Lord Belmont In Northern Ireland

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Observations and experiences from a personal perspective. Writing about a wide variety of topics including The Monarchy, The Nobility, The Gentry, Heraldry, Pageantry, Heritage, Country Houses, The National Trust, Brackenber House School



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Cross of Dartan

on Feb 20, 2018

THE CROSS FAMILY OWNED 1,090 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY ARMAGHThis Lancashire family settled in Ulster at the time of the Plantation, 1611, in the parish of Tynan, County Armagh.From a tombstone in Tynan churchyard it appears that JAMES CROSS was buried...

County of Tyrone

on Feb 20, 2018

Tyrone is an inland county, bounded in the north and north-east by County Londonderry; on the east, by Lough Neagh; on the south-east by County Armagh; on the south by County Fermanagh, and County Monaghan in the Irish Republic; on the south-west by...

The Duke of York

on Feb 18, 2018

His Royal Highness THE PRINCE ANDREW ALBERT CHRISTIAN EDWARD, Duke of York, Earl of Inverness, Baron Killyleagh, KG, GCVO, is 58 today.Prince Andrew holds the rank of honorary Vice-Admiral in the Royal Navy, and is Colonel-in-Chief of the Royal...

County of Londonderry

on Feb 18, 2018

A maritime county in the north of Ulster bounded, on the north, by the Atlantic Ocean; on the east, by County Antrim; on the south, by County Tyrone; and on the west, by Lough Neagh, Lough Beg, the Lower (river) Bann, and County Donegal in the Irish...

Kilshannig House

on Feb 16, 2018

THE BARONS FERMOY WERE MAJOR LANDOWNERS IN COUNTY CORK, WITH 15,543 ACRESRALPH DE LA ROCHE, son of Alexander de Rupe, alias DE LA ROCHE, was patriarch of the family in Ireland.He married Elizabeth de Clare, by the Princess Joan of Acre, his wife, dau...

Dobbin of Armagh

on Feb 14, 2018

THE DOBBINS OWNED 1,097 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY ARMAGHThe family of DOBBIN is of ancient standing in Ulster.Numerous members of the family served the office of Mayor of Carrickfergus between 1571 and 1725.About the period of the Revolution, 1690, two...

County of Fermanagh

on Feb 11, 2018

An inland county, Ulster's Lakeland, bounded on the north by County Tyrone, and County Donegal in the Irish Republic; on the north-east, by Tyrone; on the east, by Tyrone, and County Monaghan in the Irish Republic; on the south and south-west, by Cou...