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 The Earl's Palace, Kirkwall
Directly opposite the the Bishop's Palace in Kirkwall, and a short distance from St Magnus Cathedral, are the remains of the Earl's Palace.
In the late 16th and early 17th centuries, Orkney was under the rule of the Stewart family, first Earl Robert - an illegitimate son of King James V of Scotland - and then his son, Patrick.
Castle building was a Stewart family obsession for Earl Patrick Stewart's father, Robert Stewart, built himself a large palace at the ancient seat of power, Birsay.
www.orkneyjar.com /history/earls.htm   (604 words)

 Continuation of the Earl of Wemyss Line
The earl brought his wife to Wemyss Castle on the 2nd of May. Their married life, however, was not a long one, nor, if Lamont is to be believed, was it at all profitable to the Wemyss family.
The frindes of the Earle of Weyms say, that att her death, he was a hunder thousand mark worse than when he maried her (and all the tyme of ther mariage was onlie two years).
One addition by Earl David was built to the west of the old castle, with a staircase entrance from the south between the old and new portions.
bally.fortunecity.com /carlow/97/earl.html   (5229 words)

 Orkneyjar - Earl Patrick Stewart
When Robert Stewart gained control of the islands, thereafter becoming their earl, he ushered in a period of darkness and oppression, hitherto unrecorded in Orkney.
Robert Stewart was born in Scotland in 1533, the illegitimate son of King James V of Scotland.
Earl Robert remained in Orkney until he died in 1593 — the earldom subsequently passing to his son, Patrick, whose machinations were to bring about the downfall of the Stewart earldom.
www.orkneyjar.com /history/historicalfigures/robertstewart/index.html   (713 words)

 Melissa Stewart
Earl Castle Stewart - Earl Castle Stewart is a title in the Peerage of Ireland.
Royal Stewart Tartan - The Royal Stewart Tartan is the tartan of the British Royal House of Stewart and is also the personal tartan of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
It is deemed appropriate for all subjects of Queen Elizabeth II to wear the Royal Stewart tartan, much in the same way that clansmen may wear the tartan of their clan chief.
www.weedotoys.com /melissastewart.html   (1025 words)

 Earls of Galloway
Although the Royal Stewart tartan is worn by HRH Queen Elizabeth II, the Chief of the Stewarts is Sir Randolph Stewart, 13th Earl of Galloway.
Sir Alexander Stewart was elevated to the peerage, July 19, 1607, by the title of Baron of Garlies, and on September 19, 1623, was advanced to the Earl of Galloway.
Lady Jane STEWART, a daughter of the Eighth Earl of Galloway, and niece of the Fifth Duchess of Marlborough, Susan Stewart.
www.kentuckystewarts.com /Galloway/EarlsofGalloway1.htm   (5629 words)

 Haunted Castles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Castle of Haunts - Castle of Haunts Community that shares an interest in the paranormal.
The LaSells Stewart Center is the performing arts and conference center on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis, Oregon.
The Stewart Family donated the money used to construct the center, and it is dedicated to the memory of LaSells Stewart.
ghosts.vvvvvv3.com /hauntedcastles.html   (662 words)

 Wikinfo | Courtesy title
For instance, the eldest son of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry is the Earl of Dalkeith, even though the Duke is also the Marquess of Dumfriesshire, a senior title to the Earldom of Dalkeith.
For instance, the eldest son of the Earl of Devon is Lord Courtenay, even though the Earl has no barony of that name, and similarly the eldest son of the Earl of Guilford is Lord North.
Thus a baron's wife is called "baroness", an earl's wife is called a "countess", a duke's wife a "duchess", etc. Despite being referred to as a "peeress", she does not, however, become a peer "in her own right": these are 'styles', not substantive titles.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Courtesy_title   (729 words)

 Earls of Galloway
Son of the third earl, he was born in January of 1660 and died, unmarried in 1694.
She died on December of 1757 and was the daughter of Alexander Seton Montgomerie, 9th Earl of Eglinton.
Alexander, the Fifth Earl of Galloway’s third son became the Sixth Earl of Galloway, because his two older brothers, James and George, did not survive their father.
www.kentuckystewarts.com /Galloway/GallowayEarls.htm   (2000 words)

 Clan Campbell Society (NA) - Cawdor Castle
Muriel was a red haired infant when her father died and the Earl, sensing that his control of the destiny of the child would not be easy at such a distance, decided to have her brought to Argyll.
The late Earl and the Countess of Cawdor lived in the castle in winter and elsewhere on their estates in summer so that the place could be opened to the public.
The castle is now owned by the present Earl Cawdor and both the castle and the adjacent gardens are still open to the public in season.
www.ccsna.org /castles/cawdor.html   (1270 words)

 Dunnottar Castle: Stronghold of the Keiths   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
For this, for building a castle on "sacred soil", William was excommunicated (by the Bishop of St. Andrews) and later reinstated (for a fee).
Before the castle was taken, John Keith used ingenuity, and smuggled the regalia away to safety, and for this service was richly rewarded after King Charles was restored to the throne.
The property was returned to the 9th Earl Marischal late in his life, but learning of its deterioration he declined to visit there or to reconstruct.
www.vsd.cape.com /~beachbum/castle.htm   (862 words)

 Doune Castle History
Doune Castle was built around the end of the 14th century by Robert Stewart, the first duke of Albany.
Siezed by James I in 1425, Doune became a royal castle and over the next century was used as a retreat by kings James I, II, III and IV.
The fourteenth earl began restoration of the castle in 1883.
www.darkisle.com /d/doune/douneh.html   (238 words)

 The Earldom of Menteith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Comyn, who became Earl of Menteith in right of his wife, was one of the most powerful nobles in the kingdom, the leader of the national party, and one of the regents of the kingdom during the minority of Alexander III.
The Earl of Menteith availed himself of the favourable opportunity to overthrow this unpatriotic faction, and suddenly seized the young king while he was holding a court at Kinross, rescuing him, as he said, from the hands of excommunicated traitors; and Alan Durward and the barons who supported him immediately fled to England.
Earl Malise was succeeded in 1490 in the earldom of Menteith by his grandson, ALEXANDER GRAHAM, whose father seems to have been Patrick Graham, third son of Malise.
www.electricscotland.com /webclans/families/menteith.htm   (5131 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/List of extant Baronetcies
Earl of Winchilsea in the Peerage of England.
Earl of Roden in the Peerage of Ireland
The fifth baronet succeeded as Earl of Rosse in 1807.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Baronetage_of_Nova_Scotia   (1668 words)

 ScotClans - Clan Stewart - Clan History
Castle Stalker was built as a seat for royal hunting and fowling expeditions and is still one of Scotland's finest sights.
The chief of clan Appin, Allan Breck Stewart was the main suspect for the killing of Colin Campbell.
The Atholl Stewarts were renowned for their fighting strength, and were able to raise a fighting force of 1,500 men during the reign of William of Orange.
www.scotclans.com /clans/Stewart/history.html   (810 words)

 flores house   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Earl of Shrewsbury in the Peerage of England,
Earl of Denbigh in the Peerage of England
Earl of Scarbrough in the Peerage of England
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 Stuart Castle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The 2nd Earl of Moray also died a savage death, he was stabbed to death 13 times.
Castle Stuart stood unfinished until 1625, when James Stuart, the 3rd Earl of Moray completed it.
Needing to prove his castle was not haunted the Earl asked the minister at Petty Church if he would offer the reward.
www.hauntedcastlesandhotels.com /Scotland/stuart.htm   (1523 words)

 Clan LINDSAY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
One of the notable memories of Dundee is the marriage, in the family mansion of the Earls of Crawford in Nethergate, of Maud, the daughter of the Tiger Earl, to Archibald Bell the Cat, Earl of Angus.
Meanwhile, on the death of the twenty-second Earl of Crawford in 1808, a claim to be Chief of the Lindsays and Earl of Crawford had been made by an Irish peasant, which gave rise to one of the most notorious peerage cases in Scottish history.
Previously, on the death of Ludovic, sixteenth Earl of Crawford, in 1652, the actual Chiefship of the Lindsays, which could not, like the title, be transferred by deed to a junior branch, passed to George, third Lord Spynie, grandson of Sir Alexander Lindsay, fourth son of the tenth Earl of Crawford.
www.electricscotland.com /webclans/htol/lindsay2.html   (4513 words)

Not only the throne was the aim, as in their rising the large Stewart family secured Earldoms, islands (as Bute or Arran), offices (as the supreme judge) and connections with the most sonorous names that Scotland had: Arundel, Albany, Menteith, Moray, Angus, for themselves.
Their son Alexander became 7th High Steward of Scotland and progenitor of the Stewarts of Appin, as he had married the daughter of John MacAlan de Ergadia, heiress of the Macdougalls of Lorne.
The Stewarts of Lorne later lost their Lordship to Colin, 1st Earl of Argyll and became "of Appin" in upper Lorne.
www.fortunecity.com /bally/leitrim/147/stewart.html   (1070 words)

 thePeerage.com - Caroline Stewart and others
     Sir Edward Stewart, 3rd Earl Castle Stewart was born on 11 September 1807.
She married, firstly, Sir Edward Stewart, 3rd Earl Castle Stewart, son of Sir Robert Stewart, 2nd Earl Castle Stewart and Jemima Robison, in February 1830 in Paris, France.
She married Sir Charles Andrew Knox Stewart, 4th Earl Castle Stewart, son of Sir Robert Stewart, 2nd Earl Castle Stewart and Jemima Robison, on 24 March 1835.
www.thepeerage.com /p20740.htm   (1417 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Earl Castle Stewart (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The second Baron Castle Stewart had already been created a Baronet in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia on 2 October 1628, before succeeding to the Barony the following year.
As of 30 June 2006, the present holder of the Earldom has not successfully proven his succession to the Baronetcy and is therefore not on the Official Roll of the Baronetage, with the Baronetcy considered dormant (for more information follow this link).
Arthur Patrick Avondale Stuart, 8th Earl Castle Stewart (b.
www.reference.com.cob-web.org:8888 /browse/wiki/Baron_Castle_Stewart   (260 words)

 Index to royal Genealogical Data - ordered by lastname - part 92   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Stuart, Alexander "the Wolf" of Badenach, Earl of Buchan 1, b.
Stuart, Allan of Caithness, Earl of Caithness 3
Stuart, Walter of Atholl, Earl of Atholl, b.
www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk /public/genealogy/royal/gedx92.html   (635 words)

 thePeerage.com - Mary Arabella Foljambe and others
     Sir Robert Stewart, 2nd Earl Castle Stewart was born on 19 August 1784 in Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.
She married Sir Robert Stewart, 2nd Earl Castle Stewart, son of Andrew Thomas Stewart, 1st Earl Castle Stewart and Sarah Lill, on 28 April 1806.
She was the daughter of William Bouverie, 3rd Earl of Radnor and Judith Anne St.
www.thepeerage.com /p3383.htm   (848 words)

 Sleeping Beauty Castle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Sleeping Beauty Castle (Disneyland) - Sleeping Beauty Castle is the fairy tale structure at the center of Disneyland Park.
Sleeping Beauty Castle - This is an article about the structure at Disneyland and Hong Kong Disneyland.
Le Château de la Belle au Bois Dormant - Le Château de la Belle au Bois Dormant (literally "the Castle of Sleeping Beauty") is a structure that stands at the hub of the Disneyland Park at Disneyland Resort Paris and is a continuation of a concept pioneered by Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland in California.
sleeping.vvvvvv3.com /sleepingbeautycastle.html   (852 words)

 News - July 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The deceased got married to Sir Arthur Patrick Avondale Stuart, 8th Earl Castle Stewart (son of the late 7th Earl Castle Stewart and his late wife, née Eleanor May Guggenheim) on December 20th 1952 and became mother of Andrew and Bridget.
Robert Edward Peter Gascoyne-Cecil, 6th Marquess of Salisbury, Earl of Salisbury, Viscount Cranborne, Baron Cecil of Essendon (son of "Bobbety" Gascoyne-Cecil, 5th Marquess of Salisbury, Earl of Salisbury, Viscount Cranborne, Baron Cecil of Essendon), died at Hatfield House in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, on July 11th 2003, aged 86.
The deceased was born on July 12th 1903 and got married (as 1st wife) to the 5th Earl of Listowel in 1933.
www.royalsportal.de /news/news2003-07.php   (10035 words)

 Earl Castle Stewart (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Earldom of Castle Stewart was created in 1800 for the 9th Baron Castle Stewart who became 1st Viscount Castle Stuart in 1793 and 1st Earl Castle Stewart in 1800.
Andrew Thomas Stewart, 9th Baron Castle Stewart (1725-1809) (revived 1774; became Earl Castle Stewart in 1800)
Charles Knox Stuart, 4th Earl Castle Stewart (1810-1874)
publicliterature.org.cob-web.org:8888 /en/wikipedia/e/ea/earl_castle_stewart.html   (175 words)

She defended the Castle of Dunbar and repulsed the English under the Earl of Salisbury in 1338.
Mistress of the strategic Dunbar Castle, controlling the coastal route to Edinburgh, she took charge in 1337 when the Earl of Salisbury besieged it.
When her brother, in English custody, was brought in front of the castle and threatened with death, she scorned them, saying if he died, she would be the Earl of Moray.
www.robertsewell.ca /stewart.html   (1268 words)

 Gaelic MS. of 1450   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
of the custody of the castle and island of Fraochelan in Lochow.- Doug.
Note(12): Donald m'Duffee witnessed a charter by John, Earl of Ross and Lord of the Isles, dated at the Earl's castle of Dingwall, 12th April 1463.- Registrum Magni Sigilli, lib.
It is the old traditionary genealogy of the Stewarts, whom the Sennachies brought from a certain Corc Mac Luit, King of Munster, in Ireland.
members.aol.com /lochlan4/1450.htm   (3789 words)

 Clan Lindsay USA - Castles & Such: Stirling Castle
After visiting Stirling Castle, you will certainly come away with a glimpse into what life was like at a castle during medieval times.
This castle is one of the finest restoration projects in all of Scotland.
King James II, believing that William the Eighth Earl of Douglas was plotting against him, invited the noble to Stirling and provided a letter of safe-conduct.
www.clanlindsayusa.org /castles_stirling.html   (565 words)

 Clan Campbell Society (NA) - DUNSTAFFNAGE CASTLE
The castle dates from the first quarter of the 13th century when it was probably built either by Duncan MacDougall, Lord of Lorne, or by his son Ewen who died before 1275.
Apart from the very strategic castle of Dunstaffnage, the charter of the lands of Lorne provided better westward and northward sea-access from landlocked Lochawe and more fertile valleys for oats and grazing than were offered by the rocky shores of Lochawe.
The castle is the seat of the Campbell Captains of Dunstaffnage who are hereditary Captains of the Castle for the Earls and Dukes of Argyll.
www.ccsna.org /castles/dunstaffnage.html   (831 words)

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