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The ruins of Holyrood Abbey in Edinburgh, Scotland. •❤° Nims °❤•

Holyrood Abbey, Scotland. Ris an old word for a type of Christian cross, bearing a lower cross-bar as well as the main upper cross-bar. It therefore means the cross which Jesus Christ was crucified upon; thus the name Holyrood is equivalent to "Holy Cross."

beautiful image of Holyrood Abbey ruins ... Edinburgh, Scotland. Photo by David P. of Light and Dark, Flickr

The Palace of Holyroodhouse, also known as Holyrood Palace, is the official residence of the monarch in Scotland.

St Mary's Abbey (aka: Melrose Abbey) is a partially-ruined monastery of the Cistercian order in Melrose, Roxburghshire, in the Scottish Borders. (via flickr)

Autumnal photo taken at Jedburgh Abbey by Christopher Levy. This abbey in the Scottish borders was founded in 1138

Melrose Abbey is a Gothic-style abbey in Melrose, Scotland. It was founded in 1136 by Cistercian monks on the request of King David I of Scotland. The last abbot was James Stewart, natural son of James V, who died in 1559.Scottish kings and nobles are buried at the abbey. The embalmed heart of Robert the Bruce is also said to rest on the abbey's grounds, while the rest of his body is buried in Dunfermline Abbey.

A quiet room in the Iona Abbey in Scotland on the Isle of Iona. #reading, #books