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In the News (Mon 18 Feb 19)

  
  Fyvie History
Fyvie Castle, that "crowning glory of Scottish baronial architecture"has a colourful history dating from the twelfth century when it served as a Royal residence.
In October 1644 Fyvie was the scene of a skirmish between 1,000 Royalists led by the Marquis of Montrose and 3,500 Covenanters under the command of the Marquis of Argyle.
Buried in Fyvie Kirkyard, Annie's original headstone has faded away and her grave is now marked by a memorial raised by public subscription in 1859.
mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk /grampiancottage/FyvieHistory.html   (869 words)

  
 Fyvie Castle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fyvie Castle is a castle in the village of Fyvie, near Turriff in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
The earliest parts of Fyvie Castle date from the 13th century - some sources claim it was built in 1211 by William the Lion.
Fyvie was the site of an open-air court held by Robert the Bruce, and Charles I lived there as a child.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fyvie_Castle   (300 words)

  
 Clan Bell International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
One of the Castles of Mar, Fyvie is a veritable palace, which has been fully restored and furnished to its former glory by NTS, the National Trust for Scotland.
Fyvie was built on a flat platform, which is circled to the north and west by a curve of the Ythan River.
Fyvie was one of a chain of fortresses throughout medieval Scotland, and since 1390, following the Battle of Otterburn, five successive families: Preston, Meldrum, Seton, Gordon and Leiths constructed probably the finest example of Scottish Baronial architecture in Scotland.
www.clanbell.org /usa/castlesofmar/fyvie/index.php   (1540 words)

  
 Fyvie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fyvie is a small village in the region of Buchan, in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Fyvie is host to Fyvie Castle reputed to be home to some of the ancient Scottish kings.
Fyvie • Gardenstown • Huntly • Insch • Inverallochy • Inverbervie • Inverurie • Kemnay • King Edward • Kintore • Laurencekirk • Longside • Lost • Maryculter • Maud • Methlick • Mintlaw • Newburgh • New Deer • Newtonhill • Oldmeldrum • Oyne • Peterhead • Portlethen • Portsoy • Rosehearty • Ruthven • Skene • St.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fyvie   (160 words)

  
 familykemp.co.uk
The Honourable General Gordon of Fyvie, the patron and principal heritor, has of late inclosed and planted above 1000 acres with oak, ash, plane, larch, pine, and common firs, all of which are in a thriving condition.
- There are 8 heritors in the parish, The Honourable General Gordon of Fyvie, Earl of Aberdeen, Miss Innes of the Moors of Fyvie, Gordon's Hospital, Aberdeen, James Leslie of Rothy, John Forbes of Blackford, James Gordon of Littlesolla, and James Hay of Monkshill.
General Gordon became on the Gentlemen of the Bed-chamber to his Majesty, resides only occasionally at Fyvie Castle, which stands in a fertile and pleasant plain on the banks of the Ithan; the surrounding eminences being covered with firs, and other forest trees.
homepage.ntlworld.com /graeme.kemp/fyvie.htm   (1698 words)

  
 Overview of Fyvie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Created a burgh of barony in 1673, it was the scene in October 1644 of the 'Skirmish of Fyvie', a battle between the Marquis of Montrose and the Duke of Argyll.
Fyvie Castle, to the north of the village, is one of the great tower houses of north east Scotland and once formed one of a chain of royal fortresses throughout Scotland.
A stone figure on one of the towers depicts the Trumpeter of Fyvie whose love for a miller's daughter is enshrined in North-east balladry.
www.geo.ed.ac.uk:81 /scotgaz/towns/townfirst3986.html   (242 words)

  
 Fyvie Golf Course
A committee of 9 keen golfers have come together to organise the calendar for Fyvie Golf club for the forthcoming year.
Fyvie Golf Course is now officially one year old.
Fyvie Golf Courses presence on the internet is now available.
www.fyviegolfcourse.co.uk /news.htm   (307 words)

  
 CastleXplorer - Fyvie Castle
Fyvie Castle is one of Scotland’s great baronial fortress palaces.
Fyvie dates back to the 13th century when it was a royal stronghold.
From 1390, five successive families owned Fyvie, each contributing to the development of the castle.
www.castlexplorer.co.uk /scotland/fyvie/fyvie.php   (139 words)

  
 MH - Fyvie Castle
In the 1920's a female adult skeleton was found buried in a bedroom wall, but it was the other side of the castle, and nowhere near the morning room fireplace.
Only one of these was born at Fyvie, as the family mainly lived in Edinburgh, Elgin, Dunfermline, and Dalgety.
It was only after the birth of her last daughter that relations soured, and she moved permanently to Dalgety, where she died suddenly, and apparently of natural causes.
homepage.ntlworld.com /isil.telemnar/Doublexposure/fyvie_castle.htm   (665 words)

  
 British Expat: Clark's Caledonia: Fyvie Castle
Fyvie Castle is claimed to be the finest example of Scottish Baronial architecture.
The Castle and estate were seized by the Crown in 1689, after the death of the third Lord Fyvie, who had blotted his copybook by fighting on the wrong side at Killiecrankie.
Fyvie Castle is 25 miles north west of Aberdeen, just off the A947, through the village of Fyvie.
www.britishexpat.com /index.php?id=120   (794 words)

  
 Fyvie, Aberdeenshire, North East Scotland
In October 1644 Fyvie was the scene of a skirmish between 1,000
Royalists led by the Marquis of Montrose and 3,500 Covenanters under the command of the Marquis of Argyle.
In the mid-19th century John Mackie of Lewes formed a crack company of Fyvie Volunteers, close on a hundred strong which, as a Fyvie Company, was later incorporated into the 2nd Voluntary Battalion of the Gordon Highlanders based at the Regimental Hall opposite the Lewes of Fyvie.
www.turriffanddistrict.com /display_article.php?linkname=fyvie   (938 words)

  
 Lucky escape for Fyvie's bonnie lass
While in Fyvie, it is likely that a local beauty caught the eye of an Irish officer.
It may have happened like this: Fyvie Castle had been occupied by Montrose the previous year and successfully defended against an attack by Argyll’s Covenanters on 28 October 1644.
Fyvie, too, has its green lady, reputed to be the wife of Fyvie’s laird Alexander Seton, who died under suspicious circumstances at his house in Fife in 1601.
www.leopardmag.co.uk /feats/31/lucky-escape-for-fyvies-bonnie-lass   (1658 words)

  
 Fyvie Castle on AboutBritain.com
Undoubtedly one of the finest castles in Scotland, Fyvie can trace its royal connections back to 1211 and William the Lion.
Outside the castle stroll around Fyvie's grounds and lochside, which was landscaped in the early 19th century.
The 18th century walled garden has recently been redeveloped as a garden of Scottish fruits and vegetables, this along with the American Garden and other parkland areas, is open all year.
www.aboutbritain.com /FyvieCastle.htm   (498 words)

  
 Dan Fyvie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Making an encore appearance in Kane County, right-handed pitcher Dan Fyvie started 2005 on the disabled list in extended spring training as he recovered from a torn ACL.
The A's signed Fyvie as a non-drafted free agent out of his home-town Mott Community College in May 2002.
Fyvie began his professional baseball career that season with the Arizona A's (Rookie) before heading to the Vancouver Canadians (Short-A, Northwest) in 2003.
www.kccougars.com /players/2005/fyvie.html   (134 words)

  
 Fyvie Castle website
Fyvie Castle - the world-famous haunted castle in Aberdeenshire, Scotland
The Castle of Fyvie, in the centre of a parish of the same name, occupies a commanding position on the left bank of the river Ythan.
I created this web site to introduce new books and provide more information on Fyvie Castle and its Lairds - and to encourage people to visit a place whose history goes back to the year 1211.
www.fyviecastle.com   (204 words)

  
 Past Gigs/ Events
Beggars Feast were the special guests at the Fyvie Folk Club night in the Vale Hotel, Fyvie.
Fyvie Folk Club were proud to present Eric Bogle in concert on September 8th.
Fyvie Folk Club were proud to present Dick Gaughan in concert on Wednesday January 17th.
www.4i2i.com /fyviefolk/old_gigs.htm   (311 words)

  
 National Trust for Scotland - Places to visit - Aberdeen and Grampian - Fyvie Castle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Ghosts, legends and folklore are all woven into the tapestry of Fyvie’s 800-year history.
Each tower of this magnificent Scottish Baronial fortress is traditionally associated with one of the castle’s five successive families — Preston, Meldrum, Seton, Gordon and Forbes-Leith.
Save time for a leisurely stroll around Fyvie’s grounds and lochside, landscaped in the early 19th century.
www.nts.org.uk /web/site/home/visit/places/Property.asp?PropID=10084&NavPage=10084&NavId=5108   (310 words)

  
 The Autobiography of Anne Murray, Lady Halkett, An e-text of an 1875 edition of the memoir, prepared by Ellen Moody
The variety of distempered persons that came to mee was nott only a devertissmentt, butt a helpe to instruct mee how to submit under my owne croses, by seeing how patient they were under thers, and yett some of them intollerable by wanting a sence of faith, which is the greatest suport under afflictions.
Wee wentt from Fyvie Wednesday the 2nd of June, 1652, and crosed the river Spey [fast flowing river, East Highlands] att the Boge; upon Friday came backe againe to Garmuth [Garmouth], and crosed there the next day, and came home by Fordice to Fyvie.
She may really have enjoyed the landscape around Fyvie and necessarily retired life (and I've included a modern photo of the grounds around the National Trust castle which thought much changed still represent the geography and geology of the place), but she also finds herself stirred and genuinely curious to go further north.
www.jimandellen.org /halkett/2YearsFyvie.html   (1852 words)

  
 Fyvie Castle - Wee Guides to Scotland castles and mansions
Fyvie was originally a property of the Lindsays.
William the Lyon held court here in 1214, as did Alexander II in 1222.
The ghost is said to have scratched her name on the window sill of the newlyweds' bedroom soon after they were married - and the writing can still be seen.
www.scotland2000.com /weeguides/castles/80.htm   (291 words)

  
 Fyvie Castle in Turriff, Aberdeenshire - Aberdeen & Grampian - UK Attraction
Fyvie, Turriff, Aberdeenshire AB53 8JS - Scotland, UK Phone: +44 (0)1651 891266 - Fax: +44 (0)1651 891107
Fyvie Castle was once a royal stronghold, one of a chain of fortresses throughout medieval Scotland.
The grounds and loch were designed as landscaped parkland in the early 19th century.
www.ukattraction.com /aberdeen+grampian/fyvie-castle.htm   (186 words)

  
 PSALM - Scottish Songs - the Bonnie Lass o' Fyvie
Cam’ a marchin’ doon through Fyvie, O, An’ their captain’s fa’n in love wi’ a very bonnie lass,
But the floo’er o’ them a’ is in Fyvie, O. Oh it’s “Come doon the stair, pretty Peggy, my dear
An’ law lies the lawlands o’ Fyvie O, The captain’s name was Ned an’ he died for a maid,
www.angelfire.com /sk2/scotland/SgFyvie.html   (467 words)

  
 Fyvie Castle
Now a great Z-plan castle, the oldest part of Fyvie dates from the 13
Each successive laird has added to the building, to give the Preston, Meldrum, Seton, Gordon and Leith towers, in order of erection.
Sir Andrew Forbes-Leith sold Fyvie to the Trust in 1984
www.highlandtraveller.com /sites/castles/fyvie.html   (216 words)

  
 Fyvie
He sends some of his troops to capture the castles of Fyvie and Tollie Barclay and the provisions they held.
He draws up his men on a rocky slope behind the castle of Fyvie.
A group of Gordons were spotted deserting from the army and fleeing the scene.
www.theteacher99.btinternet.co.uk /ecivil/fyvie.htm   (312 words)

  
 The Shadowlands: Famous Hauntings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Another peculiar thing about Fyvie is that it was cursed by Thomas the
no direct heir would be born to Fyvie's ruling class and that is so.
And there is a certain quote from a Lord Of Fyvie, who was a believer in
theshadowlands.net /famous/fyvie.htm   (382 words)

  
 Castle Fyvie- Northern Ireland - Castle Quest
posted 10-11-2000 11:15 AM There is indeed a Fyvie Castle in Aberdeenshire in Scotland (why is the title of your question Fyvie Castle - Northern Ireland?).
posted 10-11-2000 04:08 PM I confirm that Fyvie is indeed in Scotland, and although occasionally castle names are repeated, I cannot find reference to such a site in Ireland.
posted 12-04-2000 12:22 PM The south front of FYVIE, is said to be one of the most splendid facades in Scotland
www.castlesontheweb.com /quest/Forum7/HTML/000314.html   (193 words)

  
 Gigs/ Events
Fyvie Folk Club brings you an eclectic mix of entertainment in August with Big Foot and the Banchory Morrismen at the Vale Hotell in Fyvie.
Entry is free but donations will be welcome.
Fyvie Folk Club are proud to present Eric Bogle in concert on August 9th.
www.4i2i.com /fyviefolk/gigs.htm   (988 words)

  
 Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Welcome to the home of Fyvie Folk Club on the web.
We are a group of people who love to sing, play or just listen to folk music.
in Fyvie in the North East of Scotland.
www.4i2i.com /fyviefolk   (68 words)

  
 Fyvie Family Photos from 2005
The kids all had a ball and the pool's chemical balance took a bit of a beating.
Here lie the first photos of the newest Fyvie girl.
Only the first 6 months worth of photos will go here, the rest will be scattered in with the normal family album.
www.fyvie.net /~rfyvie/photos/Family/2005/index.html   (158 words)

  
 Thistle Camps web site 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Legends and folklore are all part of Fyvie Castle’s 800-year history.
Each tower of this magnificent Scottish Baronial castle is traditionally associated with one of the five families who owned it.
Constructed on four floors within Fyvie Castle itself, it is accessed via a spiral staircase.
www.thistlecamps.org.uk /locations/fyvie.htm   (202 words)

  
 Flower Delivery Fyvie | Florists Fyvie | Send Flowers Fyvie | Online Flower Shop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
You can send a full range of premium quality flower bouquets to be delivered to Fyvie.
Serenata Flowers is one of the leading Florists in the UK and delivers flowers daily to Fyvie.
You can rest assure that your flower order to Fyvie is treated with the utmost care by our professional florists.
www.serenataflowers.com /sendflowers/Fyvie.htm   (588 words)

  
 Hot Air Balloon Company UK, Balloon Flight Operators UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
There’s something about Fyvie castle which suggests its creators — five families who reportedly built one each of the castle’s five towers — can’t let it rest.
The oldest part dates from the 13th century, and within its ancient walls is a great wheel-stair, the finest in Scotland.
Contemporary panelling and plaster ceilings survive in the 17th-century Morning Room and the opulence of the Edwardian era is reflected in the interiors created by the first Lord Leith of Fyvie.
www.virginballoonflights.com /balloon-rides-aberdeenshire-fyvie-castle.asp   (217 words)

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