Spring Road Trip Drive With Music On History Visit To Lundin Links East Neuk Of Fife Scotland

Tour Scotland 4K early Spring Easter Holiday Weekend travel video, with Scottish music, of a road trip drive East on the A915 route from Leven on ancestry, genealogy, family history visit to Lundin Links in the East Neuk of Fife, Britain, United Kingdom. Lundin Links largely developed as a 19th Century suburban extension of Lower Largo accommodating holiday makers, but takes its name from the Lundin family who were granted land here in the 12th century. The surname Lundin seems to have originated in the 11th century as de Londoniis or de Londres. This then quickly became de Lundin and de Lundyn. By the 14th century Lundy is used interchangeably with Lundin and Lundie. The name of Lundie comes from the Gaelic Leann dhe, which means Gods meadow. The first mention I can find of Lundie is in 1130 AD, which is with respect to the battle of Inchbare. Two days before the battle, on the 14th of April, the forces of the Earl of Fife were mustered at Forfar. The first contact between forces of the Earl of Dunbar and the Earl of Fergus occurred at sliabh na Leann dhe, Hill of God's meadow, now Lundie Hill. The forces of King David I of Scotland, born 1124 died 1153, won the battle. One can find a number of places across Scotland bearing the name of Lundin or Lundie. In 1160, King Malcolm IV of Scotland granted the barony of Lundie in Forfar to Malcolm de Lundin. This barony contains the fore mentioned Lundie Hill. He granted the barony of Lundin in the parish of Largo in Fife to Malcolm’s brother Philip. Not much is known about Phillip de Lundin. He has sometimes been referred to as Phillip the Chamberlain. He had a son Walter, who in turn is believed to have had a son Thomas. It is reported that this line of the family ended in and heiress. She married Robert, the son of King William the Lion. Robert took on the name of this family and it is from him that the family of Lundie or Lundin descend. The barony remained in this family until the end of the 18th century. Spring in the United Kingdom depends on whether you are following the astronomical or metrological calendar. The date for astronomical spring is Sunday 20th March 2022, ending on Tuesday 21st June, while by the meteorological calendar, spring will start on Tuesday 1st March. Of interest to folks with ancestry, genealogy or Scottish Family Roots in Scotland who may wish to visit one day. When driving in Scotland slow down and enjoy the trip All photographs are copyright of Sandy Stevenson, Tour Scotland, and may not be used without permission.

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