De Vere Venues Barony CastlePeebles, Borders
Barony Castle is a beautiful mansion house built in 1536. Set in 25 acres, it offers a quiet and peaceful location. Ideally situated on the outskirts of the Scottish Borders, … more >>
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This diarist's shorthand writings were first deciphered in 1819, over a century after his death
He served as a naval administrator
His account of the Great Fire of London is one of our best contemporay sources of the event
20 June, 1756
Black Hole of Calcutta
Siraj-ud-Daula takes Calcutta and throws British captives into a small dungeon. 120 of the captives die.
He was famed for the saying, 'no bishop, no king'
He followed Elizabeth I to the English throne
He was the father of Charles I
Scottish Castle Hotels
Isle of Skye self catering
This detached cottage on a hillside near Strontian sleeps five people in three bedrooms.
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This lovely log cabin sleeps up to four people in one bedroom, and is in a beautiful rural setting near the hamlet of Acharacle near Kilchoan village in the wild …