Holyrood Palace

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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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The royal couple rounded off their visit by attending a reception at the Palace of Holyroodhouse alongside First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to celebrate youth achievements.
After the Buckingham Palace exhibition, a selection of 80 drawings will travel to the Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, in November 2019.
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Speaking after the ceremony at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Reid said: "It feels great - it's really a proud moment to receive an MBE from the Queen.
He said: "There are tremendous opportunities at a time where perhaps our significant allies and trading partners, in the case of the UK and US, are turning inward or at least turning in a different direction" Mr Trudeau will leave Ireland today for engagements in Scotland, including meeting the Queen at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
The Countess will cycle the 445 miles from the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh to Buckingham Palace as her 'Diamond Challenge' - a special initiative marking the 60th anniversary of the award.
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The Palace of Holyroodhouse stands at the end of Edinburgh's historic Royal Mile and is packed with history, including the bed chamber once occupied by the ill-fated Mary, Queen of Scots, following her return from France in 1561.
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