Tour Scotland Video Scots Brigade Drummers Military Re-enactment Falkland Palace Fife



Tour Scotland video of Scots Brigade drummers at a Military Re-enactment on ancestry visit to Falkland in Fife, Scotland. A Drummer was responsible for the drums in the army for use on the battlefield. The drums were an important part of the battlefield communications system, with various drum rolls used to signal different commands from officers to troops.

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Tour Scotland Video Scots Brigade Arriving Military Re-enactment Falkland Palace Fife



Tour Scotland video of Scots Brigade soldiers arriving at a Military Re-enactment on ancestry visit to Falkland in Fife, Scotland. Falkland Palace is a royal palace of the Scottish Kings. In 1402 Robert, Duke of Albany imprisoned his nephew and rival David, Duke of Rothesay, the eldest son of King Robert, in the Well Tower at Falkland. The incarcerated Duke eventually died there from neglect and starvation. Mary Queen of Scots practised falconry here;

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Tour Scotland Video Cock-a-leekie Soup Military Re-enactment Falkland Palace Fife



Tour Scotland video of a cook making Cock-a-leekie soup at a Military Re-enactment on ancestry visit to Falkland in Fife, Scotland. Cock-a-leekie soup is a Scottish soup dish consisting of leeks and peppered chicken stock, often thickened with rice, or sometimes barley. The original recipe added prunes during cooking, and traditionalists still garnish with a julienne of prunes.

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Tour Scotland Video Pea And Ham Soup Military Re-enactment Falkland Palace Fif



Tour Scotland video of a cook making Pea and Ham soup at a Military Re-enactment on ancestry visit to Falkland in Fife, Scotland. The earliest archaeological evidence for the consumption of soup dates back to 6000 BC, and it was hippopotamus soup.

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Tour Scotland Video Woman Making Buttons Military Re-enactment Falkland Palace Fife



Tour Scotland video of a woman making buttons at a Military Re-enactment on ancestry visit to Falkland in Fife, Scotland. The ordinary or every day jacket and vest worn with the kilt, was made of tweed, home spun, usually wool, or lighter weight for summer, or other suitable material preferably with buttons.

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Tour Scotland Video Soldiers With Pikes Military Re-enactment Falkland Palace Fife



Tour Scotland video of Scots Brigade soldiers with Pikes at a Military Re-enactment on ancestry visit to Falkland in Fife, Scotland. A pike is a pole weapon, a very long thrusting spear formerly used extensively by infantry. Unlike many similar weapons, the pike is not intended to be thrown. Pikes were used regularly in European warfare from the early Middle Ages until around 1700, and were wielded by foot soldiers deployed in close quarters.

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