National symbols of Scotland
The national symbols of Scotland are flags, icons or cultural expressions that are emblematic, representative or otherwise characteristic of Scotland or Scottish culture. As a rule, these national sym...
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A Fossilised Skull Has Revealed When The Last 'Siberian Unicorn' Lived On Earth
For decades, scientists have estimated that the Siberian unicorn - a long-extinct species of mammal that looked more like a rhino than a horse - died out some 350,000 years ago , but a beautifully pre...
A Fossilised Skull Has Revealed When The Last 'Siberian Unicorn' Lived On Earth
For decades, scientists have estimated that the Siberian unicorn - a long-extinct species of mammal that looked more like a rhino than a horse - died out some 350,000 years ago , but a beautifully pre...
National anthem of Scotland
There is no official national anthem of Scotland. However, a number of songs are used as unofficial Scottish anthems, most notably "Scotland the Brave", "Flower of Scotland" and "Scots Wha Hae".In 200...
Golden Lion of the Republic of Macedonia
On the 5 December 2014 government of the Republic of Macedonia proposed a coat of arms which would replace the old national emblem. According to the president of the Macedonian Heraldry Society Jovan ...
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Flag of Scotland
The Flag of Scotland, (Scottish Gaelic: Bratach na h-Alba, Scots: Banner o Scotland), also known as St Andrew's Cross or the Saltire, is the national flag of Scotland. As the national flag, th...
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Great Highland Bagpipe
The Great Highland bagpipe (Scottish Gaelic: a' phìob mhòr) is a type of bagpipe native to Scotland. It has achieved widespread recognition through its usage in the British military and in pipe ba...
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Lion of Judah
The Lion of Judah is the symbol of the Jewish tribe of Judah. According to the Torah, the tribe consists of the descendants of Judah, the fourth son of Jacob. The association between Judah and the lio...
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Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon
Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon KT (18 June 1743 – 17 June 1827), styled Marquess of Huntly until 1752, was a Scottish nobleman, described by Kaimes as the "greatest subject in Britain", and was ...
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In My Defens God Me Defend
In my defens God me defend is the motto of both the Royal coat of arms of the Kingdom of Scotland and Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom used in Scotland. Contemporary versions of the Royal arms...
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God Save the Queen
"God Save the Queen" (alternatively "God Save the King" during the reign of a male sovereign) is an anthem used in a number of Commonwealth realms, their territories, and the British Crown Dependencie...
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Flag of England
The flag of England is derived from St George's Cross (heraldic blazon: Argent, a cross gules).The association of the red cross as an emblem of England can be traced back to the Middle Ages, and it wa...
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Honours of Scotland
The Honours of Scotland, also known as the Scottish Regalia and the Scottish Crown Jewels, dating from the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, are the oldest set of crown jewels in the British Isles. T...
Royal coat of arms of Scotland
The Royal Coat of Arms of Scotland was the official coat of arms of the King of Scots from its adoption in the 12th century until the abolition of the Kingdom of Scotland in 1707. It is still widely u...
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Sea-lion
In heraldry, the term sea-lion (sometimes called a morse) refers to a legendary creature that has the head and upper body of a lion, but with webbed forelimbs and a fish tail. These occur most frequen...
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Dutch Republic Lion
The Dutch Republic Lion (also known as States Lion) was the badge of the Union of Utrecht, the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands and is a precursor of the current coat of arms of the Kingdom th...
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Leopard (heraldry)
The leopard in heraldry is traditionally depicted the same as a lion, but in a walking position with its head turned to full face, thus it is also known as a lion passant guardant in some texts, thoug...
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Dunbar Douglas, 6th Earl of Selkirk
Dunbar James Douglas, 6th Earl of Selkirk FRS (22 April 1809 – 11 April 1885) was a Scottish peer.
The son of Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk and Joan Wedderburn-Colville, he was born in Londo...
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Unicorn
The unicorn is a legendary animal that has been described since antiquity as a beast with a large, pointed, spiraling horn projecting from its forehead. The unicorn was depicted in ancient seals of th...
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Charles Douglas, 3rd Duke of Queensberry
Charles Douglas, 3rd Duke of Queensberry, 2nd Duke of Dover, PC (1698–1778) was a Scottish nobleman, extensive landowner, Privy Counsellor and Vice Admiral of Scotland.The younger son of James Douglas...
Royal Standard of Scotland
The Royal Banner of the Royal Arms of Scotland, also known as the Royal Banner of Scotland, or more commonly the Lion Rampant of Scotland, and historically as the Royal Standard of Scotland, (Scottish...
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Snow Lion
The Snow Lion, sometimes also Snowlion, (Tibetan: གངས་སེང་གེ་, Wylie: gangs seng ge; Chinese: 瑞獅; pinyin: ruìshī) is a celestial animal of Tibet. It symbolizes fearlessness, unconditi...
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Royal Standard of the United Kingdom
The Royal Standard of the United Kingdom is the flag used by Elizabeth II in her capacity as Sovereign of the United Kingdom and its overseas territories. Different standards are used in the Queen's o...
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Crown of Scotland
The Crown of Scotland is the crown used at the coronation of the monarchs of Scotland. Remade in its current form for King James V of Scotland in 1540, the crown is part of the Honours of Scotland, th...
Lion (heraldry)
The lion is a common charge in heraldry. It traditionally symbolises bravery, valour, strength, and royalty, because historically it has been regarded as the king of beasts.
As many attitudes (po...
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Thistle
Thistle is the common name of a group of flowering plants characterized by leaves with sharp prickles on the margins, mostly in the family Asteraceae. Prickles often occur all over the plant – on surf...
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Veldenz lion
The Veldenz lion is a modified heraldic emblem. As a charge the heraldic lion in the coat of arms has a stationary appearance. The blazon is "argent lion rampant azure, tongue gules". As a representa...
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James Graham, 1st Duke of Montrose
James Graham, 1st Duke and 4th Marquess of Montrose (April 1682 – 7 January 1742) was a Scottish aristocratic statesman in the early eighteenth century.He was the only son of James Grah...
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