By Jack Gillon,Fraser Parkinson

In 1560, whilst Mary of Guise ran Scotland and Mary, Queen of Scots, remained in France, Mary of Guise moved the Scottish courtroom to Leith, a website that's now Parliament road, off Coalhill. Serving Edinburgh's shipbuilding and service amenities, Leith's port observed the outlet of a brand new rainy Dock, the 1st of its style in Scotland. this present day, Leith is, back, a part of Edinburgh, and up to date regeneration has helped enhance its poorer components. Leith has performed a protracted and renowned function in Scottish historical past. because the significant port serving Edinburgh, it's been the degree on which many major occasions in Scottish background have taken position. From housing the Scottish courtroom to seeing civil struggle, being the port of demand royal arrivals and changing into its personal burgh, Leith has noticeable all of it. Leith via Time takes you in this trip, with outdated and new photographs to demonstrate how Leith has replaced over the years.

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