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In the 12th century these both became Royal Burghs and through the late medieval period Edinburgh grew quickly.

Edinburgh continued to flourish economically and culturally through the Renaissance period and was at the centre of the 16th century Scottish Reformation and the Wars of the Covenant a hundred years later.

King James VI progressed to London, establishing there his court from which he reigned over his kingdoms.

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Edinburgh attracts 1 million overseas visitors a year, making it the most visited tourist destination in the United Kingdom, after London.

The modern Scottish Gaelic name "Dùn Eideann" derives directly from the British Din Eidyn; the English and Scots form are similar, adding the element -burgh, from the Old English burh, also meaning fort.

In 1732, the 'achievement' or 'coat of arms' was formally granted by the Lord Lyon King of Arms.

These arms were used by Edinburgh Town Council until the reorganisation of local government in Scotland in May 1975, when it was succeeded by the City of Edinburgh District Council and a new coat of arms, based on the earlier one, was granted.

It covers both the Old and New Towns together with the Dean Village and the Calton Hill areas.

There are over 4,500 listed buildings within the city.

In 1603, King James VI of Scotland succeeded to the English and Irish thrones, uniting the Kingdoms in a personal union known as the Union of the Crowns.

Scotland remained an independent state with the Parliament of Scotland in Edinburgh.

The Angles of Northumbria had a significant influence in what was to become South-East Scotland, notably from AD 638 when it appears the Gododdin stronghold was besieged.

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