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  • 3,012 28 21 March, 2019
  • Castle Campbell is a medieval castle situated above the town of Dollar, Clackmannanshire, in central Scotland. It was the lowland seat of the earls and dukes of Argyll, chiefs of Clan Campbell, from the 15th to the 19th century, and was visited by Mary, Queen of Scots, in the 16th century.

The castle was originally known as Castle Gloom, possibly deriving from the Scottish Gaelic: glom, meaning a chasm, and referring to the narrow gorges to either side of the site. The naturally defended position may have been the site of a motte in the 12th century. The present tower was built in around 1430 for John Stewart, Lord Lorne (d.1463), or one of his kinsmen. About 1460, the property was acquired by Colin Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll (d.1493), on his marriage to Isabel Stewart, Lord Lorne's daughter.  The first historical record of the castle dates from the following year, when Pope Paul II issued a bull against Walter Stewart, son of Lord Lorne, for attacking and damaging the "Place of Glowm". Campbell, who was at the papal court at the time, may have been instrumental in arranging the Pope's intervention. The tower shows signs of early rebuilding following this episode.

The acquisition of Castle Gloom expanded the power of the Campbell family, from Argyll in the west into central Scotland, and suited Colin Campbell's position as Master of the Household to King James III of Scotland, which required his frequent presence at court. In February 1490, Campbell petitioned the newly crowned King, James IV of Scotland, to formally change the name of Gloom to "Castle Campbell", and this was done by an act of parliament. The change in name may imply that the term "castle" was seen as particularly prestigious, requiring royal approval for its use. At this time, the castle would have comprised the tower house, with other buildings arranged around the courtyard and gardens outside. 
Thanks @jacob.murray.scotland
  • Castle Campbell is a medieval castle situated above the town of Dollar, Clackmannanshire, in central Scotland. It was the lowland seat of the earls and dukes of Argyll, chiefs of Clan Campbell, from the 15th to the 19th century, and was visited by Mary, Queen of Scots, in the 16th century.

    The castle was originally known as Castle Gloom, possibly deriving from the Scottish Gaelic: glom, meaning a chasm, and referring to the narrow gorges to either side of the site. The naturally defended position may have been the site of a motte in the 12th century. The present tower was built in around 1430 for John Stewart, Lord Lorne (d.1463), or one of his kinsmen. About 1460, the property was acquired by Colin Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll (d.1493), on his marriage to Isabel Stewart, Lord Lorne's daughter. The first historical record of the castle dates from the following year, when Pope Paul II issued a bull against Walter Stewart, son of Lord Lorne, for attacking and damaging the "Place of Glowm". Campbell, who was at the papal court at the time, may have been instrumental in arranging the Pope's intervention. The tower shows signs of early rebuilding following this episode.

    The acquisition of Castle Gloom expanded the power of the Campbell family, from Argyll in the west into central Scotland, and suited Colin Campbell's position as Master of the Household to King James III of Scotland, which required his frequent presence at court. In February 1490, Campbell petitioned the newly crowned King, James IV of Scotland, to formally change the name of Gloom to "Castle Campbell", and this was done by an act of parliament. The change in name may imply that the term "castle" was seen as particularly prestigious, requiring royal approval for its use. At this time, the castle would have comprised the tower house, with other buildings arranged around the courtyard and gardens outside.
    Thanks @jacob.murray.scotland
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  • She’s so cute ❤️
  • She’s so cute ❤️
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  • I’m working from the comfort of the sofa at home today while I catch up with some online courses that I’ve been working my way through. It’s got me thinking about teaching photography again. Maybe putting together a fun mini class or course. What are your thoughts? The whole world seems to be into photography these days, even if it’s only to take nice holiday pics on their phone. This is an image from last year of my vintage (some just in style) camera collection. No fancy settings on these babies, just pure analogue fun!
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아빠 어디갔나옹? 아빠 찾아달라옹😡

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    아빠 어디갔나옹? 아빠 찾아달라옹😡

    이창문 저창문 왔다갔다...
    제발 잠시만 가만히 쫌 있어주라
    정신사나워 죽겠.....
    대리고 나온 내가 잘못이지........🤦🏻‍♀️
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What a week! Thank you to everyone who came along and supported us this week. We had the best time sharing our play with you. 
Special shout out to @therumshack for having us in their fantastic venue. 
We’re taking a short break and then we will be back to plan what’s next for Much Taboo About Nothing. So keep your eyes peeled for more news... 👀

We will see you all later! 
Emma, Mark and Mairi 💜🎈👶 #scottish #theatre #play #newwriting #debut #taboo #actorslife #writer #director #lucyandjordan
  • THANK YOU!
    What a week! Thank you to everyone who came along and supported us this week. We had the best time sharing our play with you.
    Special shout out to @therumshack for having us in their fantastic venue.
    We’re taking a short break and then we will be back to plan what’s next for Much Taboo About Nothing. So keep your eyes peeled for more news... 👀

    We will see you all later!
    Emma, Mark and Mairi 💜🎈👶 #scottish #theatre #play #newwriting #debut #taboo #actorslife #writer #director #lucyandjordan
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