Alba Maxima (Alba) Before 1867. Also known as The Jacobite Rose, this variety goes all the way back to at least the 15th century. Double white blooms with tinted creamy centers and gray-green foliage. Makes a great choice for a traditional cottage garden. Very hardy. Grows up to 6 feet tall. Learn more at Classic Roses UK: https://www.classicroses.co.uk/roses/alba-maxima-shrub-rose.html
Late-medieval jack, National Museum of Scotland collection: "A leather jacket, reinforced for self-protection by metal plates, of the kind that would have been worn by Border Reivers in the 16th century."