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Holyrood Palace

(hŏl`ēro͞od) [i.e., holy cross], royal residence, Edinburgh, SE Scotland. In 1128, David I founded Holyrood Abbey on this site, where according to legend he was saved from an infuriated stag by the miraculous interception of a cross. The abbey's Chapel Royal, still standing, contains the remains of David II, James II, James V, Lord Darnley, and others. James IV began the present building c.1500. The palace, partially destroyed by the English in 1544, was the scene of the murder of David RizzioRizzio, David
, 1533?–1566, favorite of Mary Queen of Scots. He was a Piedmontese musician (also called Riccio) who arrived (1561) in Scotland with the ambassador from Savoy.
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 in 1566. It was almost completely destroyed by fire in 1650. Charles II had it rebuilt (1671–79) according to plans by William Bruce.
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This year's two-day tour event ran from Cameron House Hotel on Loch Lomond to the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
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The newlyweds departed from the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh in the afternoon in a chauffeur-driven silver Mercedes.
His Holiness will begin his offical Papal visit in Edinburgh where he will be received by HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
According to Brantome, a French courtier who accompanied Mary to Scotland, the horses provided to take her party from Leith to the Palace of Holyroodhouse were pitiful nags compared with the steeds she had ridden in France.
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THERE were no surprises about who was engaged in the longest conversation with the Queen when she handed out an array of gongs to 80 people at a ceremony in the Palace of Holyroodhouse last week.
Not in the rational Georgian New Towh, but in the wynds and ginnels of the medieval Old Town; not on top of a hill, but at the bottom of one, at the foot of the Royal Mile, the great elongated ramp of glacial debris that links the Castle on its volcanic outcrop with the royal Palace of Holyroodhouse at its eastern extremity.
The three-day Concours of Elegance itself opened in the grounds of the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, on Friday Sept.