Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy


Grim Treasures: Macabre Tales of Edinburgh’s Old Town

Running west to east, from Edinburgh Castle to Queen Elizabeth’s Palace of Holyroodhouse, is a narrow street known as the Royal Mile. The Mile appears to consist of a single thoroughfare, but locals regard it as consisting of four sections that merge imperceptibly and see each–Castle Hill, Lawnmarket, High Street, and Canongate–as having contributed distinctive imaginative treasures to the Old Town’s fund of macabre tales.

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