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Lowther Castle

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Lowther Castle is a country house in the historic county of Westmorland, which now forms part of the modern county of Cumbria, England. [1]

31 relations: Askham, Cumbria, Barleythorpe, Battle of the Somme, Border Regiment, Charles Gordon, 10th Marquess of Huntly, Charles Lewis Meryon, Charles Méryon, Chengde, Conservation and restoration of historic gardens, Cumbria, Earl of Lonsdale, East India Company, English Heritage, George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney, Hugh Lowther, 5th Earl of Lonsdale, James Lowther, 1st Earl of Lonsdale, Jockey Club, John Lowther, 1st Viscount Lonsdale, Kendal Calling, National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, Non-metropolitan county, Northwest Regional Development Agency, Oakham, Order of the Crown (Prussia), Pals battalion, Robert Smirke (architect), Royal Horticultural Society, Royal Institute of British Architects, Westmorland, William Lowther, 1st Earl of Lonsdale, World War II.

Askham, Cumbria

Askham is a village and civil parish in the Eden District of Cumbria, England.

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Barleythorpe

Barleythorpe is a village and civil parish in the county of Rutland in the East Midlands of England.

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Battle of the Somme

The Battle of the Somme (Bataille de la Somme, Schlacht an der Somme), also known as the Somme Offensive, was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British Empire and France against the German Empire.

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Border Regiment

The Border Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, which was formed in 1881 under the Childers Reforms by the amalgamation of the 34th (Cumberland) Regiment of Foot and the 55th (Westmorland) Regiment of Foot.

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Charles Gordon, 10th Marquess of Huntly

Charles Gordon, 10th Marquess of Huntly (4 January 1792 – 18 September 1863), styled Lord Strathavon from 1794 to 1836 and Earl of Aboyne from 1836 to 1853, was a Scottish peer and first a Tory (1818–30) and then a Whig (1830 onwards) politician.

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Charles Lewis Meryon

Charles Lewis Meryon (1783–1877) was an English physician and biographer.

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Charles Méryon

Charles Méryon (23 November 1821 – 13 February 1868) was a French artist who worked almost entirely in etching, as he suffered from colour blindness.

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Chengde

Chengde, previously known as Jehol or Rehe, is a prefecture-level city in Hebei province, situated northeast of Beijing.

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Conservation and restoration of historic gardens

Historic garden conservation is a specialised type of historic preservation and conservation or restoration concerned with historical and landmark gardens and designed landscapes.

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Cumbria

Cumbria is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan county in North West England.

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Earl of Lonsdale

Earl of Lonsdale is a title that has been created twice in British history, firstly in the Peerage of Great Britain in 1784 (becoming extinct in 1802), and then in the Peerage of the United Kingdom in 1807, both times for members of the Lowther family.

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East India Company

The East India Company (EIC), also known as the Honourable East India Company (HEIC) or the British East India Company and informally as John Company, was an English and later British joint-stock company, formed to trade with the East Indies (in present-day terms, Maritime Southeast Asia), but ended up trading mainly with Qing China and seizing control of large parts of the Indian subcontinent.

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English Heritage

English Heritage (officially the English Heritage Trust) is a registered charity that manages the National Heritage Collection.

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George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney

George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney, KB (14 May 1737 – 31 May 1806) was a British statesman, colonial administrator and diplomat.

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Hugh Lowther, 5th Earl of Lonsdale

Hugh Cecil Lowther, 5th Earl of Lonsdale, (25 January 1857–13 April 1944) was an English nobleman and sportsman.

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James Lowther, 1st Earl of Lonsdale

James Lowther, 1st Earl of Lonsdale (5 August 1736 – 24 May 1802) was an English country landowner and politician who sat in the House of Commons for 27 years from 1757 to 1784, when he was raised to the Peerage of Great Britain as Earl of Lonsdale.

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Jockey Club

The Jockey Club is the largest commercial horse racing organisation in the United Kingdom.

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John Lowther, 1st Viscount Lonsdale

John Lowther, 1st Viscount Lonsdale, PC, (25 April 1655 – 10 July 1700), known as Sir John Lowther, 2nd Baronet, from 1675 to 1696, was an English politician.

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Kendal Calling

Kendal Calling is an independent music festival held annually at Lowther Deer Park in the Lake District, Cumbria.

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National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty

The National Trust, formally the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, is a conservation organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the largest membership organisation in the United Kingdom.

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Non-metropolitan county

A non-metropolitan county, or colloquially, shire county, is a county-level entity in England that is not a metropolitan county.

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Northwest Regional Development Agency

The Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) was the regional development agency for the North West England region and was a non-departmental public body.

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Oakham

Oakham is the county town of Rutland in the East Midlands of England, east of Leicester, south-east of Nottingham and west of Peterborough.

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Order of the Crown (Prussia)

The Royal Order of the Crown (Königlicher Kronen-Orden) was a Prussian order of chivalry.

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Pals battalion

The pals battalions of World War I were specially constituted battalions of the British Army comprising men who had enlisted together in local recruiting drives, with the promise that they would be able to serve alongside their friends, neighbours and colleagues ("pals"), rather than being arbitrarily allocated to battalions.

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Robert Smirke (architect)

Sir Robert Smirke (1 October 1780 – 18 April 1867) was an English architect, one of the leaders of Greek Revival architecture, though he also used other architectural styles.

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Royal Horticultural Society

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), founded in 1804 as the Horticultural Society of London, is the UK's leading gardening charity.

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Royal Institute of British Architects

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is a professional body for architects primarily in the United Kingdom, but also internationally, founded for the advancement of architecture under its charter granted in 1837 and Supplemental Charter granted in 1971.

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Westmorland

Westmorland (formerly also spelt Westmoreland;R. Wilkinson The British Isles, Sheet The British Isles. even older spellings are Westmerland and Westmereland) is a historic county in north west England.

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William Lowther, 1st Earl of Lonsdale

William Lowther, 1st Earl of Lonsdale KG (29 December 1757 – 19 March 1844) was a British Tory politician and nobleman.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lowther_Castle

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