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Thursday, January 04, 2007

Fernie Castle Scotland

Fernie Castle, Fife, Scotland. The ancient Castle of Fernie was first recorded in 1353 when it belonged to the Earl of Fife, Duncan the 13th. the family of Fernie held the lands as early as the 15th century, Walter Fernie being dead before 1496. In 1527 Andrew Fernie obtained a charter erecting Fernie into a free barony and he conferred the life-rent on his wife, Barbara Logane. Their son succeeded in 1551 and he sold it to William Fernie of Foxtoun 1582. Fernie Castle is now a hotel.

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