Old Photograph The Kirkgate Leith Edinburgh Scotland


Old photograph of shops, buildings and people on The Kirkgate in Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland. Leith has played a long and prominent role in Scottish history. As the major port serving Edinburgh, it has been the stage on which many significant events in Scottish history have taken place. Mary of Guise ruled Scotland from Leith in 1560 as Regent while her daughter, Mary, Queen of Scots remained in France. Mary of Guise moved the Scottish Court to Leith.



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