Annie Lennox is an Oscar, Brit and Grammy award-winning pop musician and vocalist. She was born on December 25, in Aberdeen, Scotland. After three years as lead singer of The Tourists, Lennox achieved her most notable fame as the alto, soul-tinged lead singer of the s rock duo Eurythmics with British musician Dave Stewart. Early in the Eurythmics’ career, she was known for her androgyny, wearing suits and once impersonating Elvis. Video: Annie Lennox dedicates performance to Sue Ryder nurses in Aberdeen Date: Aug 19, Aberdeen-born singing legend Annie Lennox gave a special virtual performance to the staff of an Aberdeen support charity. In an effort to thank the Sue Ryder nurses and support staff at the Sue And now, Annie Lennox has produced a special new video, featuring one of her most famous hits, to commend the staff at Sue Ryder Dee
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British Broadcasting Corporation Home. The life of Mary, Queen of Scots has all the ingredients of a Hollywood thriller: a love triangle, treachery, rape and murder. Dr Saul David takes a closer look at the role of Mary’s lover, the Earl of Bothwell, and the web of intrigue that surrounds this 16th-century murder mystery.
Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox, was buried, at the expense of Elizabeth I, Their second son Henry, Lord Darnley married Mary, Queen of Scots and was survived her and she died, in poverty, on 9th March (New Style dating).
Elizabeth, dau of Duncan, Earl of Lennox. Flodden 9 Sep ; m. Holyrood 29 Jul Mary, Queen of Scots. James ‘s Palace 6 Nov Greenwich Palace 13 May James’s Palace 29 May Whitehall 6 Feb ; m.
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Although she was in the Scottish Highlands, thousands of miles from her home of Charleston, South Carolina, the year-old administrative assistant felt a sense of belonging. I felt a sense of pride and awe and a real connection with my ancestors. The axes and broadswords displayed beneath a ceiling studded with the family crest made her think of blood spilt in bygone battles, Campbell says.
Scotland has a population of 5. But more than 50 million people worldwide have a family link to the country, and the Scottish government wants to attract more of them to visit.
For centuries, Scots have left their homeland – some in a spirit of adventure and Old parish registers date as far back as but not all have.
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The first section relates the history of the Lennox area from Roman times, detailing the lands, the islands, and the castles – in particular Dumbarton Castle, of major significance in Scottish history. The central part of the book features biographies of the eight earls of the original race, followed by those of their eventual successors, the Stewarts of Lennox.
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Birth Date abt Birth Place Lennox, Dumbartonshire, Scotland. Death Date bef Death Place Halkhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland. Birth Place Halkhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland. Death Date Feb
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The singer, 53, formerly of Eurythmics, said the stillbirth in of her son Daniel made her realise the temporary nature of life. She tells hostess Kirsty Young: “It had an immense impact on me. It made me realise that the human condition is immensely fragile and strong at the same time. She says that at the time she lost her son, an earthquake killed hundreds of thousands in Turkey. Terry Wogan is problem, says Eurovision chief.
But it’s almost like you’re a potter and that’s the clay you use. She says the births of her daughters, Lola, 17, and Tali, 14, and her parents’ deaths from cancer have also affected her outlook. Terms and Conditions. Style Book. Weather Forecast. Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation. Monday 22 June Annie Lennox: Son’s death changed my life Annie Lennox has spoken about the pain of losing her first child and revealed how the tragedy transformed her views.
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On 26 th June, , Henry and Lennox entered a treaty for the marriage. In return for Lennox abandoning his claims to the Scots throne in favour of Henry, his French estates, and betraying Dumbarton and Bute to the English, he was to receive Lady Margaret Douglas in marriage, and a handsome estate. Also listed in the treaty were the lands that Margaret was to have from Lennox as her jointure, which were part of the Lennox earldom and amounted to marks Scots per annum.
When Henry achieved his fantasy of overlordship of Scotland, Lennox would be Governor under him, and could take any revenue over the cost of running the country and maintaining Margaret. As Henry was still firmly Catholic in doctrine, we may suppose that this was merely to reiterate Catholic teaching, with the rejection of Papal authority. The signing of the treaty was celebrated with a feast at which Henry, Lennox, Prince Edward and the Ladies Mary and Elizabeth were present.
Artist, Annie Lennox. Publication, The Scotsman. Publication Date, Format, Magazine. Country, UK. Details, Includes a feature on Annie Lennox.
Many of the clans represented have a rich history, such as those featured in our listing below. Baird: From the 13th century this surname has been associated with Lanarkshire and also with the Aberdeen and Banff regions. Important families of that name appear from the 14th century. The Bairds have long been prominent in the legal profession as well as in national affairs. General Sir David Baird — entered the Army in and served in India from ; he was severely wounded and taken prisoner by Hyder Ali.
He captured Pondicherry in and Seringapatam in and made a famous march across the desert from the Red Sea to the River Nile in He commanded an expedition to the Cape of Good Hope in Family motto — Dominus fecit God Made. The name Bruce derives from an area of land in Normandy, France, now called Brix. The Bruces held important lordships in the north of England and a branch of the family settled in Annandale in the 12th century. King Robert the Bruce — , was crowned King of Scotland in In that same year he was defeated at Methven, and took refuge in Rathlin.
From he was actively engaged harrying the English, and in won a decisive victory over Edward II at Bannockburn. Bruce consolidated his kingdom and the war with England was closed by the Treaty of Northampton in
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He succeeded his father in , and on 13 Feb. On 21 April he had letters under the privy seal appointing him and his heirs keepers of the castle of Dumbarton ib. He was present as a peer in parliament on 26 April and 17 May ; but shortly after the latter date he went to France, and obtaining a command of Scots men-at-arms, accompanied his uncle Robert, seigneur of Aubigny, in the campaign in Provence in [see under Stewart, John , first or ninth Earl of Lennox ].
In January he was naturalised as a French subject. After the death of James V in Lennox was induced by Cardinal Beaton and the French party to return to Scotland to assist in the overthrow of Arran. On the ground of Arran’s illegitimacy Hamilton Papers , i.
Lennoxlove House. Historic Home of the Duke of Hamilton, dating from 14th century. of paintings and furniture as well as Mary Queen of Scots memorabilia.
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