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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The Prince of Wales

on Nov 13, 2019

THE PRINCE OF WALES is 71 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 9, 2019

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...

Barton of Clonelly

on Nov 4, 2019

THE BARTONS OWNED 2,771 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY FERMANAGHThis family was established in Ulster byTHOMAS BARTON, of Norwich, Norfolk, who is said to have accompanied the Earl of Essex's army into Ireland.Mr Barton was one of the first burges...

Cave Bovem!

on Nov 3, 2019

I was walking recently in a country estate, through woodland, and encountered an obstacle en route, viz. a company of archers practicing their sport.One of the archers advised me to divert my course lest I had a suit of armour, to my amusement.Accord...

No Smoking, Bertie!

on Oct 30, 2019

Here’s another sublime extract from that master of prose, Sir P G Wodehouse, in his novel, Very Good, Jeeves!:-“These are deep waters, Jeeves.”“Precisely, sir.”“And the ghastly part of it all is that he seems to consider it necessary, in...

West of White Park

on Oct 28, 2019

THE REV WILLIAM JAMES WEST OWNED 2,061 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY TYRONEGEORGE WEST, of Blessington, County Wicklow, died in 1716, leaving by his wife Jane, with other issue, a son,JACOB WEST, of Quinsborough, County Wicklow, and Hutton Read, County Kil...

The Ross Memoirs: II

on Oct 28, 2019

SIR JOHN ROSS (1853-1935), THE LAST LORD CHANCELLOR OF IRELAND, WROTE RANDOM REMINISCENCES IN 1924, IN A BOOK ENTITLED THE YEARS OF MY PILGRIMGENORTH IRISH HORSEThe first mobilized squadron of the North Irish Horse sailed in the transp...