotton is cotton impregnated with a paraffin or natural beeswax based wax, woven into or applied to the cloth.
Welfare is a government support for the citizens and residents of society.
William the Lion (Mediaeval Gaelic: Uilliam mac Eanric (i.e. William, son of Henry); Modern Gaelic: Uilleam mac Eanraig), sometimes styled William I, also known by the nickname Garbh, "the Rough",Uilleam Garbh; e.g. Annals of Ulster, s.a. 1214.6; Annals of Loch Cé, s.a. 1213.10.
York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England.
45 Commando Royal Marines (pronounced "four-five commando") is a battalion sized unit of the British Royal Marines and subordinate unit within 3 Commando Brigade Royal Marines, the principal Commando formation, under the Operational Command of Commander in Chief Fleet.