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The Skull of Robert the Bruce [Museum Week]

The skull above is the skull of Robert the Bruce, otherwise known as Robert I, King of the Scots (reigned 1306-1329). Well, kinda. It’s actually a plaster cast of the skull of Robert the Bruce, which sits on display in the Hunterian Museum, in the Main Building of the University of Glasgow. His actual skull, along with his body, lies in the Dunfermline Abbey in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. His heart, on the other hand, is buried at Melrose Abbey, encased in lead.

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*walks onto practice field* *sits down in bleachers* Wooohh!!! Go Hailee! Came to watch you practice. ~Aaron

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Willamette University

Autumn by the Mill Stream at Willamette University. I never experienced the Fall Colors until I lived at Willamette. LOVED it! Photo is by Anna Gorin, via Flickr

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Oxford University ~ Great Hall of Christ Church. It was the inspiration for the dining scenes at Hogwarts School for Wizardry!

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Spoonholder at the University of Oklahoma ~ it's said if you and the one you're dating sit here, you'll marry.

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Durham, England.

Durham is a city in North East England. It is within the County Durham local government district, and is the county town of the larger ceremonial county. The city sits on the River Wear, to the south of Newcastle upon Tyne, Chester-le-Street and Sunderland and to the north of Darlington. Durham is well known for its Norman cathedral and 11th century castle, both designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986. The castle has been the home of Durham University since 1832.

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