Castle sentence examples

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  • That is my castle in the air.

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  • That castle cost a fortune to build.

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  • The road leading to the castle was modern blacktop.

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  • Bad guys in the castle still.

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  • He trailed Kiki out of the castle to the boulders a short distance from the walls.

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  • Your home will be your castle, and in your castle you will be secure.

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  • Mr. Marsh was the undisputed king of the castle, but he obviously acknowledged his wife as the queen.

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  • He made his way through the castle with the black stones as he had many times during his long stay.

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  • She'd said not a word for the two hour ride to my castle in the sky.

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  • They looked like two seated sentinels guarding the castle gate.

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  • A courier who galloped to the castle in advance, in a troyka with three foam-flecked horses, shouted "Coming!" and Konovnitsyn rushed into the vestibule to inform Kutuzov, who was waiting in the hall porter's little lodge.

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  • He led her to the uppermost floor of the castle, to a hallway with magnificent views of a green valley with towering trees.

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  • Most had attacked the castle while Darkyn.s personal guard went after Sasha.

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  • Before his house was pulled down, when his comrades avoided it as "an unlucky castle," I visited it.

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  • Deidre sought to figure out what it was about the currents and subtle movement that kept her in place when she wanted to return to the castle, where it was warm.

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  • Alex is the traditional king of the castle and you are – at least to some degree – subservient.

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  • I evacuated the castle, Kris said.

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  • Dolbadarn Castle is a circular tower near the foot of Peris lake.

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  • He walked back into the castle, leaving her with burning cheeks.

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  • Kutuzov was occupying a nobleman's castle of modest dimensions near Ostralitz.

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  • He loped along the trail through the forest and trotted into the park around the castle, where the person he least wanted to see awaited him with a glower and crossed arms.

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  • This place had nothing to the castle in the Alps, though she never wanted to go back.

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  • He has lately had several books printed in England for me, "Old Mortality," "The Castle of Otranto" and "King of No-land."...

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  • You have to be in the castle to make it work.

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  • Hannah asked, her glowing gaze going to the castle again.

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  • From behind him, Toby tore out of the castle in a snowsuit.

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  • With the castle flooded by demons, she didn.t know where she could take the vial to keep it from Sasha when he woke.

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  • She retreated to the castle, up the back stairwell off limits to everyone but her, and to the warmth of her chamber.

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  • Only when she was panting did she stop and look back to make certain no one from the castle could see her.

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  • He'd lived in Tokyo before Rhyn dragged him to the castle as his charge d'affairs.

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  • The air was chilled, still and damp, like she imagined a castle dungeon would feel.

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  • Sasha was somewhere in the castle, and Gabriel was gone.

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  • Hoping they.d fix his Rhyn problem for him, he entered the castle and headed straight to the office of his personal secretary.

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  • Ully emerged from the castle, hair mussed and dressed as if for a run.

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  • You said there is a weakness to the castle that will render the ground no longer sacred.

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  • She walked through the castle quickly, not liking the quiet, and emerged into a courtyard leading to an expansive cobblestone driveway.

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  • He jogged through the castle and ran out into the snow, launching himself into the cold air as he changed into the bird form.

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  • She made her way to the back entrance to the castle and stepped into the quiet, chilly day.

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  • We sensed them from the castle but not much farther.

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  • He entered the castle, following the scents up the back stairwell that Katie alone used to avoid the other Immortals.

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  • Next, how soon can you all have your men to the castle to kill some demons?

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  • She recalled what sent her outside the castle, and her anger at Kris ratcheted up another notch.

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  • He concentrated on which Sanctuary he wanted, the farthest from the castle, and lifted Sasha's body.

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  • Now, you can send your soldiers to the castle where the demons are staging an attack, and rejoin the Council, or I can bury you here in your front yard.

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  • Toby and I have been attacked by demons, and Sasha.s wandering around the castle like he owns the place.

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  • In spite of the severe frost some hundred generals and staff officers in full parade uniform stood in front of the castle, as well as a guard of honor of the Semenov regiment.

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  • Intent on fleeing him as well as the demons, she ran as hard as she could back to the castle before doubling over to catch her breath.

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  • They emerged into the castle, and he sensed the demons before he.d even set foot

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  • They'll ransack that castle, he remarked with evident approval.

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  • "I forgot your cocoa and marshmallows in my suitcase at the castle," she said.

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  • You at the castle again?

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  • Jade crossed to the window and looked out, formulating a plan to let the demons into the castle using Sasha.

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  • Yes, the Austrian prince who built that castle was no fool.

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  • Much as I crave revenge, I'll turn away and not waste my time assaulting his castle again.

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  • The sounds of fighting from the direction of the castle made Jade sweat.

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  • He returned to the castle, stopping at the sound of commotion from the direction of the forest before he reached the entrance.

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  • A sprawling castle with thick walls, an old portcullis, and torches glowing along the walls rose up before them.

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  • It.ll be hard to get my brother alone outside the castle where Darkyn can snatch him.

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  • She turned at the familiar voice, pleased and surprised to see Megan, the Immortal warrior who befriended her and showed her around when she arrived to the castle several weeks before.

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  • I want the castle.

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  • Almansa is built at the foot of a white limestone crag, which is surmounted by a Moorish castle, and rises abruptly in the midst of a fertile and irrigated plain.

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  • It suffered much from the ravages of the Thirty Years' War, but the episcopal castle, then destroyed, was subsequently rebuilt, and in 1852 was converted by Louis Napoleon into a place of residence for widows of knights of the Legion of Honour.

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  • She began to wonder if he made it out of the castle.

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  • Buy great works of art and fill my castle?

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  • You want Erik's body taken to the basement at the castle?

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  • Kris strode past him and led him through the castle's ground floor, whose wide, carpeted halls felt nice on his paws.

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  • At barely above her height and slender, the mad scientist was very unlike the Immortal warriors that filled the castle.

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  • He motioned to the castle.

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  • Rhyn opened the portal to the shadow world and walked through the damp fog to the forest outside the castle.

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  • Jared.s senses were more acute than his, and he turned to face the direction of the castle.

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  • His long wings beat the air as he rose, and it took him a short two minutes to soar over the castle.

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  • The stark red of blood against white snow caught his attention, and he circled the park behind the castle.

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  • There were two splashes of blood, one at the tree line and another nearer the castle.

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  • He was planning something, if he invited Hannah to the castle.

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  • They stepped into the snowy yard outside the castle.

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  • As usual, Katie felt a twinge of jealousy at the sight of her sister that only grew when Giovanni—Hannah.s handsome fiancé—circled the car to take her arm and lead her to the stairs to the castle.

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  • She watched him go, frowning when he turned left down the hall toward the front door rather than right to the stairwell or interior of the castle.

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  • I ask that, in the meantime, you refrain from attacking any Immortal traveling the road to the castle.

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  • The Immortal rubbed the injection spot with a grimace, stretched, and climbed inside the ring in the lowermost basement in the castle.

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  • Some of the demons had made it into the castle.

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  • Hannah hadn.t been there long enough to learn the castle.

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  • She led them into Kris.s room again and slammed the door, vaguely pissed at the Ancient for having the only door that locked in the whole castle.

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  • I smelled you from outside the castle.

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  • Rhyn, to the castle?

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  • He said nothing of his thoughts but strode into the castle.

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  • The Caribbean air was heavy, the ocean chill warmer than the weather at the castle.

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  • Katie hesitated again, afraid to leave her sister after the demons invaded the castle.

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  • The barracks area was heavily guarded, but she was struck by the lack of activity in the part of the castle that normally hummed with life.

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  • He.d sensed Katie.s appearance in the castle a short time ago and had avoided going directly to her, for fear he wasn.t quite ready to say what he needed to.

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  • He strode through the halls and stairwells until he broke free of the castle.

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  • The largest of the Sanctuaries, it was packed with the majority of the Immortals who had been present in the castle.

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  • Or can we go back to the castle?

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  • He was safe at the castle, Kris said as they walked.

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  • He straightened and limped toward the castle.

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  • He saw only warriors on the main floor of the castle and ascended with increasing pain to the floor where Kris would be.

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  • Said he.d done what they told him and given them you and the castle so they.d leave him alone.

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  • Katie stood in the back doorway to the castle, hoping Rhyn returned soon.

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  • The Immortals in the castle.

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  • Since your castle was attacked, we.ve had an Ancient wash up on our shores, Death.s assassin sitting in our hall, and now this.

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  • Belfair crept away from the castle of the lovely Queen Sinthee and her lazy mate Dorvad, past the kindly Fird of Kornor, mingling on the street with the commoners.

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  • Upon reaching the first floor, Jackson realized they were in a castle.

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  • When Jackson felt they were a safe distance from the castle, they stopped to make plans.

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  • "I want my castle back," Kris said.

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  • Rhyn's thoughts drifted to the castle.

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  • He'd make a crater of the castle and the surrounding countryside!

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  • If not, I'll find it when I return to the castle.

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  • He stalked off into the forest, away from the castle and cliff.  Toby clambered through the brush and trees after him, the angel's footsteps loud where Rhyn's were silent.  Rhyn found a deer path and followed it until he reached a snowy meadow.  Crossing it, he continued to look for a place to stash the angel where the kid wouldn't freeze to death.  After another hour of walking, he found a small pocket in the roots of a massive tree.

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  • He went back to the deer trail and jogged through the forest to keep his body warm, making it to the castle in an hour.

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  • Rhyn crept carefully through the demon scouts positioned throughout the forest surrounding the castle.  The demons wore the Dark One's uniform of all black with waterproof cloaks and hoods.  The demon side of him rendered his presence similar enough to a full-demon's that the others wouldn't be alarmed.  He sized up each demon he passed, until he found one who appeared to be his size.  The creature didn't hear his soft step, and the snapping of the demon's neck was the only other sound in the falling rain.

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  • He pulled up the hood and strode into the forest, towards the castle.  Beneath the hood, he took in the numbers of demons present.  There weren't as many as he expected but far more than he could fight without his magic.

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  • He entered the castle, and his step slowed as memories he'd buried wriggled free.

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  • Are we raiding the castle?

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  • You don't bring something food and clothing if you don't care if it dies.  If you want it – Toby - to live, come to the castle this evening after dark falls.  We have matters to discuss.  Bring Kris.  If you want the angel to die then stay right here.

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  • How far are we from the castle?

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  • "An hour jogging.  Their scouts don't start until about half a mile from the castle," Rhyn answered.

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  • You made it to the castle by nightfall.

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  • Rhyn ignored them, instead fixating on how to track Death in the underworld.  He stumbled with his first step but was soon running hard through the castle, his mind on finding Death to regain Katie.

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  • For the first time since leaving Darkyn, Rhyn realized no one had tried to stop him yet.  No demons stood in front of Kiki's door and Darkyn hadn't ordered the castle after him.

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  • But sometimes I look at Hannah and see Katie, Kris said, recalling how he'd taken Katie's blood by force soon after she went to the castle.

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  • Rhyn shook his head, uncertain how he'd ended up on the dream beach when he'd just walked through the portal from the castle in the Alps to Death's underworld.

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  • His half-demon blood would render him cloaked among the demons, as it had in the castle.

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  • We're almost done exterminating the castle.  I can send some help your way.

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  • It was like a prisoner's cell in some medieval castle.

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  • Well, if it isn't the reluctant prince of Medena Castle.

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  • No doubt her father would have approved of Alex – the undisputed king of the castle.

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  • Rocca, he accompanied them to the castle of Vatolla, near Cilento, in the province of Salerno.

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  • On Castle Hill, in the vicinity, are the remains of an earthwork, said to have been raised by Edward the Elder in 924.

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  • Within the parish are included the mansions of Burton Closes and Castle Hill.

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  • A ruined castle, near the city, recalls its strategic importance in the 8th century, when Asturias, Galicia and Leon were the headquarters of resistance to the Moors.

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  • In 1798, when the French occupied Rome, Consalvi was imprisoned in the castle of St Angelo, together with other papal officials, in retaliation for the murder of General Duphot; a proposal to whip him through the streets was defeated by the French general in command, but, after three months' confinement, he was deported with a crowd of galley slaves to Naples, and his property was confiscated as that of "an enemy of the Roman republic."

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  • The castle was restored in modern times.

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  • The barony and castle of Kendal or Kirkby-in-Kendal, held by Turold before the Conquest, were granted by William I.

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  • to No de Taillebois, but the barony was divided into three parts in the reign of Richard II., one part with the castle passing to Sir William Parr, knight, ancestor of Catherine Parr.

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  • The castle, being evidently deserted, was in ruins in 1586.

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  • of France and Marie Touchet, was born on the 28th of April 1573, at the castle of Fayet in Dauphine.

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  • Rather than face this ordeal Alexius fled to Vienna and placed himself under the protection of his brother-in-law, the emperor Charles VI., who sent him for safety first to the Tirolean fortress of Ahrenberg, and finally to the castle of San Elmo at Naples.

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  • A portion of old Balvenie Castle, a ruin, is considered to be of Pictish origin, but most of it is in the Scots Baronial.

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  • The new castle, an uninteresting building, was erected in 1724 by the earl of Fife, and though untenanted is maintained in repair.

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  • of Dufftown is the ruined castle of Auchindown, finely situated on a limestone crag, 200 ft.

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  • Aguilar "of the Frontier" was so named in the middle ages from its position on the border of the Moorish territories, which were defended by the castle of Anzur, now a ruin; but the spacious squares and modern houses of the existing town retain few vestiges of Moorish dominion.

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  • The site of the city was a part of the Castle Hill estate of Thomas Walker (1715-1794), an intimate friend of George Washington.

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  • It is most picturesquely situated in the valley under the rocky ridge on which are still the very well preserved remains of the castle of Godfrey of Bouillon, the leader of the first crusade.

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  • The stream forms a loop round and almost encircles the castle, from which there are beautiful views of the sinuous valley and the opposite well-wooded heights.

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  • The whole effect of the grim castle, the silvery stream and the verdant woods makes one of the most striking scenes in Belgium.

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  • In order to undertake the crusade Godfrey sold the castle of Bouillon to the prince bishop of Liege, and the title of duke of Bouillon remained the appendage of the bishopric till 1678, or for 580 years.

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  • long from Kilchurn Castle to Ford, its breadth varying from a of a mile to 3 m.

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  • At the extreme north-eastern end of the lake, on an islet which, when the water is low, becomes part of the mainland, stand the imposing ruins of Kilchurn Castle.

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  • Its romantic surroundings have made this castle a favourite subject of the landscape painter.

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  • WITTELSBACH, the name of an important German family, taken from the castle of Wittelsbach, which formerly stood near Aichach on the Paar in Bavaria.

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  • In 1208 he destroyed the ancestral castle of Wittelsbach, the site of which is now marked by a church and an obelisk.

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  • The latter seen from a distance resembles a medieval castle crowning a hill-top.

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  • In 1727 he bought Betchworth Castle, near Dorking, where he passed the remainder of his life.

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  • The old castle of Schwanenburg (formerly the residence of the dukes of Cleves), has a massive tower (Schwanenturm) 180 ft.

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  • Of the old castle, called Nenagh Round, dating from the time of King John, there still exists the circular donjon or keep. There are no remains of the hospital founded in 1200 for Austin canons, nor of the Franciscan friary, founded in the reign of Henry III.

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  • Albany had to blockade Margaret in Stirling Castle before she would surrender her sons, After being obliged to capitulate, Margaret returned to Edinburgh, and being no longer responsible for the custody of the king she fled to England in September, where a month later she bore to Angus a daughter, Margaret, who afterwards became countess of Lennox, mother of Lord Darnley and grandmother of James I.

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  • Two years later she was reconciled to her husband, by whom she had no children; and, continuing to the end to intrigue both in Scotland and England, she died at Methven Castle on the 18th of October 1541.

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  • To the south of this village, on the Rhine, was the castle of Eicholzheim, which acquired some celebrity as the place of confinement assigned to Pope John XXIII.

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  • The strongly fortified castle which he erected at the same time had the unfortunate result of making the infant town an object of contention in the Thirty Years' War, during which it was five times taken and retaken.

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  • Godollo is the summer residence of the Hungarian royal family, and the royal castle, built in the second half of the 18th century by Prince Anton Grassalkovich, was, with the beautiful domain, presented by the Hungarian nation to King Francis Joseph I.

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  • The strong castle built by Robert de Romille in the time of the Conqueror was partly demolished in 1648, but was restored by the countess of Pembroke.

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  • Of the ancient building of de Romille all that remains is the western doorway of the inner castle.

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  • In the castle grounds are the remains of the ancient chapel of St John.

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  • From this period dates the castle, and also the buildings of the university, founded by Gabriel Bethlen, and now used as barracks.

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  • In 1483-5486 Giuliano della Rovere (nephew of Pope Sixtus IV., and afterwards himself Pope Julius II.) caused the castle to be erected by Baccio Pontelli, a little to the east of the ancient city.

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  • Under the shelter of the castle lies the modern village.

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  • In 1557, however, a great flood caused the Tiber to change its course, so that it no longer flowed under the walls of the castle, but some half a mile farther west; and its old bed (Fiume Morto) has ever since then served as a breeding ground for the malarial mosquito (Anopheles claviger).

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  • to the south-east is the pine forest of Castel Fusano, taking its name from a castle erected by the marchese Sacchetti in the 6th century.

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  • He was born in 1225 or 1227, at Roccasecca, the castle of his father Landulf, count of Aquino, in the territories of Naples.

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  • The medieval castle belongs to the Odescalchi family.

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  • The whole is still enclosed by the Byzantine walls, which follow the line of the cliffs and are carried along the sea-face; and the upper part of the level, which is separated from the lower by an inner cross wall, forms the castle; while at the highest point, where a sort of neck is formed between the two valleys, is the keep which crowns the whole.

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  • The remains of the old castle of the margraves have been converted into barracks.

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  • In the 13th century it became the seat of Count Gerhard of Wesemael, who surrounded it with walls and built a castle.

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  • Vogesite (Castle Mountain, Montana).

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  • The old castle was largely rebuilt in the 19th century.

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  • Craignethan Castle on the Nethan, a left-hand tributary joining the Clyde at Crossford, is said to be the original of the "Tillietudlem" of Scott's Old Mortality.

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  • in 1296 and defended the castle of Stirling against him in 1304; but there is no authority for this genealogy.

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  • In1730-1732the stricter party in the presbyteries of New Castle and Donegal insisted on full subscription, and in 1736, in a minority synod, interpreted the adopting act according to their own views.

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  • In the neighbourhood are the ruins of Law Castle, Crosbie Castle and Portincross Castle, the last, dating from the 13th century, said to be a seat of the Stuart kings.

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  • The highest office in connexion with the Cinque Ports is that of the lord warden, who also acts as governor of Dover Castle, and has a maritime jurisdiction (vide infra) as admiral of the ports.

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  • Walmer Castle was for long the official residence of the lord warden, but has, since the resignation of Lord Curzon in 1903, ceased to be so used, and those portions of it which are of historic interest are now open to the public. George, prince of Wales (lord warden, 1903-1907), was the first lord warden of royal blood since the office was held by George, prince of Denmark, consort of Queen Anne.

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  • Dr Phillimore's patent had a grant of the "place or office of judge official and commissary of the court of admiralty of the Cinque Ports, and their members and appurtenances, and to be assistant to my lieutenant of Dover castle in all such affairs and business concerning the said court of admiralty wherein yourself and assistance shall be requisite and necessary."

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  • Neighbouring to the town are the ruined castle of Orkil, the watering-place Christiansminde, and the extensive orchards of Gammel Hestehave, where wine is produced.

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  • From Stolze's investigations it appears that at least one of these, the castle built by Xerxes, bears evident traces of having been destroyed by fire.

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  • The " castle of Istakhr " played a conspicuous part several times during the Mahommedan period as a strong fortress.

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  • Ouseley points out that this castle was still used in the 16th century, at least as a state prison.

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  • At the verge of the rock on the western side is the old baronial castle, erected by King John in 1185, which was the residence of the bishops till the 14th century.

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  • Henry II., after landing at Waterford, received in Lismore castle the allegiance of the archbishops and bishops of Ireland.

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  • He escaped from Brecknock Castle to Flanders, avoided Buckingham's fate, and devoted his energies during the next two years to creating a party in England and abroad in the interests of the earl of Richmond.

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  • GABRIEL BETHLEN (GABOR) (1580-1629), prince of Transylvania, the most famous representative of the Iktari branch of a very ancient Hungarian family, was born at Illye, and educated at Szarhegy, at the castle of his uncle Andras Lazar.

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  • It is surrounded with walls and towers, and defended by a large moated castle of great strength.

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  • The sites of Lindus, lalysus, and Camirus, which in the most ancient times were the principal towns of the island, are clearly marked, and the first of the three is still occupied by a small town with a medieval castle, both of them dating from the time of the knights, though the castle occupies the site of the ancient acropolis, of the walls of which considerable remains are still visible.

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  • The castle of the Camminghas in the village of Ballum remained standing till 1810, and finally disappeared in 1829 after four centuries.

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  • coast, the capital and the seat of a bishop (pop. in 1901, town, 2756; commune, 7012), with a 15th-century castle, to which Vittoria Colonna retired after the death of her husband in 1525; Casamicciola (pop. in 1901, town, 1085; commune, 3731) on the north, and Forio on the west coast (pop. in 1901, town, 3640; commune, 7197).

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  • The German army invaded Italy in August 1132, and occupied Rome, all except St Peter's church and the castle of St Angelo which held out against them.

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  • Its castle, built probably in Newmarch's time, or shortly after, was the most advanced outpost of the invaders in a wild part of Wales where the tendency to revolt was always strong.

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  • It was destroyed in 1260 by Llewellyn ab Gruffydd, prince of Wales, with the supposed connivance df Mortimer, but its site was reoccupied by the earl of Lincoln in 277, and a new castle at once erected.

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  • It was with the expectation that he might, with local aid, seize the castle, that Llewellyn invaded this district in December 1282, when he was surprised and killed by Stephen de Frankton in a ravine called Cwm Llewellyn on the left bank of the Irfon, 22 m.

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  • No other important event was associated with the castle, of which not a stone is now standing.

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  • Close by are the ruins of the castle of Sobroso, which played an important part in the medieval civil wars.

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  • There is documentary evidence of a castle at Nantwich in the 13th century.

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  • The town is dominated by a picturesque medieval castle, and contains the church of S.

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  • It contains two islands, Bisentina and Martana, the former containing a church constructed by Vignola, the latter remains of the castle where Amalasuntha, the daughter of Theodoric, was imprisoned and, strangled.

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  • The interior is in the form of a basilica, the double aisles being borne by ancient columns, and contains ambones and a candelabrum of 1311, the former resting on columns supported by lions, and decorated with reliefs and coloured marble mosaic. The castle at the highest point of the town was erected in the 14th century.

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  • To the north-east of Marienbad lies the small watering-place of KOnigswart; near it is a castle belonging since 1618 to the princes of Metternich, which contains an interesting museum, created by the famous Austrian statesman in the first part of the 19th century.

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  • He delayed supporting the infantry till too late, and was repulsed; he allowed the royal army to march past his outposts; and a fortnight afterwards, without any attempt to prevent it, and greatly to Cromwell's vexation, permitted the moving of the king's artillery and the relief of Donnington Castle by Prince Rupert.

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  • Meanwhile all hopes of an accommodation with Charles were dispelled by his flight on the 11th of November from Hampton Court to Carisbroke Castle in the Isle of Wight, his Flight object being to negotiate independently with the Scots, the parliament and the army.

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  • Cromwell left London in May to suppress the royalists in Wales, and took Pembroke Castle on the 11th of July.

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  • of Lake Tsana, a splendid view of which is obtained from the castle.

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  • His son Fasilidas, or A'lem-Seged (1633-1667), was the builder of the castle which bears his name.

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  • In 1868 it was much injured by the emperor Theodore, who did not spare either the castle or the churches.

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  • The Portuguese were expelled by Fasilidas, but his castle was built, by Indian workmen, under the superintendence of Abyssinians who had learned something of architecture from the Portuguese adventurers, helped possibly by Portuguese still in the country.

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  • The castle has two storeys, is 90 ft.

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  • Christian Levantines were employed in its construction and it was decorated in part with Venetian mirrors, &c. In the same enclosure is a small castle attributed to Yesu I.

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  • Views of the castle are given by Heuglin, Raffray and Powell-Cotton.

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  • In 1550 a castle was built here by the prince of Kiev, and various privileges were bestowed upon the inhabitants.

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  • FRANCIS (FRANCois) OF Sales, St (1567-1622), bishop of Geneva and doctor of the Church (1877), was born at the castle of Sales, near Annecy, Savoy.

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  • Castle Grant, immediately to the north, is the principal mansion of the earl of Seafield, the head of the Clan Grant.

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  • The castle of Helmond, built in 1402, is a beautiful specimen of architecture, and among the other buildings of note in the town are the spacious church of St Lambert, the Reformed church and the town hall.

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  • It occupies a slight eminence, crowned by the ruins of a Moorish castle, and overlooking the Guadiana.

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  • Montefrio is largely Moorish in character, and dominated by a Moorish castle.

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  • She escaped to the castle of Canossa, where the great count of Tuscany espoused her cause, and appealed in her behalf to Otto the Saxon.

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  • It was in her castle of Canossa that Henry IV.

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  • Hunted to the ground and broken-hearted, Frederick expired at the end of 1250 in his Apulian castle of Fiorentino.

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  • Immured in his castle at Pavia, accumulating wealth by systematic taxation and methodical economy, he organized the mercenary troops who eagerly took service under so good a paymaster; and, by directing their operations from his cabinet, he threatened the whole of Italy with conquest.

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  • the castle of Rivoli, where he ended his days in 1732.

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  • While the French directory saw in that province little more than a district which might be plundered and bargained for, Bonaparte, though by no means remiss in the exaction of gold and of artistic treasures, was laying the foundation of a friendly republic. During his sojourn at the castle of Montebello or Mombello, near I\Iilan, he commissioned several of the leading men of northern Italy to draw up a project of constitution and list of reforms for that province.

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  • at Hornby Castle, calendered in Hist.

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  • Capturing Rochester castle, John met with some other successes, and the disheartened barons invited Louis, son of Philip Augustus of France and afterwards king as Louis VIII., to take the English crown.

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  • Green calls this king, had not, however, given up the struggle, and he was still in the field when he was taken ill, dying in Newark castle on the 19th of October 1216.

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  • One was found in Dover castle about 1630.

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  • and eulogized by the poet Venantius Fortunatus, repaired the cathedral, and built a splendid castle for himself.

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  • While besieging the castle of Viana, held by the rebellious count of Lerin, he was killed (March 12, 1507).

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  • Leaving his aunt, Matilda, abbess of Quedlinburg, as regent of Germany, Otto, in February 99 8, led Gregory back to Rome, took the castle of St Angelo by storm and put Crescentius to death.

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  • On the left bank of the Lys is the Oudeburg (s'Gravenstein, Château des Contes), the former castle of the first counts of Flanders, dating from 1180 and now restored.

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  • It is mentioned so early as the 7th century and in 868 Baldwin of the Iron Arm, first count of Flanders, who had been entrusted by Charles the Bald with the defence of the northern marches, built a castle here against the Normans raiding up the Scheldt.

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  • Seized by the invaders, castle and town were later retaken in 1231 by Prince Llewelyn ap Iorwerth, who burned the fortress and slew its garrison.

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  • Scarcely a trace of the castle exists, although its site near St Clement's church is locally known as Tower Hill.

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  • In retaliation Arran occupied and stripped his castle at Crichton, whereupon Bothwell in November sent Arran a challenge, which the latter declined.

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  • In March 1562, having made up his quarrel with Arran, he was accused of having proposed to the latter a project for seizing the queen, and in May he was imprisoned in Edinburgh castle, whence he succeeded in escaping on the 28th of August.

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  • He now stood forth as her champion; Mary took refuge with him at Dunbar, presented him, among other estates, with the castle there and the chief lands of the earldom of March, and made him the most powerful noble in the south of Scotland.

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  • On the 24th he seized Mary's willing person near Edinburgh, and carried her to his castle at Dunbar.

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  • In June Mary and Bothwell fled from Holyrood to Borthwick Castle, whence Bothwell, on the place being surrounded by Morton and his followers, escaped to Dunbar, Mary subsequently joining him.

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  • After the downfall of Mary, Bothwell's good treatment came to an end, and on the 16th of June 1573 he was removed to the castle of Dragsholm or Adelersborg in Zealand.

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  • Sir John Howard served in Edward II.'s wars in Scotland and Gascony, was sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk and governor of Norwich Castle.

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  • But Philip Howard, the son and heir, succeeded to the ancient earldom of Arundel in 1580, on the death of his maternal grandfather, while the Lord Lumley, his uncle by marriage, surrendered to him his life interest in the castle and honour of Arundel.

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  • An act of 1627, one of several such aimed at aggrandizing families by diverting the descent of dignities in fee from heirs general, entailed the earldom and castle of Arundel upon Thomas, earl of Arundel and Surrey and the heirs male of his body "and for default of such issue, to the heirs of his body."

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  • He conformed to the Church of England and spent a vast sum in restoring Arundel Castle.

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  • The ducal castle is now occupied by the chief court of the Palatinate.

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  • In December 1774, as a militia captain he assisted in the capture of Fort William and Mary at New Castle, New Hampshire, one of the first overt acts of the American colonists against the property of the crown.

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  • It has an Evangelical church, two Roman Catholic churches, a synagogue and an old convent, now used as a lunatic asylum, and also the remains of a castle built in the 14th century by the Teutonic Order.

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  • The Kasteel-Berg (Castle Mount), a northern buttress of the mountain, has its own peculiar flora.

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  • to Rum-Kaleh, or " castle of the Romans " (Armenian, Hrhomgla).

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  • At this point was another passage of the river, defended by the castle which gives its name to the spot, and which stands on a high hill overhanging the right bank, its base washed by an abundant stream, the Sanjeh (Gr.

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  • The ruined castle served as the place of imprisonment of Frederick II.'s son Henry.

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  • The castle and barracks, occupied by an Austrian garrison, stand on a cliff commanding a fine view of the city.

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  • of Kolomea, near the Dniester, lies the village of Czernelica, with ruins of a strongly fortified castle, which served as the residence of John Sobieski during his campaigns against the Turks.

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  • Not far from the scene of this conflict stands Balquhain Castle, a seat of the Leslies, now a mere shell, which was occupied by Queen Mary in September 1562 before the fight at Corrichie between her forces, led by the earl of Moray, and those of the earl of Huntly.

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  • Several bishops of Lichfield are buried here, as Eccleshall Castle was the episcopal residence from the 13th century until 1867.

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  • Sigeberht also founded a school in East Anglia, and on the arrival of an Irish missionary named Furseus he built him a monastery at Cnobheresburg, perhaps to be identified with Burgh Castle.

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  • Drummond Castle, about 3 m.

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  • The keep of the castle dates from 1490, and much of the original building was demolished in 1689, a few years after its siege by Cromwell.

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  • He was born at his mother's castle of Xavier or Xavero, at the foot of the Pyrenees and close to the little town of Sanguesa, on the 7th of April 1506, according to a family register, though his earlier biographers fix his birth in 1497.

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  • The old castle, at one time the residence of the patriarchs of Aquileia, and now used as a prison, was erected by Giovanni Fontana in 1517 in place of the older one destroyed by an earthquake in 1511.

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  • CASTLE DOUGLAS, a burgh of barony and police burgh of Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland.

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  • of Castle Douglas.

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  • It is commanded by a large castle.

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  • The castle, which occupies the site of a former Cistercian monastery, was, from 1622 to 1779, the residence of the dukes of HolsteinSonderburg-Gliicksburg, passing then to the king of Denmark and in 1866 to Prussia.

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  • Count Henry of Schwerin, and conveyed with his son and many other valuable hostages to the inaccessible castle of Dannenberg.

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  • At a short distance from the town is the Altenburg (1266 ft.), a castle occupied from 1251 onwards by the bishops of Bamberg.

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  • Bamberg, first mentioned in 902, grew up by the castle (Babenberch) which gave its name to the Babenberg family.

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  • Leap Castle, about 4 m.

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  • The view of Warwick Castle, rising from the wooded banks of the river, is unsurpassed, and the positions of Stratford and Evesham are admirable.

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  • Of the castle earthworks and fragments of walls remain.

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  • Berkhampstead rose to importance with its castle, which is said to have been built by Robert, count of Mortain, and when the castle fell into ruin after 1496 the town also began to decay.

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  • The 15th-century castle in the north-east corner of the town erected by the Venetians is a picturesque brick building.

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  • 1628), and of Dorothy, daughter of Sir John Philipps of Picton Castle, Pembrokeshire, was born at Dublin on the 10th of July 1614, was educated at Magdalen College, Oxford, and was admitted to Lincoln's Inn in 1634.

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  • It flows at first through rather monotonous country, but the latter portion of its course, from the village of Altenahr, over which tower the ruins of the castle of Ahr, or Are (10th century), is full of romantic beauty.

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  • are the famous sulphur baths of Schinznach, just above which is the ruined castle of Habsburg, the original home of that great historical house.

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  • Across the river from the town ancient earthworks (Bucton Castle), of British origin, are seen, and a Roman road passing them, and running north and south is also traceable.

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  • Sir John Norris was accordingly ordered to Ireland with a considerable force to subdue him in 1595, but Tyrone succeeded in taking the Blackwater Fort and Sligo Castle before Norris was prepared; and he was thereupon proclaimed a traitor of Dundalk.

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  • On the 22nd of October 16 4 1 he surprised and captured Charlemont Castle; and having been chosen commander-in-chief of the Irish forces in the north, he forged and issued a pretended commission from Charles I.

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  • Antrim, was named Shane's Castle.

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  • In 1793 he was raised to the peerage of Ireland as Baron O'Neill of Shane's Castle, and in 1795 was created a viscount.

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  • 1721), eldest son of John O'Neill of Shane's Castle.

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  • Conquered by Charlemagne, the most of the district was bestowed on the duke of Friuli; but in the 10th century the title of margrave of Carniola began to be borne by a family resident in the castle of Kieselberg near Krainburg.

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  • She built a castle of great beauty and magnificence, ti ailed the Achilleion, in the island of Corfu, where she often o fsided.

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  • The next castle was a royal residence from 1189 to 1371 and was occupied occasionally by William the Lion, Alexander II.

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  • Not far away stand the ruins of the old castle of Dunphail.

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  • of Forres, is situated Brodie Castle, partly ancient and partly modern.

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  • Farther south is the forest of Darnaway, famous for its oaks, in which stands the earl of Moray's mansion of Darnaway Castle.

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  • It occupies the site of the castle which was built by Thomas Randolph, the first earl.

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  • Attached to it is the great hall, capable of accommodating l000 men, with an open roof of fine dark oak, the only remaining portion of the castle that was erected by Archibald Douglas, earl of Moray, in 1450.

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  • It is preserved in a single MS. which was prepared at the command of Maximilian I., and was discovered as late as 1820 in the Castle of Ambras in Tirol.

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  • The finest parts of the epic are those in which Gudrun, a prisoner in the Norman castle, refuses to become the wife of her captor, and is condemned to do the most menial work of the household.

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  • Here, thirteen years later, Herwig and her brother Ortwin find her washing clothes by the sea; on the following day they attack the Norman castle with their army and carry out the long-delayed retribution.

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  • Of the old castle, the gatehouse and other parts are of Norman construction, but the mansion near it was built by Sir Walter Raleigh.

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  • Bishop Roger of Caen (1107-1139) built the castle, described by Henry of Huntingdon as scarcely inferior to that of Devizes, "than which there was none greater within the confines of England."

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  • The town suffered severely during the civil wars, the castle being besieged by the parliamentary forces in 1642 and 1645.

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  • Parker (at one time music-master at the school), was held in the grounds of Sherborne Castle, and set the model for a succession of pageants held subsequently in other historic English towns.

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  • In 1755 he retired from his shop to the house on the slope of the Castle Rock, still known as Ramsay Lodge.

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  • Baena is picturesquely situated near the river Marbella, on the slope of a hill crowned with a castle, which formerly belonged to the famous captain Gonzalo de Cordova.

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  • In the centre of the town are the ruins of the castle of the 15th century, occupied for a time by John Graham of Claverhouse, Viscount Dundee, when he held the office of sheriff of Galloway (1682).

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  • It stands in grounds 4000 acres in extent, which include the White and Black Lochs and the ruins of Castle Kennedy, finely situated on the isthmus between the lakes.

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  • This castle was erected in the reign of James VI.

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  • Four miles west by north of Stranraer is situated Lochnaw Castle, the ancient seat of the Agnews, who were hereditary sheriffs of Galloway till 1747, when hereditable jurisdictions were abolished.

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  • He entered Parliament for Barnard Castle as a Labour member, at a by-election in 1903.

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  • The town of Tetschen originally lay on the south side of the castle rock, but after its destruction by a flood, it was moved in 10J9 to its present site.

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  • It is a very old town situated on the Biela, and contains a 17thcentury castle, belonging to Prince Lobkowitz.

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  • The borough is connected with the City of London by Blackfriars, Southwark and London bridges; the thoroughfares leading from these and the other road-bridges as far up as Lambeth converge at St George's Circus; another important junction is the "Elephant and Castle."

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  • Near the "Elephant and Castle" is the Metropolitan Tabernacle, the original building of which, burnt down in 1898, became famous under the Baptist preacher, Charles Spurgeon.

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  • On an eminence stands the ancient castle, entered by a gateway of the 13th century.

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  • The Saxon fort of Alaric was replaced by a Norman castle built by William de Mohun, first lord of Dunster, who founded the priory of St George.

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  • The northern portion of this, below the castle hill, is the older, while the part near the shore consists mainly of modern buildings of no great interest.

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  • To the east of the castle hill and the Marina is the quarter of Villanova, which contains the church of S.

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  • Castle, Bull.

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  • Above the village are the ruins of the castle of Rheingrafenstein (12th century), formerly a seat of the count palatine of the Rhine, which was destroyed by the French in 1689, and those of the castle of Ebernburg, the ancestral seat of the lords of Sickingen, and the birthplace of Franz von Sickingen, the famous landsknecht captain and protector of Ulrich von Hutten, to whom a monument was erected on the slope near the ruins in 1889.

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  • In 1775 he was removed to the castle of Joux, to which, however, he was not very closely confined, having full leave to visit in the town of Pontarlier.

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  • The affair ended by his escaping to Switzerland, where Sophie joined him; they then went to Holland, where he lived by hackwork for the booksellers; meanwhile Mirabeau had been condemned to death at Pontarlier for rapt et vol, and in May 1777 he was seized by the French police, and imprisoned by a lettre de cachet in the castle of Vincennes.

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  • Knaresborough Castle was probably founded in 1070 by Serlo de Burgh.

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  • To the south of the castle is St Robert's chapel, an excavation in the rock constructed into an ecclesiastical edifice in the reign of Richard I.

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  • Opposite the castle is the Dropping Well, the waters of which are impregnated with lime and have petrifying power, this action causing the curious and beautiful incrustations formed where the water falls over a slight cliff.

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  • Being forfeited by his grandson Eustace FitzJohn in the reign of Stephen, Knaresborough was granted to Robert de Stuteville, from whose descendants it passed through marriage to Hugh de Morville, one of the murderers of Thomas Becket, who with his three accomplices remained in hiding in the castle for a whole year.

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  • During the 13th and 14th centuries the castle and lordship changed hands very frequently; they were granted successively to Hubert de Burgh, whose son forfeited them after the battle of Evesham, to Richard, earl of Cornwall, whose son Edmund died without issue; to Piers Gaveston, and lastly to John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster, and so to the Crown as parcel of the duchy of Lancaster.

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  • In 1317 John de Lilleburn, who was holding the castle of Knaresburgh for Thomas duke of Lancaster against the king, surrendered under conditions to William de Ros of Hamelak, but before leaving the castle managed to destroy all the records of the liberties and privileges of the town which were kept in the castle.

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  • During the civil wars Knaresborough was held for some time by the Royalists, but they were obliged to surrender, and the castle was among those ordered to be destroyed by parliament in 1646.

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  • On the right bank of the river is the site of Lovat Castle, which once belonged to the Bissets, but was presented by James VI.

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  • Three miles south of Beauly is Beaufort Castle, the chief seat of the Lovats, a fine modern mansion in the Scottish baronial style.

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  • This was replaced by several castles in succession, of which one - Castle Dounie - was taken by Cromwell and burned by the duke of Cumberland in 1746, the conflagration being witnessed from a neighbouring hill by Simon, Lord Lovat, before his capture on Loch Morar.

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  • The duke of Atholl's seats are Blair Castle and Dunkeld House.

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  • He had been taken prisoner with other Royalists while besieging Cardigan castle on the 4th of February 1645.

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  • He was three times imprisoned: in 16J4-5 for an injudicious preface to his Golden Grove; again in Chepstow castle, from May to October 1655, on what charge does not appear; and a third time in the Tower in 1657-8, on account of the indiscretion of his publisher, Richard Royston, who had adorned his "Collection of Offices" with a print representing Christ in the attitude of prayer.

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  • Above the town is a medieval castle.

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  • The Gothic church of Greyfriars (1866-1867) occupies the site partly of a Franciscan monastery and partly of the old castle of the town.

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  • The picturesque ruins of Carlaverock Castle - the "Ellangowan" of Guy Mannering - are 8 m.

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  • The castle, which is in an excellent state of preservation, is built of red sandstone, on the site of a fortress supposed to have been erected in the 6th century, of which nothing now remains.

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  • Most of the buildings belong to the Renaissance; except the castle, the 14th-century Palazzo Pubblico, and the portals of two or three churches, especially that of S.

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  • Another great Domesday landholder was William Peverel, the historic founder of Peak Castle, whose vast possessions were known as the Honour of Peverel.

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  • The remains of castles are few; the ancient Bolsover Castle is replaced by a castellated mansion of the 17th century; of the Norman Peak Castle near Castleton little is left; of Codnor Castle in the Erewash valley there are picturesque ruins of the 13th century.

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  • Conveyed to Warwick castle he was beheaded on Blacklow Hill near Warwick on the 9th of June 1312.

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  • Above the town are the ruins of the castle of Engelburg, destroyed by Turenne in 1675.

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  • A castle in the town, of the 15th century, is restored to use as offices for the urban district council.

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  • The birthplace of Bruce is not certainly known, but was probably Turnberry, his mother's castle on the coast of Ayr.

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  • Shortly afterwards Bruce appears again to have sided with his countrymen; Annandale was wasted, while he, as Walter of Hemingford says, "when he heard of the king's coming, fled from his face and burnt the castle of Ayr which he held."

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  • Bruce is reputed to have been one of the advisers who assisted in framing it; but a provision that his castle of Kildrummy was to be placed in charge of a person for whom he should answer shows that Edward, not without reason, suspected his fidelity.

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  • In March 1318 the town and soon afterwards the castle of Berwick capitulated, and Bruce wasted the English border as far as Ripon.

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  • His last years were chiefly spent at the castle of Cardross on the Clyde, which he acquired in 1326, and the conduct of war, as well as the negotiations for peace, had been left to the young leaders, Moray and Sir James Douglas, whose training was one of Bruce's services to his country.

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  • Ever active, he employed himself in the narrower sphere of repairing the castle and improving its domains and gardens, in shipbuilding on the Clyde, and in the exercise of the virtues of hospitality and charity.

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  • On the Schlossberg near the town are the ruins of the castle of the counts of Forbach, a branch of the counts of Saarbriicken.

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  • The queen dowager and her daughter were carefully watched at Linlithgow, but on the 23rd of July 1543 they escaped, with the help of Cardinal Beton, to the safer walls of Stirling castle.

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  • An English army under Lord Grey entered Scotland on the 29th of March 1560, and the regent received an asylum in Edinburgh castle, which was held strictly neutral by John Erskine.

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  • Facing the castle, on the western side of the pill, stand the considerable remains of Monkton Priory, a Benediction house founded by Earl William Marshal as a cell to the abbey of Seez or Sayes in Normandy, but under Henry VI.

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  • Much of this work of reorganization was carried on at the castle of Montebello, or Mombello, near Milan, where he lived in almost viceregal pomp (May - July, 1 797).

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  • The church of St Mary contains a chapel dedicated to St Edward, commemorating that Edward who was murdered at Corfe Castle in this neighbourhood, whose body lay here before its removal to Shaftesbury.

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  • Mary, Peter and Ethelwold, and the site of the old castle may be traced.

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  • The early castle, which existed before 1086, was important during the civil wars of Stephen's reign; in 1142 Robert, earl of Gloucester, on his departure for France, committed it to his son's charge.

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  • The castle, built by Robert Guiscard, has been modernized, and so has the cathedral.

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  • Marlborough was forthwith sent from the Hague to the castle of Altranst2dt near Leipzig, where Charles had fixed his headquarters, "to endeavour to penetrate the designs" of the king of Sweden.

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  • There are some ruins of a castle erected as a protection against the Scots.

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  • The town suffered much from the incursions of the Scots, and Ralph, earl of Westmorland, who died 1426, built the castle, but a tower called the Bishop's Tower had been previously erected on the same site.

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  • During the Civil War the castle was dismantled by the Royalist commandant.

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  • It is certain that Smerdis transferred the seat of government to Media; and here in a castle in the district of Nisaya he was surprised and killed by Darius and his six associates in October 521.

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  • A range of low hills intervenes between Felanitx and the Mediterranean; upon one summit, the Puig de San Sebastian, stands a Moorish castle with a remarkable series of subterranean vaults.

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  • A Ragged School was opened on the Castle Hill, which has been the parent of many similar institutions elsewhere, though Guthrie's relation to the movement is best described as that of an apostle rather than a founder.

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  • They occupied Thomson's house and Great Island (New Castle) and built the " Great House " on what is now Water Street, Portsmouth.

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  • This settlement, with jurisdiction over all the territory now included in Portsmouth, New Castle and Greenland, and most of that in Rye, was known as " Strawberry Banke " until 1653, when it was incorporated (by the government of Massachusetts) under the name of Portsmouth.

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  • In 1693 New Castle (pop. 1900, 581), then including the greater part of the present township of Rye, was set apart from Portsmouth, and in 1703 Greenland (pop. 1900, 607) was likewise set apart.

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  • One of the first military exploits of the War of Independence occurred at New Castle, where there was then a fort called William and Mary.

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  • a small, strongly fortified castle; one of its massive angle-towers is now incorporated in St Mark's and serves as the treasury.

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  • The castle was erected by Alphonso of Aragon; the cathedral, consecrated in 1088, has a rose window and side portal of 1481.

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  • The imperial officers imprisoned him at Vilvorde Castle, the state prison, 6 m.

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  • from Brussels, where in spite of the great efforts of the English merchants and the appeal of Thomas Cromwell to Archbishop Carandolet, president of the council, and to the governor of the castle, he was tried for heresy and condemned.

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  • The church of St Denis (13th and 16th centuries), and the ruins of a castle built by Catherine of Gonzaga, duchess of Longueville, in the early 17th century, are of little importance.

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  • Castle Island has been fortified since the earliest days; Fort Independence, on this island, and Forts Winthrop and Warren on neighbouring islands, constitute permanent harbour defences.

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  • It has two ancient buildings, the Nikolai-turm, built in 1455, and the old castle.

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  • Adjoining the town is the beautiful park of Lord Dynevor, which contains the ruined keep of Dinefawr Castle and the residence of the Rices (Lords Dynevor), erected early in the 17th century but modernized in 1858.

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  • The historical interest of the place centres in its proximity to the castle of Dinefawr, now commonly called Dynevor, which was originally erected by Rhodri Mawr or his son Cadell about the year 876 on the steep wooded slopes overhanging the Towy.

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  • The castle ruins remain in the possession of the Rices, Lords Dynevor, heirs and descendants of Prince Cadell.

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  • Dinefawr Castle and its estates were granted away by Henry VIII.

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  • Two bravos were hired (one of them named Olimpio, according to Bertolotti, was probably Beatrice's lover), and Francesco was assassinated while asleep in his castle of Petrella in the kingdom of Naples (1598).

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  • The slope on which old Tortosa stands is crowned with an ancient castle, which has been restored and converted into barracks and a hospital.

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  • As the crusaders advanced to Jerusalem, says Raymund of Agiles (c. xxxiii.), it was their rule that the first-corner had the right to each castle or town, provided that he hoisted his standard and planted a garrison there.

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