Many of the most well-known symbols of Scotland date back centuries, and are surrounded by legends, superstitions, folklore and pageantry.They've often been immortalized in poetry, songs and music, and are tightly woven into the colorful history of this fascinating country.
They include music, plants, historical buildings, ancient Celtic designs, mythical creatures, famous Scots and many more.
he traditional Scottish music and soul-stirring lyrics gets the Scottish blood pumping!
CREST: On a Wreath of the Colours a Sparrowhawk wings elevated and addorsed proper perched on a Shuttle Or and resting the dexter claw on a Millrind Sable.
Motto 'CONSILIO ET PRUDENTIA' - By counsel and by wisdom. The black diamonds refer to coal mining and the lion's leg is from the arms of the Powys family.
It's one of Scotland's most modern symbols as it was written just over 60 years ago, but that doesn't mean it's loved any less!
CLICK HERE to learn more The Saltire is the official Scottish flag and has been in use for over 500 years.
Known as the "Apostle of Ireland", he is the primary patron saint of Ireland, along with saints Brigit of Kildare and Columba.
He is also venerated in the Anglican Communion, the Old Catholic Church and in the Eastern Orthodox Church as equal-to-the-apostles and Enlightener of Ireland.
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