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Cawdor

(kô`dər), village, Highland, NE Scotland, SW of Nairn. Cawdor Castle, the earliest remaining piece dating from 1454, was represented by ShakespeareShakespeare, William,
1564–1616, English dramatist and poet, b. Stratford-upon-Avon. He is widely considered the greatest playwright who ever lived. Life
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, following tradition, as the scene of the slaying (1040) of Duncan by MacbethMacbeth
, d. 1057, king of Scotland (1040–57). He succeeded his father as governor of the province of Moray c.1031 and was a military commander for Duncan I. In 1040 he killed Duncan in battle and seized the throne.
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Preseli Pembrokeshire MP Mr Crabb, who is a minister at the Wales Office, said: "I am obviously very disappointed that the 14 Signals will be relocated from Cawdor Barracks to St Athan as part of the Government's major investment at that site.
He joined Gary Barlow, Jason Orange and Howard Donald to see bandmate Mark tie the knot at Cawdor Parish Church, near Nairn.
Just as the monster failed to materialise (except in the fluffy green toy variety) and the Loch Ness exhibition centre we visited seemed to suggest Nessie was no more than an overgrown sturgeon, Cawdor Castle, a few miles away, kept "the Scottish play" at arms' length despite its links with Macbeth.
Armed with the best bargains, we got on our broomsticks to Cawdor Castle near Inverness - famous for its links with Shakespeare's Macbeth.
The huge mansion, Keir House, was the seat of the Stirling family of Keir and Cawdor from 1448 to 1975 when it was sold to Arabs.
The Cawdor Barracks base near St Davids in Pembrokeshire is part of a review of the Armed Forces entire network of bases, said Preseli Pembrokeshire MP Stephen Crabb.
And at last night's reception at Cawdor Castle, guests were holding their breaths to see whether the boys - including Robbie - would take to the stage.
Staff sergeant Norman Finnegan, 44, sneaked into the women's block at Cawdor Barracks, Pembrokeshire, west Wales, after a drunken night out and lay next to the girl.
The duchess, 50-year-old Count Gaddo Della Gherardesca, and a group of his Italian friends have spent the week at remote Drynachan Lodge on the 25,000 acre estate of the Earl and Countess of Cawdor in Inverness-shire.
The Cawdor Hall Restoration Project in Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthenshire, has been awarded PS247,700.
Mark, 37, will wed Emma Ferguson at Cawdor parish church in Nairnshire tomorrow.
Staff Sergeant Norman Finnegan, 44, said he went into a block at Cawdor Barracks, Pembrokeshire as he felt sick after a boozy night out.