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Preparation for the bonfire at Calton Hill at the end of the Torchlight Procession | by Shamus O'Reilly
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Preparation for the bonfire at Calton Hill at the end of the Torchlight Procession

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King William I adopted a heraldic device showing a rampant lion, which became the royal coat of arms in Scotland. The motto "Nemo me impune lacessit" was added which translates as "No-one provokes me with impunity".

 

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Taken on December 29, 2008