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Notes on the library of the Earl of Erroll, Slains Castle, Aberdeenshire ...

James Fowler Kellas Johnstone

Notes on the library of the Earl of Erroll, Slains Castle, Aberdeenshire ...

by James Fowler Kellas Johnstone

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Published in [Aberdeen .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Erroll, Charles Gore Hay, 20th Earl of, 1852-,
    • Drummond, James, Bp. of Brechin, d. 1695.,
    • Private libraries -- Scotland.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ997.F69 J
      The Physical Object
      Pagination14 p.
      Number of Pages14
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6610475M
      LC Control Number18017575
      OCLC/WorldCa29599355

      Aberdeen Aberdeenshire Aberdour Aden Alexander Fraser Anderson Andrew appointed arms Arthur Thomson Auchmacoy Barony 0f Barony of Kynedward Barony of Slains birds Bishop brethren brother called castle Chein Cheyne Church Churchyard Club compeared Comyn Earls confirmed a charter Crimond Cruden daughter Delgaty Douglas Drummond Earl Marischal.   Only the internal walls offer a glimpse back to the structure’s heyday. Built by Francis Hay, Earl of Erroll, at the end of the 16th century to replace Old Slains Castle, which had been destroyed on the orders of King James VI following a religious rebellion, the castle’s most distinguished visitor finally arrived some years later.

      The complex originally was known as Bowness, and then it became known as New Slains. Two centuries later, in , the 18 th Earl of Erroll married the illegitimate daughter of King William IV, Lady Elizabeth FitzClarence. The Earl hired Aberdeen architect John Smith, famous for his significant contribution to the architecture of Aberdeen City, to redesign the castle. Abstract. Accompanied by J. F. K. Johnstone's paper "Notes on the library of the Earl of Erroll" reprinted from the Aberdeen university library bulletin for April, Coat of arms at head of titleMode of access: Internet.

      Get this book in print. AbeBooks; Abbey Aberdeenshire Aberdour charter chiefly coast Comyn Countess Cruden Cuminestown Danes daughter Diocese of Aberdeen distance district Doveron Earl Marischal Earl of Buchan Earl of Erroll east edifice Ellon erected farm farther Fedderat feet field find fine first fishing five Forbes formerly. Hotels near Slains Castle: ( km) SCHOOLHILL CROFT, sleeps ten, king-size, en-suite, large garden, Ellon, Ref ( km) Kilmarnock Arms Hotel ( km) By The Bay Bed and Breakfast ( km) Cruden Bay Bed & Breakfast ( km) St Olaf Hotel; View all hotels near Slains Castle on Tripadvisor/ TripAdvisor reviews.


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Notes on the library of the Earl of Erroll, Slains Castle, Aberdeenshire .. by James Fowler Kellas Johnstone Download PDF EPUB FB2

Slains Castle was built in the final years of the sixteenth century by the Earl of Erroll to replace a former family seat that had been destroyed by the King. The new castle was regularly upgraded and in the nineteenth century was almost completely rebuilt in the Scots Baronial style.

It remained occupied until the early twentieth century but is now a roofless ruin. The 20th Earl of Erroll was forced to sell the castle in because of the cost of death duties and the castle eventually fell into disrepair at the hands of the new owner. The Slains Estate was then purchased by shipping magnate John Ellerman (cited in Old Cruden Bay and Port Erroll: Whinnyfold, Boddam and Buchanhaven by Jim Buchan) who.

The original castle was just a few miles away, but New Slains was constructed by the recently re-established Earl of Erroll in the 16th century.

The castle. Clan Hay is a Scottish clan that has played an important part in the history and politics of Scotland. Members of the clan are to be found in most parts of Scotland and in many other parts of the world.

However, the North East of Scotland, i.e. Aberdeenshire (historic), Banffshire, Morayshire and Nairnshire Nairn (boundaries), is the heart of Hay country with other significant concentrations Animal: Falcon.

Building costs and high living did little for the family finances and in death duties forced the 20th Earl of Erroll to sell Slains Castle. The new owner allowed the castle to fall into disrepair, and in its roof was removed and valuable dressed stone removed for re-use elsewhere.

Slains Castle today is a slightly unsettling place. When the Earl of Erroll was forgiven in he built a new castle around the towerhouse at Bowness Castle.

This is the current building and explains why the building is sometimes referred to as new Slains Castle. The cliffs, including an abyss to the west, provided the castle with great defences. In the castle was extended further. On the coast of Cruden Bay lie the remains of Slains Castle.

The original castle has been reconstructed may times since its construction in by the Earl of Erroll. The ruin you see today is the inevitable result of the castle’s location and various misfortunes becoming the owners over time. Feb 1, - Explore Esther Means's board "Slains Castle" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Castle, Scottish castles, Aberdeenshire pins. Hotels near Slains Castle: ( mi) SCHOOLHILL CROFT, sleeps ten, king-size, en-suite, large garden, Ellon, Ref ( mi) Kilmarnock Arms Hotel ( mi) By The Bay Bed and Breakfast ( mi) Cruden Bay Bed & Breakfast ( mi) St Olaf Hotel; View all hotels near Slains Castle on Tripadvisor/ TripAdvisor reviews.

In Sir William Hay, the clan chief, was made Earl of Erroll by King James II. At this time the local seat of power was Old Slains Castle, near Collieston some 8 kilometres ( mi) to the south-west.

Francis Hay, 9th Earl of Erroll, succeeded inand converted to Roman Catholicism. NK13NW 1 (NK ) Slains Castle (NR) AD OS 6" map, (). Not to be confused with (Old) Slains Castle (NK ), for which see NK03SE Now a shapeless, two-storeyed, labyrinthine ruin (HBD No.

19) this building originated as a square tower and court in the reign of James VI, when it was named Bowness. The present castle was built by Francis Hay, 9th Earl of Errol, after James VI had destroyed his castle at what is now known as Old Slains [NK ], further south down the coast near Collieston, after the Hays had taken part in the rebellion of along with the Earl of much more than one crumbling wall with a window or doorway survives from this building.

Hay family, Earls of Erroll: Slains Castle This page summarises records created by this Family The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the collection), the name of the archive where they are.

Slains Castle is a Scheduled Monument in Ellon and District, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos.

The use of such as design in a completely new structure sets Slains aside from other similar castles, such as Dunotter and Pistligo, where older towers had wings added to form a courtyard.

Some of the Castle’s most unusual features were added by Gilbert Hay, 11th Earl of Errol, in the 17th century. One book talks about the legendary rivalry surrounding Balfluig Castle, which can be found just south of Alford, and another neighbouring castle. the Earl of Erroll and the laird of Kinmundy.

Jun 3, - Explore tweets11's board "Slains Castle - Scotland", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Castle, Scotland castles, Scotland pins. The locals of Cruden Bay call Slains Castle Dracula's Castle.

It is believed that Bram Stoker was so inspired by the Castle that it formed the basis for his most famous novel Dracula.

music. Slains Castle near Collieston, Aberdeenshire: Slains Castle is located near Cruden Bay in Aberdeenshire. The ruins of the castle stand on high cliffs overlooking the North Sea.

The original castle was a tower house built in by the 9th Earl of Erroll. The castle has been extended and Read more > Tolquhon Castle near Pitmedden, Aberdeenshire.

Library Item. Item no. Title. Slains Castle, Aberdeenshire. Description. The view looks up at the large structure of Slains Castle situated at the cliff edge overlooking the sea.

The waves crash beneath against the cliffs and the large craggy rocks. The 9th Hay Earl of Errol returned from exile in and began rebuilding and extending an original tower of Bowness, renaming it "New Slains" Castle. The Hays had owned the estate since the 14th century.

It was expanded over the years to become more of a palace than a castle, particularly in when a corridor was built within the courtyard.In the late sixteenth century the castle's then owner - Francis Hay, Earl of Erroll - converted to catholicism and subsequently supported the rebellion of George Gordon, Earl (and later Marquis) of Huntly.

The uprising was defeated and in Old Slains Castle was destroyed by James VI (I of England) in retaliation. New Slains was built in the 16th Century by the newly re-established Earl of Erroll, who had been banished and his previous castle destroyed for rebelling under the name of .