Remarks on the Carved Ceiling and Heraldic Shields of the Apartment in Holyrood House, commonly known as 'Queen Mary's Audience Chamber.'
Heraldry, Mary Queen of Scots, Ceiling
Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, Kings College Chapel, Aberdeen, Stirling Castle, Stirling, Scotland, UK
Sixteenth century, 1558
The author discusses the importance of the carved oak ceiling in the Audience Chamber of Holyrood Palace in terms of its significance to both art and heraldry. The article concludes with a description of the heraldic shields on the Holyrood ceiling and an attempt to date when the ceiling was carved.