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The Story of St Valentine

By Sophie 6 months ago 1907 Views No comments

The story of St Valentine is not one of love, in the way you might expect. Over the years, Valentines Day has been celebrated, under the assumption that St Valentine was the Saint of love, however history reveals a different story.


The world in which St Valentine lived, celebrated different values to today's society. Being a Roman Priest, he lived in a world where Claudias, the emperor, persecuted the church...

Tartan Tuesdays - The Erskine Clan

By Sophie 6 months ago 657 Views No comments

Forget Throwback Thursdays, here at Scotweb, we're doing Tartan Tuesdays! This week we have a valentines special by exploring the Erskine Clan. As St Valentine's remains are held in Glasgow, the Erskine clan is the perfect Valentines Tartan Tuesday as the Clan's name relates to an area a mere ten miles from Glasgow. Check out the tartan and learn about the Erskine clan here.