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Old 08-31-2016, 02:35 AM
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Blair Castle in Scotland where Queen Victoria and Prince Albert once stayed, and where The Queen visited in 2015.

Here are a few photos I took in 2014.
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Old 08-31-2016, 02:37 AM
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A few more photos from my visit to Blair Castle.
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Clandon Park fire: Remains of 18th century mansion solve the mystery as to when it was built

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Selby Abbey in Yorkshire was reputed to be the birthplace in September 1068 of the future king Henry I.
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Old 10-05-2016, 02:23 AM
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Lost Raphael Madonna painting found at the Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair seat in Aberdeenshire.

Lost Raphael masterpiece 'discovered at stately home'
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Lost Raphael Madonna painting found at the Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair seat in Aberdeenshire.

Lost Raphael masterpiece 'discovered at stately home'
Read the article. The quotes (IMO) lead one to believe that the artwork somehow should not have been found there. As if it had been previously been stolen or appropriated in the past. There is no hint of that in the article. In fact the Raphael is mentioned as previously not known.
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Clandon Park fire: Remains of 18th century mansion solve the mystery as to when it was built

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truly sad what happened to clandon park. i remember visiting. it was a fine house. i hope they can put together a good set of photographs of what it looked like for historic purposes.
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Two years after Henry I's demise, his widow, Queen Adelaide of Louvain, married William d'Albini, the Earl of Arundel. He built Castle Rising in Norfolk to mark his promoted status as consort of the Queen of England.
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