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  Huntly, Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Huntly is a town in Aberdeenshire in Scotland, formerly known as Milton of Strathbogie.
Huntly was the hometown of the writer George MacDonald.
The local football team is Huntly F.C. Both Huntly, and the surrounding Gordon District are named for a town and family that originated in the Borders.
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 Scotland
Elgin, Scotland Elgin is a wool and knitware.
Henry of Scotland, 3rd Earl of Huntingdon Henry of Scotland, 3rd Earl of Huntingdon (1114-1152) was a Scottish prince an...
Mary of Scotland Mary of Scotland is a Mary I of Scotland.
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 Travels in Scotland : Huntly Castle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Huntly is an elaborate and large tower house
Huntly is considered one of the "noblest baronial mansions" in Scotland.
The 2nd Marquis of Huntly was hanged for his support of Charles I and in 1640 the castle was occupied by the Covenanters, who destroyed much of the interior, including defacing much of the stonework of religious images.
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 Historical perspective for Huntly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Huntly or Strathbogie Castle, a stronghold in the 13th century of the Strathbogie Earls of Athole, by King Robert Bruce was granted to Sir Adam Gordon, lord of Gordon in Berwickshire, who fell at the battle of Halidon Hill (1333).
Huntly Lodge, on a rising-ground, 1¼ mile N by E of the town and 3 furlongs N of the castle, was originally a shooting-box of the Duke of Gordon, but was enlarged in 1832 into a handsome and commodious edifice.
The parish of Huntly, formed by the union in 1727 of the ancient parishes of Dumbennan and Kinnoir: the latter to the right or E of the Deveron, is bounded NW by Cairnie, N and NE by Rothiemay in Banffshire, E by Forgue and Drumblade, SE by Drumblade, S by Gartly, and W by Glass.
www.geo.ed.ac.uk /scotgaz/towns/townhistory174.html   (1337 words)

  
 Murder of William Mackintosh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Huntly then, to the bewilderment of all, announced that the job was done and proceeded to march his troops for home.
Huntly was all too aware that the Mackintosh was well-loved, by both his clansmen and his neighbors, had strong ties to Argyll and Cassilis, and could field an army larger than Huntly could raise from his own estates.
The Mackintosh protested that Huntly should not be allowed to be both the accuser and the judge, that the jurors were all clients of Huntly's, and that the witnesses were in no way impartial participants.
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 Castles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Hermitage Castle is in Newcastleton in the Borders region of Scotland.
Huntly Castle is near Huntly in the Grampian region of Scotland.
The remains of Huntly today are mainly remnants of the rebuilding programmes of the 4th and 5th Earls in the 16th and 17th centuries.
www.millenicom.com /~mattc/castles/main.htm   (1677 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Scotland
Scotland was an independent kingdom until James VI succeeded to the English Crown in 1603; and it continued constitutionally separate from England until the conclusion of the treaty of union a century later.
The proposal was favourably received in Scotland; but while the eight-year-old queen was on her way from Orkney, and the realm was immediately divided by rival claimants to the throne, John de Baliol and Robert Bruce, both descended from a brother of William the Lion.
Scotland was the last state in Christendom to adhere to the antipope, and only in 1418 declared her allegiance to the rightful pontiff, Martin V.
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 Huntly Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland
Huntly is also well placed to take advantage of the road network, lying on the main A96 from Aberdeen to Inverness.
Huntly itself is a solid town build largely of an impressive grey stone.
The centre of Huntly is an intriguing and attractive mix of the large stone buildings on the main routes and around the square, backed by a grid of streets flanked by smaller scale stone cottages and houses.
www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk /huntly/huntly   (689 words)

  
 Castle Huntly - Longforgan, Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Castle Huntly is situated at the eastern end of the fertile and rich river Tay flood plain known as the Carse of Gowrie.
Castle Huntly, or Castle Lyon as it was known for a time must surely be one of the most imposing strongholds of all the Scottish Castles built in the lofty tower and jamb style of the fifteenth century of local sandstone it radiated endurance and continuity.
It is this story which has sustained Castle Huntly, and to a large degree influenced the economy of the area, from the marshy wilderness of a flood plain, to the rich highly cultivated farmland of today which forms the Carse of Gowrie.
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 Huntly, Scotland -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Huntly, Scotland -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
It has a population of about 4000 and is the site of (Click link for more info and facts about Huntly Castle) Huntly Castle.
Huntly was the hometown of the writer (Click link for more info and facts about George MacDonald) George MacDonald.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/hu/huntly,_scotland.htm   (98 words)

  
 Royal Family of Europe - pafg19 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Adam GORDON was born in 1520 in Of, Embo,, Scotland.
George GORDON was born in 1513 in Of, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
James IV King Of SCOTLAND [Parents] was born on 17 Mar 1473 in Of, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
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 Castle Hotel Huntly Scotland - Home - Scotland's Malt Whisky Trail - Scotland's Castle Trail
The Castle Hotel Huntly Scotland and is the perfect choice for the discerning traveler.
Huntly is situated in the heart of rural Aberdeenshire in the north east of Scotland and is ideally placed for exploring the numerous whisky distilleries on the Malt Whisky Trail such as Glenfiddich, Gordon and MacPhail, Glenlivet, Glen Grant, Chivas Regal.
Whether you're looking for a Scottish vacation, a weekend break in Scotland or the Scottish Highlands, or would like to get married in Scotland in a fairy tale wedding at Scottish Castle, the Castle Hotel in Huntly, Aberdeenshire is your ideal home from home.
www.castlehotel.uk.com   (337 words)

  
 manire/gra - pafg24 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
William De Keith [Earl Marischal] was born in 1425 in Of,,, Scotland.
Joan (Janet) Princess Of Scotland was born in 1428 in, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.
Mary Stewart [Princess of Scotland] was born before 16 May 1452 in Of, Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
webpages.charter.net /fmschaller/maniregra/pafg24.htm   (597 words)

  
 WHKMLA : Scotland : Huntly's Revolt, 1562
Before, Scotland had experienced the difficult regency of Marie de Guise, in which the country fought a long war with England (Anglo-Scottish War 1542-1549), in which a considerable party within Scotland resisted the rule of the regent.
George Gordon Earl of Huntly was Scotland's foremost Catholic lord, a cousin of Mary Queen of Scots, since 1549 his son, John Gordon, was recipient of the revenues of the Earldom of Moray.
The complex system of animosities between Scotland's rival clans plays a role - John Gordon is said to have left the Queen's entourage, because he refused to spend the night in a castle belonging to his enemy.
www.zum.de /whkmla/military/16cen/huntly1562.html   (355 words)

  
 Huntly - Aberdeenshire Towns Partnership
It is something of a surprise to discover that since its unsuccessful foray into distilling in the 1800s Huntly has not shared this part of the heritage of many of the towns and villages to the west and north-west of it like Dufftown or Keith.
in Huntly in 2001, 20% of the population suffered from a long-term limiting illness, compared with 15% in Aberdeenshire and 20% in Scotland as a whole.
Huntly has a dynamic, diverse and user-friendly town centre that has kept its distinctive local character and is the heart of the town and wider rural community.
www.atap.org.uk /huntly   (1180 words)

  
 A TourUK guide to Huntly Castle Scotland
In the 12th century a timber fortification was built on top of a mound surrounded by a large ditch.
However, the family's later disaffection for the royal cause meant that after Robert the Bruce's triumph at Bannockburn in 1314 the lands of Strathbogie were confiscated and given to Sir Adam Gordan of Huntly in Berwickshire.
However, six years later her daughter Mary Stuart fought and defeated Lord Huntly, executed one of his sons and plundered the castle on a massive scale.
www.touruk.co.uk /castlesscot/castle_Huntly.htm   (400 words)

  
 Worldisround - Scotland-July 2001 - Scotland photos
The ruins of Glenbuchat Castle in the Highlands of Scotland.
A lighthouse on the North Shore of Scotland.
Scotland is beautiful and we enjoyed beautiful sunny and cloudy weather in the 70's the whole time we were there.
www.worldisround.com /articles/17188   (819 words)

  
 Huntly Nordic & Outdoor Centre, the home of cross country skiing in Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Huntly Nordic and Outdoor Centre, the home of cross country skiing in Scotland
Huntly Nordic and Outdoor Centre is an Aberdeenshire Council run facility.
Huntly Nordic and Outdoor Centre is a purpose built wooden lodge in a delightful setting with access to high level forest tracks, we have something for everyone.
www.huntly.net /hnoc   (125 words)

  
 Geddes
James was born in 1867 at Huntly, Scotland.
There is a memorial stone in Huntly, Scotland at the Cemetery on Deveron Road.
George was born November 22, 1904 at Huntly, Scotland.
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 Royal Family of Europe - pafg42 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Annabella Princess Of SCOTLAND [Parents] was born about 1432 in Of, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.
Elizabeth GORDON was born about 1462 in Huntly, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Agnes GORDON was born about 1472 in Huntly, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
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 Food and Drink from Rampant Scotland Directory
Bouvrage is a natural raspberry drink made in Alloa Scotland with the aim of making available the taste of fresh raspberries all year round.
Marrbury Smokehouse is a traditional Scottish Smokehouse set amidst the Galloway Hills in south west Scotland run by the Marr family who come from a long line of Net and Cobble salmon fishermen on the local River Cree.
Scotland Hampers from Glen Lethnot Foods Ltd offers online a selection of Scottish sourced gift hampers for a variety of special occasions from birthdays to Christmas, Valentine's day to Easter - or for that special person in your life.
www.rampantscotland.com /food.htm   (5915 words)

  
 The Genealogy Website of Adams/Simpson - pafg65 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Elizabeth Stewart [Parents] was born about 1245 in Scotl;and.
George Gordon 2d Earl of Huntly [Parents] was born about 1430 in Huntly,Aberdeenshire,Scotland.
She married George Gordon 2d Earl of Huntly.
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 The Genealogy Website of Adams/Simpson - pafg68 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
John Kennedy 2d Lord Kennedy [Parents] was born about 1436 in Scotland.
Alexander Gordon Earl of Huntly [Parents] was born about 1410 in Huntly,Aberdeenshire,Scotland.
She married Alexander Gordon Earl of Huntly before 18 Mar 1439.
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 manire/gra - pafg23 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
John Douglas [Earl of Morton] was born about 1459 in Of, Morton, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
She was buried in Kilmun, Cowal, Argyllshire, Scotland.
Elizabeth Hamilton [Countess of Lennox] was born in 1473 in, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
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 The Castle Hotel, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland - Contact Us - weekend breaks in scotland, scottish hunting shooting ...
At the Huntly Roundabout, turn left and continue straight along this road, through the town square, past the war memorial, (the road narrows to a small tree-lined avenue), past the school playing fields on the left and the Huntly Castle Ruin on your right.
For train timetables please visit www.firstgroup.com/scotrail/ Alternatively you may choose to travel overnight on board the Sleeper and arrive the following morning in the heart of the Highlands or the centre of the city.
If you are travelling from England to Scotland, we recommend you visit the www.gner.co.uk for more information.
www.castlehotel.uk.com /contactus/howtogethere   (601 words)

  
 F3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Mary trained as a nurse and worked for a number of years at Huntly hospital.
Logie comes from Huntly and works as an electrician at one of the distilleries in Keith.
At present he is running a big farm up at Alvah beside Elgin, Scotland.
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 Huntly FC Online
With the prospect ot facing three weeks without a game, Highland League Champions Huntly have arranged a friendly with SPL side Aberdeen.
Huntly returned to the top of the Highland League as they came from a goal down to defeat Lossiemouth 5-1 at Grant Park writes Grant Turner.
All information, pictures and content in this site is ©Huntly Football Club unless expressly stated otherwise, and may not be reproduced without permission.
www.huntlyfc.co.uk   (246 words)

  
 Old Photographs of Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland - UK History.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Old Photographs of Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland - UK History.
It is really amazing how little Huntly (the once home of the Duke of Gordon) has changed over the last hundred years and although some of the landmarks have now gone such as the Saw Mill on the River Bogie, many of its historical buildings still remain.
We rely on your knowledge and input to help broaden our understanding of the history and culture of the area.
www.scotshistoryonline.co.uk /huntly.html   (167 words)

  
 Luxurious Scottish Highland tours - Castle Tours, Huntly, Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
We are ideally sited to tour the immense wealth of Whisky Destilleries, marvellous Castles as well as to be a perfect host of other fabulous visitor attractions that everyone MUST have seen to can proudly tell the world that he or she has been travelling through the REAL and fascinating Scotland.
Tours typically depart from Huntly, Aberdeenshire, however, we are happy to collect you from your preferred destination by prior announcement.
Let us know the tour you´re interested in, all your wishes, the exact date when you intend to be our guest and how many persons will accompany you.
www.travel.mysterious-scotland.com /castletours   (1412 words)

  
 Jerry & Val   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Marriage: 27 Dec 1914 Elizabeth Jane LAMB Dunkeld, Scotland Immigration: 22 Jul 1927 They travelled from Scotland via the S.S. Metagama to Quebec City; there they boarded the Canadian Pacific Railway to Vancouver.
A sprinkling of Ted's ashes were placed at the Huntly Cemetery, Huntly, Dunkeld Cathedral and at the River Tay, Dunkeld
Wife: Elizabeth Jane LAMB Birth: 18 Aug 1888 Dunkeld, Scotland Marriage: 27 Dec 1914 Alexander Ritchie GEDDES Dunkeld, Scotland Death: 24 Nov 1968 Vancouver, British Columbia Cremation: 26 Nov 1968 Vancouver, British Columbia A sprinkling of Lizzie's ashes were placed at the Huntly Cemetery, Huntly, Dunkeld Cathedral and at the River Tay, Dunkeld
members.shaw.ca /dimsdale/fam00038.html   (245 words)

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