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Tag: Facts about Edinburgh

Edinburgh in August: 5 After-Dark Activities You Can’t Miss

11th Aug, 2023

Edinburgh in August In August, Edinburgh comes alive after dark. From the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to late-night dining, there are endless possibilities for an unforgettable evening. Here are five top things to experience after the sun sets on The Royal Mile: Edinburgh Festival Fringe Shows The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the world’s largest arts festival, …

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Women and Property Rights in Early Modern Edinburgh

24th Feb, 2023

All women in Early Modern Scotland were bound by strict legal restrictions over their property as well as their bodies. Married women especially. They were unable to instigate legal proceedings or represent themselves in court. Unless, of course, their husbands first gave them permission. What’s more, landed property only ever passed down to the daughters …

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10 Things Edinburgh Gave The World

13th May, 2020

What does Dolly, the sheep, have in common with digestive biscuits and the inventor of penicillin? Read on to find out about ten great things Edinburgh contributed to the world.

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