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Near this spot in 1625 Sir William Alexander of Menstrie, Earl of Stirling, received sasine, or lawful possession of the Royal Province of Nova Scotia by the ancient and symbolic ceremony of delivery of earth and stone from Castlehill by a representative of the King. Here also (1625-1637) the Scottish Baronets of Nova Scotia received sasine of their distant baronies.

Plaque 9868

Map accuracy This is an approximate position

by Province of Nova Scotia

Language English
Colour bronze
Location Esplanade, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Subjects None identified yet
Machine tag openplaques:id=9868

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