Rent A Cottage In Scotland

Sunday, February 04, 2007

Balgonie Castle Scotland

A fifteenth century tower house on the south bank of the River Leven a mile to the South East of Markinch in central Fife, Scotland. Associated with the Sibbald and Lundy families and once occupied by Rob Roy Macgregor, its most famous owner was the covenanting General Sir Alexander Leslie who fought with Gustavus Adolphus in the Thirty Years War. He bought the estate in 1635 six years before being created 1st Earl of Leven and Lord Balgonie.

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