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By Bruce Jamieson

Linlithgow, as soon as the county city of Linlithgowshire, is now the 'Jewel within the Crown' of West Lothian. Its medieval palace was the house of the Stuart monarchs of Scotland and the birthplace of Mary, Queen of Scots. Its inhabitants has elevated during the last 40 years from 5,000 to 15,000 principally as a result of its recognition as a commuter city at the rail line to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling. Linlithgow grew round its royal place of abode and constructed from a small industry city into a major royal burgh, buying and selling with many abroad locations via its port of Blackness. With an lively neighborhood inhabitants and hundreds of thousands of holiday makers traveling its ancient monuments and outlets, Linlithgow continues to be a thriving group today.

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