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Linlithgow Palace

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LINLITHGOW PALACE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Mervyn C Short Imperial 4

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place, dance ½ Fig of 8 (1M with 2s and 1L with 3s) and dance in to face 1st corner
9-16 1s dance RSh round 1st corner while corners change place RH, 1s pass RSh to face 2nd corners to repeat and pass LSh to 2nd place own side (face out)
17-24 3s+1s+2s Balance-in-Lines on sides and dance ½ reel of 3 on sides (1s out and up) crossing down from top to 2nd place opposite side facing out and 2s+1s+3s Balance-in-Lines on sides
25-32 1s cast clockwise round 1st corner, meet in centre and twirl to dance ½ RSh reel of 3 across (1L with 2s and 1M with 3s) ending 2nd places

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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The ruins of Linlithgow Palace are situated in the town of Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland, 15 miles (24 km) west of Edinburgh.
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