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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One of Sir Max Hastings' favourite pieces of kit happens to be his treasured thumbstick, and I can now proudly say that I am the owner of one myself.A pal and follower of the blog, Stephen, most generously offered to make me a thumbstick several mont...

THE NOBLES OWNED 824 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY FERMANAGHJAMES NOBLE, of Glassdrummond, whose arms were "or, two lions passant in pale sable between two flaunches azure, over all on a fesse gules, three bezants", died in 1720, leaving issue, amongst oth...

IXth Anniversary

on Dec 1, 2016

Today marks the ninth anniversary of Lord Belmont in Northern Ireland.Here is my very first entry on the 2nd December, 2007.Cumulative visitor numbers stand at 2,143,567.

THE McCALMONT FAMILY OWNED 148 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY ANTRIMTHOMAS McCALMONT, of The Farm, Closeburn Castle-Caron [sic], County Antrim, had issue,THOMAS, of whom presently;James, of Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, USA;John, of Clarkstown, Co Antrim, afte...

Knocktarna House

on Nov 27, 2016

THE LYLE FAMILY WERE MAJOR LANDOWNERS IN COUNTY LONDONDERRY, WITH 3,071 ACRES OF LANDHUGH LYLE, of Coleraine, County Londonderry, an officer in a dragoon regiment said to have come originally from Renfrewshire, married, before 1717, Eleanor, daughter...

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...

Mount Stewart Visit

on Nov 18, 2016

Charles Villiers has been a great friend and supporter of this blog for several years.He has sent me invaluable information pertaining to the Stewart family, Marquesses of Londonderry, and, in particular, his close relationship with his beloved grand...