Lord Belmont In Northern Ireland

Blog URL:http://lordbelmontinnorthernireland.blogspot.com/
Blog Tags:Personal, Monarchy, Royalty, Heritage, Country Houses, Northern Ireland
Country:United Kingdom

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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on Sep 16, 2017

Her Majesty ELIZABETH I, Queen of England, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith...

Heritage Weekend

on Sep 10, 2017 in: Heritage

Of course the European Heritage Open Days have been held this weekend.I paid my first visit this morning - quite spontaneously in the sense that I only decided to go today - to the Old Museum Building, College Square North, Belfast.Incidentally, an a...

HMS Intrepid

on Sep 9, 2017

HMS Intrepid (L11) docked at Limassol, Cyprus, 1987.


on Sep 8, 2017

His Majesty JAMES I, King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith...

Prince Harry in NI

on Sep 7, 2017

PRINCE HENRY OF WALES is today carrying out engagements in Northern Ireland.His Royal Highness will officially open Northern Ireland Ambulance Service's new £5.6 million station, which combines Ballymena Ambulance Station and North Division Headquar...

1st Duke of Schomberg

on Sep 6, 2017

DUKEDOM OF SCHOMBERG1689-1719FRIEDRICH HERMANN VON SCHÖNBERG (1615-90), KG, son of Hans Meinard von Schönberg and Anne (daughter of Edward, 5th Baron Dudley), of Heidelberg, Germany, General in WILLIAM III's army, was created by His Majesty, i...

1st Duke of Wharton

on Sep 4, 2017

DUKEDOM OF WHARTON1718-31SIR THOMAS WHARTON (1495-1568), Knight, Governor of the town and castle of Carlisle, was summoned to Parliament, 1545, as Baron Wharton.His lordship married firstly, Eleanor, daughter of Sir Bryan Stapleton, of Wighill, Yorks...