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  1. Dunfermline, ciudad del centro de Escocia y centro administrativo del distrito de Dunfermline, en la región de Fife, emplazada sobre una atalaya que ofrece una hermosa panorámica. Su nombre proviene del gaélico "Dùn Fearam Linn", que significa "Castillo en la curva del arroyo".

    • 18,31 km²
    • Ciudad y Large burgh
  2. › wiki › DunfermlineDunfermline - Wikipedia

    Dunfermline (/ d ʌ n ˈ f ɜːr m l ɪ n / ; Scots: Dunfaurlin, Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Phàrlain) is a city, parish and former Royal Burgh, in Fife, Scotland, on high ground 3 miles (5 km) from the northern shore of the Firth of Forth. The city currently has an estimated population of 58,508.

    • 7.07 sq mi (18.3 km²)
    • 6.2%
    • 58,508 (mid-2020 est.)
    • Scotland
    • Early History
    • Creation and Influence of Dunfermline Abbey
    • History of The Town's Name and Royal Burgh Status
    • Decline of Royal Status and Birth of The Linen Industry
    • References

    Pictish and Gaelic names in the Dunfermline area are multiple. For example, the "bal" (a dwelling) found in Balmule and Balclune; the prefix "caer" (a castle) found in Carnock (caer-knock), Cairneyhill and Keirsbeath and Pittencrieff and Pitreative from "pit". Dunfermline is derived from "Dun" (fortified hill), "fiaram" (bent or crooked) and "lin" ...

    The Benedictine priory was raised to the rank of an abbey in 1128 by David II, with Prior Geoffrey in place as the first abbot. During the course of several decades, the abbey gained power and wealth in Dunfermline with the dedication of 26 altars being gifted by the individuals and guilds and the bishop of Dunfermline controlled a large piece of l...

    The town's name was first recorded as "Dunfermelitane" in the confirmation charters by David I in 1128. The name of "Dunfermline" was not officially adopted until 1609 but references had been made in the seals and badges of the royal coat of arms. Dunfermline was credited as a "menus burgh" by David II with evidence suggesting that burgh of barony ...

    The relocation of the Scottish courts to London being the result of the union of the crowns drawn up in 1603 saw the loss of the city's royal connections. A subsequent fire in 1624, saw a large part of the city in ruin, before being deprived of the ecclesiastical centre along with St Andrewsby the Reformation. Dunfermline quickly sank into decline....


    1. Durie, Bruce (2002). A Century of Dunfermline. WHSmith. ISBN 0-7509-3137-X. 2. Hendrie, William F. (2002). Old Dunfermline. Stenlake Publishing. ISBN 1-84033-194-1. 3. Lamont-Brown, Raymond (2002). Fife in History and Legend. 4. Pride, Glen L. (1999). The Kingdom of Fife (2nd ed.). ISBN 1-873190-49-2.

  3. El palacio de Dunfermline (en inglés: Dunfermline Palace) es un antiguo palacio real de Escocia, actualmente en ruinas, localizado en Dunfermline, en la región de Fife. Fue construido junto al hospitium de la abadía de Dunfermline, ocupando una posición pintoresca próxima al desfiladero.

  4. La Abadía de Dunfermline es una iglesia ubicada en Dunfermline, Fife, Escocia. En 2002, la congregación tenía 806 miembros. La actual abadesa es la madre reverenda MaryAnn R. Rennie desde 2012. La iglesia ocupa el lugar de la antigua capilla y la abadía medieval benedictina, que fue saqueada en 1560 durante la Reforma Escocesa y permitió su caída.

  5. Dunfermline (Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Phàrlain) is a town in Fife, Scotland. It sits on high ground three miles from the northern shore of the Firth of Forth, northwest of Edinburgh, and was an ancient capital of Scotland. [1] [2] It is home to Dunfermline Athletic F.C. who play at East End Park . Twin towns [ change | change source]