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  Holyrood Palace - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Palace of Holyroodhouse, or informally Holyrood Palace, founded as a monastery by David I of Scotland in 1128, has served as the principal residence of the Kings and Queens of Scotland since the 15th century.
Holyrood is an anglicisation of the Scots Haly Ruid (Holy Cross).
Cromwell had the palace rebuilt, but his rebuilding was pulled down and Charles II had the palace re-constructed in its present form between 1671 and 1679 by William Bruce.
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 Palace article - Palace Paris Sainte Chapelle kingdom Rome Palatine Hill Palatine Hill - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A palace is an important urban residence of a royal or noble family, with its origins as the executive power center of a kingdom.
The original 'palaces' on the Palatine Hill were the seat of the imperial power, while the capitol on the Capitoline Hill was the seat of the senate and the religious nucleus of Rome.
The Palace of Holyrood, it will be noted, is in Scotland, and when the Palace of Blenheim was the gift of a grateful nation to a great general, the name was part of the extraordinary honor.
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 Holyrood Palace Definition / Holyrood Palace Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Palace stands in EdinburghEdinburgh (pronounced ED-in-burra — IPA), Dùn Éideann in Scottish Gaelic, is a major and historic city on the east coast of Scotland on the south shore of the Firth of Forth, and in the unitary local authority of City of Edinburgh.
Holyrood Palace is the official house of Queen Elizabeth II when she is in Scotland and one of Edinburgh's main tourist attractions.
Holyrood Palace is the official residence of the Queen in Scotland.
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 The Royal Residences > The Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Royal Residences > The Palace of Holyroodhouse
Founded as a monastery in 1128, the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh is The Queen's official residence in Scotland.
Situated at the end of the Royal Mile, the Palace of Holyroodhouse is closely associated with Scotland's turbulent past, including Mary, Queen of Scots, who lived here between 1561 and 1567.
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 Encyclopedia: Holyrood Palace
Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh, Scotland Photo taken by Finlay McWalter on 7th August 2004 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version.
Nonsuch Palace was a Tudor royal palace that was built by Henry VIII in Surrey, on the location of Cuddington, near Epsom (the church and village of Cuddington were destroyed to create the plot for the palace).
The Savoy Palace was considered the grandest noblemans residence of medieval London, until it was destroyed in the uprising of 1381.
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 Holyrood Palace - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Palace of Holyroodhouse, more commonly known as Holyrood Palace, was originally founded as a monastery by David I of Scotland in 1128, has served as the principal residence of the Kings and Queens of Scotland since the 15th century.
In the 15th century a guesthouse stood on the site of the present north range of the palace, west of Holyrood Abbey and its cloister.
Bonnie Prince Charlie held court at Holyrood for five weeks during the 1745 Jacobite Rising, and following the French Revolution, George III allowed the exiled French royal family to live at Holyrood, namely Louis XVI's youngest brother, the Comte d'Artois.
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 Holyrood Palace: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Holyrood Palace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Palace of Holyroodhouse, more commonly known as Holyrood Palace, was originally founded as a monastery in 1128 but has been the principal residence of the Kings and Queens of Scotland since the 15th century.
From 1603, when King James VI of Scotland inherited the throne of England and moved to London, until the reign of King George IV in the 1820s, the palace remained an unused royal residence.
The Palace has been the location where Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom meets and appoints the First Minister of Scotland[?].
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 The WWW Official Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Holyrood is the official residence of Her Majesty the Queen in Edinburgh, and is so used when the Queen or other members of the royal family visit the Scottish capital.
The very stones of the palace are imbued with the shade of the beautiful, doomed Mary, Queen of Scots (1542-87), who reigned in Scotland for a mere six years but who has left an indelible memory.
The palace is set against the incomparable backdrop of Holyrood Park, which extends to 650 acres and is one of Edinburgh's great blessings.
www2.ebs.hw.ac.uk /edweb/edc/guide/holyrood.html   (1413 words)

  
 Holyrood Palace - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From 1603, when King James VI of Scotland inherited the throne of England and moved to London, until the reign of King George IV (1820 - 1830), the palace remained an unused royal residence.
Following the French Revolution King George III allowed the exiled French royal family to live at Holyrood, namely Louis XVI's youngest brother, the Comte d'Artois.
Its use has increased substantially since the setting up of the devolved Scottish administration in the late 1990s, with various members of the Royal Family, notably the Prince of Wales and the Princess Royal regularly staying there.
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 Palace of Holyroodhouse & Mary, Queen of Scots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Palace of Holyrood House and Holyrood Abbey
Fifty years after its construction, the palace suffered serious damage by the Earl of Hertford's troops and a century later Cromwell's army left their own mark on it.
By the time the monarchy was restored, there was little left of the grand palace that Holyrood had once been.
www.marie-stuart.co.uk /Castles/Holyroodhouse.htm   (890 words)

  
 Holyrood Palace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
After 1707, the Palace was used during the elections of Scottish representative peer s.
Holyrood Palace in the Reign of Mary Queen of Scots A detailed, illustrated description of this palace built in 1501 beside Holyrood Abbey in Edinburgh, including plans and early images, from Lancaster University.
The Queens Park Situated to the east of the Palace of Holyrood.
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 Palace of Holyroodhouse - Wikipedia, den fria encyklopedin
Palace o Haly Ruid Hoose, "heliga korsets palats") är den skotska kungaborgen i Edinburgh.
Drottning Elizabeth II av Storbritanniens officiella residens i England är Buckingham Palace i Westminster i London.
Hennes officiella residens i Skottland är Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh.
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 Mary Queen of Scots   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The palace was a quadrangle, west of the abbey cloister.
Holyrood’s importance as the centre of government is illustrated by the fact that it was attacked by English troops.
August 1561 and after a short delay for the preparations at the palace to be completed she made her way to Holyrood where she took up residence in the north west corner of the house.
www.lancs.ac.uk /users/history/studpages/maryqofs/sophie/holyroodpalace.htm   (3337 words)

  
 Ediburgh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Now the Queen's official Scottish residence, Holyrood Palace is named after the "rood" or cross which King David I is said to have seen between the antlers of a stag he was hunting in the vicinity in 1128 and which led him to establish an abbey on the site.
Holyrood Palace was built in 1529 for James V and his wife Mary of Guise.
With the failure of the Jacobites to regain the throne, Holyrood Palace was not occupied by British monarchs again until George IV held court in the palace (and adopted Highland dress).
www.cofc.edu /~mccandla/Edinburgh.htm   (509 words)

  
 Corvus '94 - The Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Palace of Holyrood House Legend has it that King David I, son of Malcolm Canmore and St Margaret, was hunting one day in 1128.
The Palace of Holyroodhouse is Her Majesty the Queen's official residence in Scotland.
Following King James VI (1566 - 1625) accession to the English throne, and move to London (1603), the palace was not used as a royal residence until it was restored for the coronation of King Charles I (1600 - 1649) in 1633.
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 Palace of Holyroodhouse & Holyrood Abbey - Scotland - UK Travel Information Guide
This Baroque Palace was completed for King James IV in 1504 and additions were made by his son James V between 1528 and 1536.
During invasions by the Earl of Hertford in 1544 and subsequently by Oliver Cromwell in 1650, the palace was damaged.
The next member of the royal family to use the palace was George IV in 1822 and since then it has been used by each monarch.
www.12travel.com /uk/heritage/palaceabbey/holyrood.html   (365 words)

  
 Reformation Scotland - Abbey and Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Palace is the official residence of Her Majesty the Queen when she is in Edinburgh.
The Palace was originally the Augustinian Abbey of Holyrood, occupied by the Canons Regular from the Priory of St. Andrews in Fife.
The Palace Forecourt: It was at this palace in 1688, after the landing of William of Orange, that an Edinburgh mob built a great fire and burned books, images, and every tangible symbol of Roman Catholicism.
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 Gomeo - Search
Introduction to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, The Queen's official residence in Scotland.
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 Bart Stewart -- Travel
This is the ancient road which climbs from Holyrood Palace and its abbey upwards past shops and hidden courtyards (called "closes") to the central landmark of the area, Edinburgh Castle.
Holyrood Palace had been around long before Mary Stuart, the doomed Queen of Scots, stamped it with her presence, but hers is the name most closely associated with it now.
The palace itself was an enclosed courtyard plan with tall corner towers (only one of which was open to the public).
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 Holyrood Palace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Palace of Holyroodhouse more commonly known as Holyrood Palace originally founded as a monastery by David I of Scotland in 1128 has served as the residence of the Kings and Queens of Scotland since the 15th century.
From 1603 when King James VI of Scotland inherited the throne of and moved to London until the reign of King George IV (1820 - 1830) the palace remained unused royal residence.
After 1707 the Palace used during the elections of Scottish representative In modern times monarchs have spent one every year formally holding court in the Palace in Edinburgh.
www.freeglossary.com /Holyrood_House   (454 words)

  
 Palace of Holyroodhouse, Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh
Abbey and palace administered by the Lord Chamberlain
Holyrood Abbey: in the grounds of the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Adjacent to the Palace of Holyroodhouse is the Scottish Parliament
www.glasgowarchitecture.co.uk /holyrood_house.htm   (117 words)

  
 Royal Mile - Holyrood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From its humble beginnings as a small chapel on the Castle Rock, Holyrood House has played host to a tumultuous history of royalty and grandeur, horrific murders, and religious significance.
The Palace of Holyroodhouse, today the official Scottish recidence of Britian's Royal Family, was built as a guest house for royal visitors.
The Palace and the Abbey have survived numerous fires, repairs and restorations.
www.royalmile.com /info/holyrood.htm   (121 words)

  
 Holyrood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
If an article link referred you here, you might want to go back and fix it to point directly to the intended page.
Holyrood is the name of a town in the center of Conception Bay, Newfoundland.
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 Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, Scotland (Sir William Bruce) - Architecture of Edinburgh
At the opposite end of the Royal Mile from the Castle, Holyrood Palace is built beside the earlier Holyrood Abbey where Kings of Scotland were crowned.
The Palace as we see it today, is a product of the late 17th century.
Behind the screen wall is a U-plan palace in the classical tradition with a ground level arcade.
scotland.archiseek.com /edinburgh/holyrood_palace.html   (275 words)

  
 Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood; The Royal Mile: Scotland
Built in 1688 after James VII had given orders for the Nave at Holyrood Abbey to be converted from the parish church to the chapel for the Order of the Thistle.
Today the Palace is often used as a Royal Residence, and this means that it is sometimes closed to the public at irregular times.
*Holyrood Palace is often closed for the royal visit in the middle of May and during the last two weeks of June and the first week of July.
www.aboutscotland.com /edin/royal.html   (950 words)

  
 Your Answer - holyrood palace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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