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Dr Nick Hervey examines the historic role of the police in royal protection in the fourth in a series of twelve guest posts.
The police (or rather, the Bow Street Runners) had a long history of involvement with royalty, acting in the capacity of bodyguards. 1,255 more words
In 1853 John Ruskin (1819-1900), his wife Effie, and John Everett Millais (1829-96), stayed in the village of Brig o’ Turk, which gets its name from an eighteenth century bridge, carefully widened and restored in the 1930s, over the burn which flows through Glenfinglas. 4,224 more words