Tour Scotland Video St Mary's College Quadrangle University Of St Andrews Fife
Tour Scotland video of St Mary's College Quadrangle, University Of St Andrews, Fife, Scotland. St Mary's College of the University of St Andrews, in full, the New College of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, was founded in 1538 by Archbishop James Beaton, uncle of Cardinal David Beaton on the site of the pedagogy or St Johns College, founded 1418. The College retains much of its original sixteenth century buildings, specifically the north and West ranges. The College is one of five approved centres for the training of Church of Scotland ministers. The Quad contains the old Holm Oak Tree and a a thorn tree said to have been planted by Mary, Queen of Scots, during her many visits to St.Andrews. The Quad also contains the historic King James Library founded by King James VI & I in 1612.
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