Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Banner Bearer

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BANNER BEARER (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Barry Skelton Kauri Collection

1- 8 1s+2s set and dance ½ RH across, 1s turn 1¼ times to face 1st corners while 2s ½ turn RH
9-16 1s dance RSh reels of 3 across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s) ending in 2nd place opposite sides
17-24 2s+1s+3s set, 1s ¾ turn RH, all set in lines across and 1s ¾ turn RH to 2nd place own side
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on sides (1M RSh to 2M and 1L RSh to 3L)

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

Dance Information

In 1298 Alexander Scrymgeour was granted the office of Constable of Dundee for the service of carrying the royal banner in the army of Scotland, and in 1324 Robert I granted Alexander's son, Nicholas Scrymgeour, and his heirs the heritable office of Banner-Bearer.

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Banner Bearer

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