Monthly Archives: January 2013

Michael Fergus Bowes-Lyon

Rt Hon Michael Fergus Bowes-Lyon DL … Sources: en.wikipedia.org, http://www.thepeerage.com THE [18th] EARL OF STRATHMORE AND KINGHORNE, Viscount Lyon, Lord Glamis, Tannadyce, Sidlaw and Strathdichtie, Baron Bowes of Streatlam Castle, Co Durham, and of Lunedale, Co York, and Chief of … Continue reading

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Fergus Michael Claude Bowes-Lyon (1928-1986)

Rt Hon Fergus Michael Claude Bowes-Lyon … Sources: en.wikipedia.org, http://www.thepeerage.com THE [17th] EARL OF STRATHMORE AND KINGHORNE, Viscount Lyon, Lord Glamis, Tannadyce, Sidlaw and Strathdichtie, Baron Bowes of Streatlam Castle, Co Durham, and of Lunedale, Co York, and Chief of … Continue reading

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Timothy Patrick Bowes-Lyon (1918-1972)

Rt Hon Timothy Patrick Bowes-Lyon … Sources: en.wikipedia.org, http://www.thepeerage.com THE [15th] EARL OF STRATHMORE AND KINGHORNE, Viscount Lyon, Lord Glamis, Tannadyce, Sidlaw and Strathdichtie, Baron Bowes of Streatlam Castle, Co Durham, and of Lunedale, Co York, and Chief of the … Continue reading

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Claude George Bowes-Lyon (1855-1944)

Rt Hon Claude George Bowes-Lyon, KG, KT, GCVO, TD … Sources: en.wikipedia.org, http://www.thepeerage.com THE [14th] EARL OF STRATHMORE AND KINGHORNE, Viscount Lyon, Lord Glamis, Tannadyce, Sidlaw and Strathdichtie, Baron Bowes of Streatlam Castle, Co Durham, and of Lunedale, Co York, … Continue reading

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Lovain and Brabant

Dukes of Brabant … Source: http://www.baronage.co.uk © 2002 The Baronage Press and Pegasus Associates

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Clan Lamont Connection

Clan Lamont is one of the oldest Scottish clans, with an oral tradition of descent stretching back to the Kings of Ireland. The name is derived from a chief in the 13th century, Sir Laumon, whose charter granted lands to … Continue reading

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Clan Farquharson Connection

About 1723, after the LYON family was formally recognized as an independant Scottish Clan,  a group of BOWMANs from Glenmuick and Glenesk petitioned the Earl of Strathmore, Chief of Clan Lyon, for permission to resume the surname LYON, claiming that … Continue reading

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Castle Huntly

Source: en.wikipedia.org Castle Huntly was built around 1452 by Baron Gray of Fowlis under licence from James II of Scotland. The castle changed hands in 1614 when it was acquired by the then Earl of Strathmore who changed its name … Continue reading

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Glamis Castle

Castle Glamis Connection … Sources: http://www.castles.org, http://www.hauntedcastlesandhotels.com http://www..glamis-castle.co.uk According to the earliest records Glamis Castle was originally a hunting lodge owned by the Scottish Crown. Even before the castle was built, this ancient land was the scene of many historical … Continue reading

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Glen Lyon

Glen Lyon, Scotland … Glenlyon is one of Scotland’s most famous and beautiful glens, yet it is also one of the least visited. Being a cul-de-sac has certainly saved Glenlyon from becoming a major through route, and over-populated with tourists. … Continue reading

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