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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On the 20th November, 1947, Her Royal Highness THE PRINCESS ELIZABETH, elder daughter of KING GEORGE VI and QUEEN ELIZABETH, married Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark (Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, RN).On the morning of the Wedding, Prince Philip...

Baron Rees-Mogg

on Nov 19, 2018

JOHN REES, of Wick, Glamorganshire, was father ofTHE REV JOHN REES (1772-1835), Prebendary of Tytherington, Cheshire, Chaplain to HRH The Duke of Cumberland, who married, in 1805, Mary Mogg, daughter of William Wooldridge, and assumed the additi...

The Prince of Wales

on Nov 13, 2018

THE PRINCE OF WALES is 70 today:His Royal Highness The Prince Charles Philip Arthur George, Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester, Duke of Cornwall and Rothesay, Earl of Carrick and Baron of Renfrew, Lord of the Isles and Great Steward of Scotland, KG,...

Remembrance Sunday

on Nov 10, 2018

FOR THE FALLEN: THE GLORIOUS DEADThey went with songs to the battle,They were young, straight of limb, True of eyes, steady and aglow, They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted, They fell with their faces to the foe, The...

Belle Isle: Epilogue

on Nov 2, 2018

Lavinia Baird with Esmond Brown in Belle Isle Courtyard, 1972JULIAN BROWN'S FINAL INSTALLMENT ABOUT LIFE AT BELLE ISLE, AND FOND MEMORIES OF NICHOLAS PORTER AND LAVINIA BAIRDIt was quite by chance, when browsing on the Internet one evening, that I ca...

Belle Isle: VII

on Oct 30, 2018 in: Heritage

JULIAN BROWN RECALLS VISITS TO NECARNE CASTLE, COUNTY FERMANAGHI have written earlier about being brought up at Belle Isle Castle and of the occupants of that beautiful place whom I knew as a child.I am now writing all of my recollections of Belle Is...

The North Lodge, formerly the gamekeeper's lodge, is a modest, single-storey, "toy fort" Gothic hunting lodge of ca 1810, situated in a wooded area within a clearing in the National Trust's Mount Stewart estate, Ards Peninsula, County Down.This delig...