It has been romantically recalled [in folklore] that Lord Darnley and Mary Queen of Scots were betrothed under an ancient yew tree in the grounds of Crookston Castle, Renfrewshire. This … Continue reading “When Harry met Mary under the Yew tree”
‘If we are on a path of initiation into the secrets of landscape, earthlore and healing, the yew tree can become a powerful heirophant.’ Jehanne Mehta
A pen and ink by Peter of the Chatsworth Yews.
1856, Ordinance Survey of Ayrshire: “A wide-spreading [Yew] tree, evidently of great [age] situated near the top of [Keirs] Glen. It is said that [the] Scotch hero Wallace concealed himself … Continue reading The Wallace Yew