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old map of 16th century Scotland and the clans
Lyme Park,Disley, Cheshire - The estate was granted to Sir Thomas Danyers in 1346 and passed to the Leghs of Lyme by marriage in 1388. It remained in the possession of the Legh family until 1946 when it was given to the National Trust. The house dates from the latter part of the 16th century.
Fatlips Castle ~ a 16th century peel tower in Roxburghshire, Scotland, so called because its owner, the Earl of Minto, liked to kiss his female guests. It was built by the Turnbulls of Barnhills, notorious Border reivers, and burned during the War of the Rough Wooing in 1545. Don't you just love the names? :)
Kisimul Castle on Barra Kisimul Castle (Scottish Gaelic: Caisteal Chiseamail), also spelt Kiessimul Castle or Chisimul Castle, is a small medieval castle located in the centre of Castlebay on Barra, an island of the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. The earliest documentary record of Kisimul Castle dates from the mid 16th century
Dunnottar Castle, Scotland