John Kenealy | Holyrood Abbey and Palace
Created 10-Dec-16
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Holyrood Abbey was built in 1128 by King David I after an experience in 1127 during the Feast of the Cross, in which his horse was startled by a Hart. The King was thrown from his horse, and the Hart attacked. The king was saved when the Hart was startled and ran away by the apparition of a Cross that descended from the sky. Much of the Abbey was left in ruins after Reformation era vandalism. Holyrood Palace is the official residence of the British Monarch in Scotland.
Holyrood Ruins and Arthur's SeatWarm Sunset over Holyrood Palace and Calton HillReveranceThe Old Ruins of Holyrood Abbey

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Keywords:Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh, Holyrood Abbey, Holyrood Palace, Holyrood Park, Royal Mile, Scotland, The Palace of the Holyroodhouse, UK, United Kingdom, ruins