NJ9308 : King's College Chapel heraldry XII

taken 4 years ago, near to Old Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Great Britain

King's College Chapel heraldry XII
King's College Chapel heraldry XII
On the outer wall of the tower facing the High Street can be seen a magnificent rendering of the arms of James IV, dated 1504, featuring "a spirited lion rampant within a double tressure having sixteen fleurs-de-lis. The unicorns are regardant, with spirally twisted horns, and are gorged with crowns composed of alternate fleurs-de-lis and crosses patted..." For more, see: LinkExternal link (page 80).
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 October, 2013   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 12 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  Suburb, Urban fringe  People, Events 
Date (from Tags)
1504 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 9394 0813 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:9.8390N 2:6.1099W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 9391 0813
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Coat of Arms  King James IV 

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