Top Historical Tips for London

February 24, 2018 Moniek 0

When planning a trip to London, there is plenty of historical things to see. But which places are specifically related to royal women? 1. Buckingham Palace You simply can’t go to London without visiting Buckingham Palace. It is open to the public during the summer months. Buckingham Palace is perhaps one of the most recognizable [read more]

Doune Castle – The Dower House

February 14, 2018 Moniek 1

Doune Castle is in the village of Doune, near Stirling in Scotland. It was originally built in the 13th century and was most likely damaged during the Scottish Wars of Independence. It was then rebuilt in the current form by Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany. It was passed into the hands of the crowns in [read more]

Top Historical Tips for Paris

February 11, 2018 Moniek 2

If you’re planning a trip to Paris, you cannot miss these historical places related to royal women. 1.The Basilica of St. Denis The Basilica of St. Denis is the traditional burial place of the French royal family and was also the site of many coronations. Get lost between the amazing marble statues and marvel at [read more]

Linlithgow Palace – The Birth of a Queen

February 7, 2018 Moniek 0

Linlithgow Palace began its life as a fortification known as “the Peel”, which had been built in the 14th century by occupying English forces. In 1424, the entire town of Linlithgow was partially destroyed by fire and the rebuilding of the palace was begun by King James I. The following century additions were made by [read more]

Stirling Castle – Crowning Glory

January 31, 2018 Moniek 0

Stirling Castle is one of the largest castles in Scotland and sits atop Castle Hill in Stirling, about an hour away from Edinburgh. It was one of the most uses Scottish royal residences and several Kings and Queens have been crowned there, including Mary, Queen of Scots. The first record dates from 1110 when King [read more]

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