The ‘Great Temple of Solomon’ at Stirling Castle

  title={The ‘Great Temple of Solomon’ at Stirling Castle},
  author={Ian David Campbell and Aonghus Mackechnie},
  journal={Architectural History},
  pages={91 - 118}
In 1594, a new Chapel Royal was erected at Stirling Castle, for the baptism, on 30 August of that year, of Prince Henry, first-born son and heir to James VI King of Scots and his wife, Queen Anna, sister of Denmark’s Christian IV. James saw the baptism as a major opportunity to emphasize, to an international — and, above all, English — audience, both his own and Henry’s suitability as heirs to England’s childless and elderly Queen Elizabeth. To commemorate the baptism and associated festivities… 
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