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The A697 is a road that can be used an alternative to the A1 for those travelling between Scotland and England via the North East.
Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, Baron Home of the Hirsel, (2 July 1903 – 9 October 1995) was a British statesman of the Conservative Party who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from October 1963 to October 1964.
The Anglo-Scottish border between England and Scotland runs for 96 miles (154 km) between Marshall Meadows Bay on the east coast and the Solway Firth in the west.
Ba game is a version of medieval football played in Scotland, primarily in Orkney and the Scottish Borders, around Christmas and New Year.
The Battle of Flodden, Flodden Field, or occasionally Branxton (Brainston Moor) was a military combat in the War of the League of Cambrai between the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland, resulting in an English victory.
The Battle of Skaithmuir was a skirmish of the First War of Scottish Independence.
Berwickshire is a historic county, registration county and lieutenancy area in the Scottish Borders.
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk is a constituency of the British House of Commons, located in the south of Scotland within the Scottish Borders council area.
The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.
A burgh was an autonomous municipal corporation in Scotland and Northern England, usually a town, or toun in Scots.
Charles Albany Marjoribanks (1794 - 3 December 1833) was a Scottish Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1832 to 1833.
Charles II (29 May 1630 – 6 February 1685) was king of England, Scotland and Ireland.
Civil parishes, as units of local government in Scotland, were abolished by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1929.
Coldstream Bridge, linking Coldstream, Scottish Borders with Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland, is an 18th-century Grade II* listed bridge between England and Scotland, across the River Tweed.
Coldstream Football Club are a Scottish football club from Coldstream in the Scottish Borders.
The Coldstream Guards (COLDM GDS) is a part of the Guards Division, Foot Guards regiments of the British Army.
Cornhill-on-Tweed is a small village and civil parish in Northumberland, England about to the east of Coldstream, Scotland.
Earl of Home is a title in the Peerage of Scotland.
Edmond de Caillou or Raymond de Caillou, (also spelt Calhou, Calhau, Cailow etc.)(d. 1316) was a Gascon soldier who fought during the First War of Scottish Independence.
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.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood).
In some militaries, foot guards are senior infantry regiments.
A general officer is an officer of high rank in the army, and in some nations' air forces or marines.
George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, KG (6 December 1608 – 3 January 1670) was an English soldier and politician, and a key figure in the Restoration of the monarchy to King Charles II in 1660.
Gretna Green is a village in the south of Scotland famous for runaway weddings.
The Guards Division is an administrative unit of the British Army responsible for the administration of the regiments of Foot Guards and the London Regiment.
Harry Bucknall (born 1965) is a British writer best known for books In the Dolphin's Wake and Like a Tramp Like a Pilgrim.
Household Division is a term used principally in the Commonwealth of Nations to describe a country’s most elite or historically senior military units, or those military units that provide ceremonial or protective functions associated directly with the head of state.
Sir James Douglas (also known as Good Sir James and the Black Douglas) (c. 1289A. A. M. Duncan, « Douglas, Sir James (d. 1330) », Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004. – 25 August 1330) was a Scottish knight and feudal lord.
This List of places in Scotland is a complete collection of lists of places in Scotland.
This list of places in the Scottish Borders includes towns, villages, hamlets, castles, golf courses, historic houses, hillforts, lighthouses, nature reserves, reservoirs, rivers, and other places of interest in the Scottish Borders council area of Scotland.
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.
The New Model Army of England was formed in 1645 by the Parliamentarians in the English Civil War, and was disbanded in 1660 after the Restoration.
Northumberland (abbreviated Northd) is a county in North East England.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the United Kingdom government.
A regiment is a military unit.
The River Tweed, or Tweed Water (Abhainn Thuaidh, Watter o Tweid), is a river long that flows east across the Border region in Scotland and northern England.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
The Scottish Borders (The Mairches, "The Marches"; Scottish Gaelic: Crìochan na h-Alba) is one of 32 council areas of Scotland.
St Paul's Cathedral, London, is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the Diocese of London.
The Hirsel is a Category A Listed stately home near Coldstream in the Scottish Borders.
A tollhouse or toll house is a building with accommodation for a toll collector, beside a tollgate on a toll road or canal.
A town is a human settlement.
A village is a clustered human settlement or community, larger than a hamlet but smaller than a town, with a population ranging from a few hundred to a few thousand.
Wark on Tweed (usually referred to simply as Wark) is a village in the English county of Northumberland.
The Wars of Scottish Independence were a series of military campaigns fought between the Kingdom of Scotland and the Kingdom of England in the late 13th and early 14th centuries.