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Saturday, 5 January 2008

Holiday Cottage Perth Castles of Perth

Holiday Cottage Perth Castles of Perth

Huntingtower Castle or Ruthven Castle took its name from the Ruthven family of Perth.
The first tower house dates from around the 15th century then a second was built a few yards away.About two hundred years later the two buildings were connected with the building between the two.
Around the end of the sixteenth century, a group of nobles, including Lord Ruthven, kidnapped King James VI and held him captive for ten months in Ruthven or later to be renamed Huntingtower Castle.


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