The first mention of a castle on the site dates from 1401, a square keep set atop a cliff surrounded by a curtain wall. He was married in 1809 the daughter of Sir James Stirling, baronet, and died April 1, 1853, without issue. Restricted opening times and entrance charges apply. Free and open access at any reasonable time. Now you can follow in their footsteps and discover the dramatic history which has been brought so vividly to life in the unique interpretative experience that is Callendar House. The extensive earthworks built by Edward I of England are clearly visible surrounding the castle remains. This was held by the Howison or Howieson family, and Alexander and James Howison, portioners of Over Cramond, are on record in 1649 in the Act in favour of the kirk session of Cramond.
The interior contains plasterwork ceilings, though wall paintings were destroyed during consolidation work in the 1980s. Barbara and Alexander were 5th cousins, their common ancestor being. Site of castle or old house, the location not certain. There was also a newspaper called but that ceased to print in July 2011. A clan is a social group made up of a number of distinct branch-families that actually descended from, or accepted themselves as descendants of, a common ancestor. Elcho Castle, Elcho, Perthshire, Tayside Owned by: Historic Scotland Almost complete, this 16th century fortified mansion is located just a short distance from the south bank of the River Tay.
Abergeldie Castle, Abergeldie, Grampian Owned by: Gordon family 16th century tower house. T he surname Livingston or Livingstone is of territorial origin from the lands of that name in West Lothian deriving from a Saxon named Leving, who settled in Scotland during the reign of Edgar 1097-1107. Robert, the fifth son, lost his right arm in battle with the rebels in 1745, and had a son, Alexander, who succeeded his uncle, Sir William, on his death, without issue, in 1769. Return to the Castles Photo Library or go to the next castle: Where else would you like to go in Scotland? Site of tower or old house, the location not certain. James Livingston who got into trouble with the officers of the Exchequer in 1417, in an attempt to evade the Linlithgow customs over the export of some wool.
Tantallon Castle, North Berwick, Lothian Owned by: Historic Scotland Semi-ruined mid-14th century fortress. Alexander's great X4 granddaughter was who married in 1601. Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Unfortunately, there is a gap in the records of this university for the period between 1509 and 1536 which would have covered his student days. Two years afterwards he married her sister, Catherine Ann Ticehurst, also a widow. Separation on September 29, 1516.
Robert Livingston of Linlithgow, Comptoller, was executed for high treason as well. The green lady haunts the south wing: a young boy babbled that he saw her walking out from a passage; security guards at the time when the house was empty heard noises and saw her briefly; and guard dogs bark into empty room where she walks. On 4th July 1600, Jean Livingstone, Lady Warriston, daughter of John Livingstone of Dunipace, was beheaded at the foot of the Canongate, Edinburgh, for the murder of her husband, John Kincaid of Warriston near that city. Sir Alexander, the ninth baronet, designed of that ilk, Westquarter and Bedlormie, in 1784 laid before Lord Kenyon, then attorney-general, a case respecting his claim to the attainted conjunct titles of earl of Linlithgow and earl of Callendar. Craignethan Castle, Crossford, Lanarkshire, Strathclyde Owned by: Historic Scotland Remains of early 16th century artillery fortification.
Peel of Livingston Unknown Unknown The Peel of Livingston was established in the 14th century, and housed an English garrison in the. Built by the Earl of Caithness between 1566 and 1572, originally as a three storey tower house. Some historians even say that he was a knight of the Hungarian court, who accompanied Margaret, wife of King Malcolm Ceanmore of , on her journey to. Now under private ownership with restricted access. The court held that the domicile of Thurstanus Livingstone, during both his marriages, having been in England, the legitimacy of his son must be decided by the laws of England. The two younger Sons, Sir Archibald and Adam, swore fealty to Edward I.
Robert Hepburn of Bearford is mentioned in 1678 and later, including an Act of 1690. Scotland is world famous for its castles, not just because so many are immaculately preserved but also because many are set against some of the most breathtaking scenery in Britain. Much faith was given to the cross-bow, because it was bent up to its check by placing the foot on the bow and drag-ing the string with the hands, so that the strength of both arms and legs was given to the drawing of it; but it prove a paltry weapon beside the bows drawn by strong yeomen-bows so large that the fitting length was that which allowed the feathering of the arrow to touch the ear. Their eldest son, Alexander Livingston, 7th Lord Livingston of Callendar, married Helenor Hay, elder daughter of Andrew, 8th Earl of Errol. In recognition of the area's strategic importance the Romans built their Antonine Wall across the area, and the remains of the wall can still be seen in the grounds of Callendar House. Most of the existing structures however, date from the 18th century with substantial new artillery fortifications.
According to Douglas's Peerage, this Isobel Livingston married Nicol Ramsay of Dalhousie, while the Scots Peerage declares Ramsay's wife was the daughter of Sir Robert Livingston of Wemyss. In 1995 Livingston gained its professional football team, which was essentially the relocation of Meadowbank Thistle F. Built on the site of an earlier structure, the tower house was started around 1560 and remains one of the best surviving examples of its type in Scotland. Noltland Castle, Pierowall, Isle of Westray, Orkney Owned by: Historic Scotland Remains of 16th century tower house. Restricted opening times and entrance charges apply. Restricted opening times and entrance charges apply. Restricted summer opening times and entrance charges apply.