March 15, 2002 - Princess Anne To Visit Stirling Castle

rincess Anne will be in town next week to open a special Stirling Castle exhibition.

Historic Scotlandís Thistle and Rose exhibition, celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Treaty of Perpetual Peace, will be opened by Princess Anne on Wednesday, March 20.

On show at the eight-week event will be unique and beautiful manuscripts and artefacts illustrating the story of the treaty, including the rare and precious Book of Hours of James IV, on loan from the Austrian National Library.

Marriage

The Event will also explore the marriage between Scotlandís James IV and Englandís Margaret Tudor which underpinned the agreement.

The exhibition runs until May 20 and is part of the Queenís Golden Jubilee program.