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Glamis Castle

a castle near Glamis in Angus, Scotland: ancestral seat of the Lyons family, forebears of Elizabeth, the Queen Mother; famous for its legend of a secret chamber
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  • At glamis castle, is preserved the dress of one of the jesters, very handsome, and ornamented with many bells.

    Waverley Sir Walter Scott
  • James Mackenzie says he has seen a specimen preserved as a curiosity at glamis castle.

    Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot
  • At that period the great topic of conversation amongst ghost-hunters was glamis castle, the most celebrated of all haunted houses.

    Ghosts I Have Seen Violet Tweedale
  • There is no doubt, writes another correspondent, about the reality of the noises at glamis castle.

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