Grave of John Knox

John Knox was a Scottish minister, theologian, and writer who was a leader of the country's Reformation. He was the founder of the Presbyterian Church of Scotland.

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The Court of Session is the supreme civil court of Scotland and constitutes part of the College of Justice; the supreme criminal court of Scotland is the .

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St Giles' Cathedral, or the High Kirk of Edinburgh, is a parish church of the Church of Scotland located in the of . Photo: Elgdy, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Mercat Cross of Edinburgh stands in Parliament Square next to , facing the High Street in the of . Photo: Kim Traynor, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The National Library of Scotland is the legal deposit library of and is one of the country's National Collections. Photo: Marcok, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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The Old Town is the name popularly given to the oldest part of 's capital city of . Photo: David.Monniaux, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Edinburgh is the capital of and one of its 32 council areas. Photo: Saskia van de Nieuwenhof, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Dumbiedykes is a residential area in the centre of , . Photo: Kim Traynor, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The New Town is a central area of , the capital of Scotland. Photo: Erath, Public domain.

Grave of John Knox

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