Tower houses and Palaces in Scotland
A visitor's A-Z guide to Scotland.
Castles in Scotland
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This scholar and Freemason donated a collection of curiosities that became the basis for one of Britain's - and the world's - great museums.
The museum opened in the heart of Oxford in 1683
The museum is called the Ashmolean!
This Day in British History
31 October, 1147
Death of Earl Robert of Gloucester
Robert was Empress Maud's military leader in her struggle for the throne with King Stephen