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Carnwadric
CARNWADRIC is an area of Glasgow
Glasgow
, Scotland
Scotland
. It is situated south of the River Clyde
River Clyde
. Carnwadric
Carnwadric
was a farm owned by Sir John Maxwell , one of approximately seven such large holdings owned by him and rented to others. The land was formerly owned by the Stuart kings and queens of Scotland. During ancient post-Roman times, it was sought after by the Scots of Dál Riata
Dál Riata
and Angles
Angles
of Northumbria
Northumbria
. It formed part of the ancient Kingdom of Strathclyde
Kingdom of Strathclyde
, a Brittonic , rather than Gaelic , kingdom. Govan, an ancient village nearby and now also part of Glasgow, is rumoured to be named after King Arthur
King Arthur
's knight Gawain
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List Of United Kingdom Locations
A gazetteer of place names in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
showing each place's county , unitary authority or council area and its geographical coordinates
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List Of Places In Scotland
This LIST OF PLACES IN SCOTLAND is a complete collection of lists of places in Scotland
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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River Clyde
The RIVER CLYDE (Scottish Gaelic : Abhainn Chluaidh, pronounced , Scots : Watter o Clyde) is a river , that flows into the Firth of Clyde in Scotland . It is the eighth-longest river in the United Kingdom , and the second-longest in Scotland. Traveling through the major city of Glasgow , it was an important river for shipbuilding and trade in the British Empire . In the early medieval Cumbric language it was known as Clud or Clut, and was central to the Kingdom of Strathclyde (Teyrnas Ystrad Clut)
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Glasgow Cathcart (Scottish Parliament Constituency)
GLASGOW CATHCART is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood ). It elects one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the plurality (first past the post) method of election. Also, however, it is one of nine constituencies in the Glasgow electoral region , which elects seven additional members , in addition to nine constituency MSPs, to produce a form of proportional representation for the region as a whole. CONTENTS * 1 Electoral region * 2 Constituency boundaries * 2.1 Boundary review * 3 Member of the Scottish Parliament * 4 Election results * 5 Notes * 6 See also ELECTORAL REGION See also: Glasgow (Scottish Parliament electoral region) The other eight constituencies of the Glasgow region are Glasgow Anniesland , Glasgow Kelvin , Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn , Glasgow Pollok , Glasgow Provan , Glasgow Shettleston , Glasgow Southside , and Rutherglen
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Scottish Gaelic Language
SCOTTISH GAELIC or SCOTS GAELIC, sometimes also referred to simply as GAELIC (Gàidhlig ( listen )) or THE GAELIC, is a Celtic language native to the Gaels
Gaels
of Scotland. A member of the Goidelic branch of the Celtic languages, Scottish Gaelic, like Modern Irish and Manx , developed out of Middle Irish . Most of modern Scotland
Scotland
was once Gaelic-speaking, as evidenced especially by Gaelic-language placenames. In the 2011 census of Scotland
Scotland
, 57,375 people (1.1% of the Scottish population aged over three years old) reported as able to speak Gaelic, 1,275 fewer than in 2001. The highest percentages of Gaelic speakers were in the Outer Hebrides . Only about half of speakers were fully literate in the language. Nevertheless, there are revival efforts, and the number of speakers of the language under age 20 did not decrease between the 2001 and 2011 censuses
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List Of Members Of The European Parliament For The United Kingdom, 2014–19
LEGISLATION * 1972 EC Act * 1986 EC (Amendment) Act * 1993 EC (Amendment) Act * 1998 EC (Amendment) Act * 2002 EC (Amendment) Act * 2008 EU (Amendment) Act * 2011 EU Act EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ELECTIONS * 1979 * 1984 * 1989 * 1994 * 1999 * 2004 * 2009 * 2014 * * 1973 delegation * 1st * 2nd * 3rd * 4th * 5th * 6th * 7th * 8th Withdrawal * 2004–05 EU Bill * 2013–14 EU (Referendum) Bill * 2015–16 EU membership renegotiation * 2015 EU Referendum Act * 2016 EU (Referendum) Act (Gibraltar) * 2016 EU MEMBERSHIP REFERENDUM * Causes * Endorsements * Issues * Opinion polling * CAMPAIGNS * Organisations advocating and campaigning for a referendum * People\'s Pledge * Labour for a Refere
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Scotland (European Parliament Constituency)
SCOTLAND constitutes a single constituency of the European Parliament . In 2014 it elected six MEPs , using the d\'Hondt method of party-list proportional representation . CONTENTS * 1 Boundaries * 2 History * 3 Returned members * 4 Election results * 4.1 2014 * 4.2 2009 * 4.3 2004 * 4.4 1999 * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links BOUNDARIESThe constituency's boundaries are the same as those of Scotland
Scotland
, one of the four countries of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
. HISTORYThe constituency was formed as a result of the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1999 , replacing a number of single-member constituencies
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List Of United Kingdom Parliament Constituencies
An ELECTORAL DISTRICT (also known as a CONSTITUENCY, LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT, RIDING, WARD, DIVISION, ELECTORAL AREA, or ELECTORATE) is a territorial subdivision for electing members to a legislative body . Generally, only voters (constituents) who reside within the district are permitted to vote in an election held there. From a single district, a single member or multiple members might be chosen. Members might be chosen by a first-past-the-post system or a proportional representative system, or another voting method entirely. Members might be chosen through a direct election under universal suffrage , an indirect election , or another form of suffrage
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Sir John Stirling-Maxwell, 10th Baronet
SIR JOHN MAXWELL STIRLING-MAXWELL, 10TH BARONET, of Pollok , KT DL FRSE HRSA HRIBA HRWS HRSW LLD (6 June 1866 – 30 May 1956) was a Scottish Tory politician and philanthropist . CONTENTS * 1 Life * 2 Family * 3 References * 4 References * 5 External links LIFE Sir John Stirling Maxwell (1866–1956), 10th Bt by William Bruce Ellis Ranken , Pollok House The eldest son of Sir William Stirling-Maxwell, 9th Baronet and Lady Anna Maria Leslie-Melville, second daughter of David Leslie-Melville, 8th Earl of Leven and Elizabeth Anne Campbell, he was educated at Eton College and at Trinity College, Cambridge . He succeeded his father to the baronetcy in 1878. He was Conservative Member of Parliament for the College Division of Glasgow between 1895 and 1906, and later served as Chairman of the Forestry Commission from 1929 –1932
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House Of Stuart
The HOUSE OF STUART, originally STEWART and, in Gaelic, STIùBHART was a European royal house that originated in Scotland. The dynasty's patrilineal Breton ancestors had held the office of High Steward of Scotland since the 12th century, after arriving by way of Norman England . The royal Stewart line was founded by Robert II , and they were Kings and Queens of Scots from the late 14th century until the union with England in 1707. Mary, Queen of Scots , was brought up in France, where she adopted the French spelling of the name, Stuart. Her son, James VI of Scotland , inherited the thrones of England and Ireland upon the death of Elizabeth I in 1603. Except for the period of the Commonwealth, 1649–1660, the Stuarts were monarchs of the British Isles and its growing empire , until the death of Queen Anne in 1714. In total, nine Stewart/Stuart monarchs ruled Scotland alone from 1371 until 1603
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Britons (historical)
The BRITONS, also known as CELTIC BRITONS or ANCIENT BRITONS, were Celtic people who inhabited Great Britain
Great Britain
from the British Iron Age into the Middle Ages
Middle Ages
, at which point their culture and language diverged. They spoke the Common Brittonic language, the ancestor to the modern Brittonic languages
Brittonic languages
. The earliest evidence for the Britons and their language in historical sources dates to the Iron Age. After the Roman conquest of Britain in the 1st century, a Romano-British culture
Romano-British culture
emerged, and Latin and British Vulgar Latin coexisted with Brittonic. During and after the Roman era, the Britons lived throughout Britain
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King Arthur
KING ARTHUR is a legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances , led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the late 5th and early 6th centuries AD. The details of Arthur's story are mainly composed of folklore and literary invention, and his historical existence is debated and disputed by modern historians. The sparse historical background of Arthur
Arthur
is gleaned from various sources, including the Annales Cambriae
Annales Cambriae
, the Historia Brittonum , and the writings of Gildas . Arthur's name also occurs in early poetic sources such as Y Gododdin . Arthur
Arthur
is a central figure in the legends making up the Matter of Britain
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Gawain
GAWAIN (English: /ɡəˈweɪn/ , Welsh: ; also called Gwalchmei, Gualguanus, Gauvain, Walwein, etc.) is King Arthur
King Arthur
's nephew and a Knight of the Round Table
Round Table
in the Arthurian legend
Arthurian legend
. Under the name Gwalchmei, he appears very early in the legend's development, being mentioned in some of the earliest Welsh Arthurian sources. He is one of a select number of Round Table
Round Table
members to be referred to as one of the greatest knights, most notably in Sir Gawain
Gawain
and the Green Knight
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Kingdom Of Strathclyde
STRATHCLYDE (lit. " Strath
Strath
of the River Clyde
River Clyde
"), originally Cumbric
Cumbric
: YSTRAD CLUD or ALCLUD (and STRATH-CLOTA in Anglo-Saxon), was one of the early medieval kingdoms of the Britons in Hen Ogledd
Hen Ogledd
("the Old North"), the Brythonic -speaking parts of what is now southern Scotland
Scotland
and northern England . The kingdom developed during the post-Roman period. It is also known as ALT CLUT, a Brittonic term for Dumbarton
Dumbarton
Castle , the medieval capital of the region. It may have had its origins with the Brythonic Damnonii people of Ptolemy
Ptolemy
's Geography
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