Verken deze ideeën en meer!

The 'honours of Scotland' (Scottish crown jewels), Edinburgh Castle - the Duke of Hamilton is caretaker of these.

The 'honours of Scotland' (Scottish crown jewels), Edinburgh Castle - the Duke of Hamilton is caretaker of these.

Anne Boleyn Sapphire Tiara Anne Boleyn was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of King Henry VIII and Marquess of Pembroke in her own right

Anne Boleyn Sapphire Tiara Anne Boleyn was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of King Henry VIII and Marquess of Pembroke in her own right

The crest atop the Crown of Scotland is a red lion, seated and forward facing, itself wearing the Crown of Scotland and holding the two remaining elements of the Honours of Scotland, namely the Sword of State and the Sceptre of Scotland. This stone rendition of the beast is displayed on top of the entrance to the Queen's Gallery in Edinburgh.

The crest atop the Crown of Scotland is a red lion, seated and forward facing, itself wearing the Crown of Scotland and holding the two remaining elements of the Honours of Scotland, namely the Sword of State and the Sceptre of Scotland. This stone rendition of the beast is displayed on top of the entrance to the Queen's Gallery in Edinburgh.

Crown of the Lord Lyon of Scotland

Crown of the Lord Lyon of Scotland

The Duke and Duchess of Hamilton

The Duke and Duchess of Hamilton

The Scottish Folk Dancers hand in hand by NCBrian, via Flickr

The Scottish Folk Dancers hand in hand by NCBrian, via Flickr

The Royal Standard of Scotland, also known as the Banner of the King of Scots, or more commonly the Lion Rampant of Scotland, is the Scottish Royal Banner of Arms. Its correct use is restricted by an Act of the Parliament of Scotland to only a few Great Officers of State who officially represent The Sovereign in Scotland. Scotland has not had its own monarchy since the Act of Union with England in 1707. Queen Elizabeth II is monarch of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

The Royal Standard of Scotland, also known as the Banner of the King of Scots, or more commonly the Lion Rampant of Scotland, is the Scottish Royal Banner of Arms. Its correct use is restricted by an Act of the Parliament of Scotland to only a few Great Officers of State who officially represent The Sovereign in Scotland. Scotland has not had its own monarchy since the Act of Union with England in 1707. Queen Elizabeth II is monarch of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

The oldest surviving English crown,1370-80 - think of the history this crown has witnessed!

The oldest surviving English crown,1370-80 - think of the history this crown has witnessed!

The Honors of Scotland, Early 16th Century. The Scottish Crown Jewels were discovered in a chest at Edinburgh Castle by Walter Scott in 1818 and were presented to England's George IV in 1822.

The Honors of Scotland, Early 16th Century. The Scottish Crown Jewels were discovered in a chest at Edinburgh Castle by Walter Scott in 1818 and were presented to England's George IV in 1822.

The crown of Queen Victoria, who ruled the United Kingdom from 1837 to 1901, is filled with diamonds.

The crown of Queen Victoria, who ruled the United Kingdom from 1837 to 1901, is filled with diamonds.

Pinterest
Zoek