Holding the Castle for the King


Saturday the 9th of July 1200-1600
Sunday the 10th of July 1200-1600
Huntly Castle (MAP LINK)

Meet the soldiers holding Huntly for the King, Charles. See the weapons and clothes of 17th century soldiers garrisoning the castle. Learn about the history of Huntly Castle and the role of the Gordons in serving the Stewart kings of Scotland over the centuries. Hear from Royalist and Covenanting soldiers who will talk about and demonstrate the use of cannon, musket, pike and sword.

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Historic Environment Scotland (Huntly Castle)

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