This day in 1306 - Robert the Bruce was crowned king of Scotland. Printed on the map are two interesting notes in Latin: 'There are obnoxious tempests in Loch Lomond, and its fish have no bones' and 'Loch Ness and the river Ness never freeze'.
Prince Alfred of Edinburgh Photograph of Prince Alfred, the eldest child and only son of Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh (and later of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha), and his wife, formerly Grand Duchess Marie of Russia.
The scaffold memorial at Tower Hill On May 1536 the five men accused with Anne Boleyn were executed on Tower Hill. "These bloody days have broken my heart." wrote the poet Thomas Wyatt who witnessed the executions from his prison in the Bell Tower.
With its variety of different decoration techniques and luxurious materials, the keyboard instrument known as the Queen Elizabeth’s Virginal, which evidently belonged to the ‘Virgin Queen’, is a very interesting example of fine Venetian craftsmanship.