Monthly Archives: May 2014

Robert Louis Stevenson ~ Author

 Robert Louis Stevenson ~ there is a plaque to this author at Kinnaird Cottage in Pitlochry. Robert Louis Stevenson wrote three stories whilst staying at Pitlochry: Thrawn Janet; The Merry Men; and, The Bodysnatcher. To acknowledge this and his stay at the cottage in Kinnaird Road, a plaque was raised: consisting of a […]

Gavin Douglas ~ Poet

Gavin Douglas – Scottish poet and prelate born around 1474 at Tantallon Castle, East Lothian. This 3rd son of Archibald, 5th Earl of Angus was educated at Perth Grammar School. After a time at St. Andrews University, Douglas studied for the priesthood in abroad (most likely Paris). Between 1501 and 1514 […]