Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Scots Guards

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THE SCOTS GUARDS (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Ladies of Dunse

1- 8 1s also 2s ¾ turn 2H to end in line of 4 up/down set, dance ½ reel of 4 and ¾ turn partners to sides
9-16 1L dances reel of 3 with 2s and 1M with 3s, 1s ending facing 1st corners
17-24 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting ending with petronella turn to 2nd places
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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


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The Scots Guards, part of the Guards Division, is one of the Foot Guards regiments of the British Army. Their origins lie in the personal bodyguard of King Charles I of England and Scotland. Its lineage can be traced as far back as 1642.
Scots Guards Image
Scots Guards Drummer, Piper, Bugler And Bandsman, c.1891


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