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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Ballynatray House

on Nov 22, 2017

THE SMYTHS OWNED 7,124 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY WATERFORDThe ancient and influential family of SMYTH was settled in Ireland for more than three and a half centuries, intermarrying with the houses of England, and always maintaining a distinguished posi...

Ballinkeele House

on Nov 20, 2017

THE MAHERS OWNED 4,950 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY WEXFORDJOHN MAHER, of TullowMacJames, near Templemore, County Tipperary, married Catherine, daughter of William Lanigan, of County Kilkenny, by Mary, his second wife, daughter of Charles Gore, sixth son...

Royal GCVO

on Nov 20, 2017

20th November, 2017The Queen has been graciously pleased to give orders for the following promotion in the Royal Victorian Order: GCVOTo be a Knight Grand Cross:His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh KG KT OM GCVO GBEFor Se...

Home-workVery little home-work is required of the younger boys but about 1½ hours' preparation every evening is expected of the Upper Forms.The work set should be done without any outside help, and may be prepared under supervision at the school, fr...

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...

Hamwood House

on Nov 17, 2017

THE HAMILTONS OF HAMWOOD OWNED 352 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY MEATHCHARLES HAMILTON, youngest son of Alexander Hamilton, of Knock, MP for Belfast, 1798, by Isabella, daughter of Robert Maxwell, of Finnebrogue, married Elizabeth, daughter of Crewe Chetwo...

Cassidi of Glenbrook

on Nov 16, 2017

The very ancient Celtic family of Úa Caiside or O'CASSIDY was for ages seated in County Fermanagh, where the village of Ballycassidy preserves the name.Their territory was called Cuil-na-n-Oirear, i.e. the corner or angle of harbours, situated on th...