Tantallon

Tantallon may be:

  • Tantallon Castle, Scotland
  • Upper Tantallon, Nova Scotia
  • Tantallon, Saskatchewan

Other articles related to "tantallon":

James Moffat Douglas
... He named it Tantallon because he said the location reminded him of Tantallon Castle in Scotland ... Tantallon takes its name from the homestead ...
Tantallon Castle
... Tantallon Castle is a mid-14th-century fortress, located 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) east of North Berwick, in East Lothian, Scotland ... The last medieval curtain wall castle to be constructed in Scotland, Tantallon comprises a single wall blocking off the headland, with the other three ... Tantallon was built in the mid 14th century by William Douglas, 1st Earl of Douglas ...
Tantallon Castle - History - 17th Century
... After a period of peace, Tantallon again saw military action during the Bishops' Wars in 1639 ... In 1639, the Covenanters captured Tantallon while William, newly created Marquess of Douglas, was in Edinburgh ... under attack from a small group of Royalists based at Tantallon ...
Tantallon Castle - History - Early History
... It is not clear how Douglas came to possess Tantallon, but in correspondence of 1374, he refers to "our castle of Temptaloun" ... Douglas may have been made castellan of Tantallon, as a tenant of Isabella, Countess of Fife, and it appears that he built the present castle either ... The Douglases continued to hold the lands of Tantallon as tenants of Robert Stewart, Earl of Fife (c.1340-1420), from 1371 until 1372, when he resigned the title in favour of his son Murdoch ...