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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Gowran Castle

on Jul 19, 2017

THE VISCOUNTS CLIFDEN WERE THE GREATEST LANDOWNERS IN COUNTY KILKENNY, WITH 35,288 ACRES CHARLES AGAR, of Yorkshire, married Ellis, daughter of Peter Blancheville, of County Kilkenny, and settling at Gowran, in that county, died there in 1696, and wa...

1st Duke of Buckingham

on Jul 19, 2017

DUKEDOM OF BUCKINGHAM AND CHANDOS1822-1889The family of GRENVILLE, of Wotton, Buckinghamshire, was a younger branch of the Grenvilles, or Granvilles, of Devon, whose descent from Rollo, 1st Duke of Normandy, is recited and acknowledged in a warrant f...

SELECTIVE ACQUISITIONS IN NORTHERN IRELANDPROPERTY: Bar Hall Lands, near Portaferry, County DownDATE: 1986-2003EXTENT: 104.90 acresDONOR: Mrs McClellandFirst published in February, 2015.

1st Duke of Leeds

on Jul 17, 2017

DUKEDOM OF LEEDS1694-1964This noble family, like many others in the peerage, traces its origin to the city of London, where it first became of importance throughSIR EDWARD OSBORNE, Knight (c1530-91), who filled the office of Lord Mayor in 1582.This g...

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall GCVO PC is 70 today.HRH's full style and titles are as follows:Her Royal Highness The Princess Charles Philip Arthur George, Princess of Wales and Countess of Chester, Duchess of Cornwall, Duchess of Rothesa...

This exquisite painting of 1833 is entitled The Execution Of Lady Jane Grey.This poignant oil painting by Paul Delaroche is on display at the National Gallery in London.The detail; the grief on the face of the lady-in-waiting; the stance of the execu...

New Armagh DLs

on Jul 13, 2017

APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY LIEUTENANTSThe Rt Hon the Earl of Caledon, KCVO, Lord-Lieutenant of County Armagh, has been pleased to appoint,Mr John BRIGGS, Richhill, County Armagh;Dr Eileen S McALINDEN, Portadown, County Armagh;Mr David REANEY, Armagh, Coun...