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    A royal burgh (/ˈbʌrə/ BURR-ə) was a type of Scottish burgh which had been founded by, or subsequently granted, a royal charter. Although abolished by...
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    existed from the 12th century, when King David I created the first royal burghs. Burgh status was broadly analogous to borough status, found in the rest...
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  • granted burghs or royal burgh status by Scottish kings, including by David I of Scotland and William the Lion. City status has later been granted by royal charter...
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    a: ^ Royal Burgh of Aberdeen absorbed Aberdeenshire burghs of Old Aberdeen burgh (burgh of barony 1489, police burgh 1860), Woodside (police burgh 1860)...
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    Dunfaurlin, Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Phàrlain) is a city, parish, former Royal burgh in Fife, Scotland, 3 miles (5 km) from the northern shore of the Firth...
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    of Scotland. Scottish municipalities have existed in the form of burgh, royal burgh, cities and, currently most common, local councils. Between 1855 and...
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  • Balmoral Castle In Scotland a royal burgh was a burgh or incorporated town founded by, or subsequently granted, a royal charter. By 1707, when the Act...
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    [ˈt̪ɔːrˠn̪ˠəx]; Scots: Dornach) is a town, seaside resort, parish and former royal burgh in the county of Sutherland in the Highlands of Scotland. It lies on...
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    [ˈel(e)kʲɪɲ]) is a historic town (former cathedral city) and formerly a royal burgh in Moray, Scotland. It is the administrative and commercial centre for...
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    (Scottish Gaelic: Inbhir Ùige [ˈinivɪɾʲˈuːkʲə]; Scots: Week) is a town and royal burgh in Caithness, in the far north of Scotland. The town straddles the River...
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    authorisation of the bishop of St Andrews, the town was made a burgh of barony in 1614. Royal Burgh was then granted as a charter by King James VI in 1620. In...
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    Nairn (redirect from Royal Burgh of Nairn)
    Nairn (/ˈnɛərn/; Scottish Gaelic: Inbhir Narann) is a town and former royal burgh in the Highland council area of Scotland. It is an ancient fishing port...
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    Inverness (redirect from Burgh of Inverness)
    1214) granted Inverness four charters, by one of which it was created a royal burgh. Of the Dominican friary founded by Alexander III in 1233, only one pillar...
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    about 93,750. One of the principal royal strongholds of the Kingdom of Scotland, Stirling was created a royal burgh by King David I in 1130. In 2002, as...
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    Ayr (category Royal burghs)
    Ayr") is a town situated on the southwest coast of Scotland. A former royal burgh, today it is the administrative centre of the South Ayrshire Council...
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    Gaelic: Cromba, IPA: [ˈkʰɾɔumpə]) is a town, civil parish and former royal burgh in Ross and Cromarty, in the Highland area of Scotland. Situated at the...
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    Lanarkshire council area. Rutherglen received the status of Royal Burgh in 1126 by Royal Charter from King David I of Scotland, who reigned from 1124...
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    Dingwall (category Royal burghs)
    Scottish Gaelic: Inbhir Pheofharain [ˈiɲɪɾʲ ˈfjɔhəɾan]) is a town and a royal burgh in the Highland council area of Scotland. It has a population of 5,491...
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    Tain (category Royal burghs)
    Tain (Scottish Gaelic: Baile Dhubhthaich [palə ˈɣuhɪç]) is a royal burgh and parish in the County of Ross, in the Highlands of Scotland. The name derives...
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    Selkirk is a town and historic royal burgh in the Scottish Borders council district of southeastern Scotland. It lies on the Ettrick Water, a tributary...
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