Holyroodhouse


Holyroodhouse

Holyroodhouse noun

  1. a royal palace in Edinburgh in Scotland: official residence of the Queen when in Scotland; begun in 1501 by James IV of Scotland; scene of the murder of David Rizzio in 1566

Examples from the Web for holyroodhouse Historical Examples of holyroodhouse

  • His own property of Warriston lay on the outskirts of Edinburgh itself, just above a mile from Holyroodhouse.

    She Stands Accused

    Victor MacClure

  • Keith says he was Bishop of Moray for sixteen years; and that he was buried in the church of Holyroodhouse.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

    John Knox

  • Here she was obliged to remain the whole day, as the preparations for her reception at Holyroodhouse were not completed.

    Life of Mary Queen of Scots, Volume I (of 2)

    Henry Glassford Bell

  • Notwithstanding these precautions, the first breach of civil order took place at the very Palace of Holyroodhouse.

    Life of Mary Queen of Scots, Volume I (of 2)

    Henry Glassford Bell

  • When the Queen arrived at Edinburgh on the 13th, she lodged her son, whom she brought with her, in Holyroodhouse.

    Life of Mary Queen of Scots, Volume II (of 2)

    Henry Glassford Bell

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