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Greyfriars Graveyard When Greyfriars Graveyard Opened In Edinburgh In The 16th, Built On The Site Of A Franciscan Monastery On The Edge Of The Old Town, Below The Castle, It Was Edinburgh S Most Important Burial Site Over The Centuries Many Of Edinburgh S Leading Figures Have Been Buried At Greyfriars, Alongside Many Ordinary Folk, And It Is Home To A Spectacular Collection Of Post Reformation Monuments.In This Book, Local Historian Charlotte Golledge Takes The Reader On A Tour Round Greyfriars Graveyard, To Reveal Its History Of The Cemetery From When James I Granted The Land As A Monastery To The Present Day She Explores The Huge Variety Of It Monuments And Gravestones The Symbolism Behind The Monuments, Stones And Carvings Is Explained, As The Different Types Of Gravemarkers And How The Styles Changed Over The Years, A Typical Nineteenth Century Funeral Example, Notable Tombs, People And Families, Not Just The Famous And, Of Course, Greyfriars Bobby.Through This She Paints A Remarkable Picture Of Life And Death In Edinburgh Over The Centuries Which Will Appeal To Both Residents And Visitors To The Scottish Capital.

  • Paperback
  • 96 pages
  • Greyfriars Graveyard
  • Charlotte Golledge
  • English
  • 01 June 2018
  • 9781445688183

About the Author: Charlotte Golledge

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15 thoughts on “Greyfriars Graveyard

  1. says:

    Greyfriars Graveyard in Edinburgh, Scotland, a place I have been lucky enough to visit, is a fascinating outdoor museum for history, monuments, and symbols that aid one in interpreting the language of Scottish cemeteries Charlotte Colledge s Greyfriars Graveyard is a beautifully researched book that presents the reader with the information and photographs that will enable the reader visitor to truly understand what is being viewed, and, of course, in Greyfriars Graveyard, there is Bobby, a dog who refused to leave his late master, a very touching story The author describes the archit...

  2. says:

    I thought I knew Greyfriar s..until I read this book It is beautifully written, well researched, and a fascinating read It has made me want to explore the graveyard during the day and put all my new gravestone knowledge to use I highly recommend this book.

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