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Holdenby House, Northampton, Northamptonshire. Built in 1583 by Sir Christopher Hatton, Lord Chancellor & favourite of Elizabeth I - the largest private house in Elizabethan England - with 123 huge glass windows around two courtyards, specifically to honour his beloved Elizabeth. Hatton refused to live in the house prior to the Queen's first visit. In 1709 it was bought by the Duke of Marlborough, since when it has descended down the female line to the Lowther family.

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Taylor Swift takes a leaf out of Kate's style book

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Tanya Tucker (Solo country vocalist. Had her first country hit at the age of 13 and never lost her audience as she matured. Winner of 2 Academy of Country Music Awards, 2 CMT Awards, 2 Country Music Association Awards, & ranked 20 on CMT's 40 Greatest Women in Country Music. Nominated for 9 Grammys)

Darius Rucker, musician. He first gained fame as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Hootie & the Blowfish, which he helped found. As a solo country music artist, with the single, Don't Think I Don't Think About It, he became the 2nd African American to chart a #1 on the Hot Country Songs charts. He also became the 1st African American to win the New Artist Award from the Country Music Association, and only the 2nd African American to win any award from the association.

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50 Things You Didn’t Know About Downton Abbey!

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Conway Twitty - 9/1/1933 – 6/5/1993 American country music star who also had…

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The Judds-One of the most successful acts in country music history, The Judds won five Grammy Awards for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, and eight Country Music Association awards. The duo also charted twenty-five singles on the country music charts between 1983 and 2000, fourteen of which went to Number One and six more of which made Top Ten on the same chart.

Taylor Swift takes a leaf out of Kate's style book

Miranda Lambert, pictured with her husband Blake Shelton, wore a Maria Lucia Hohan blush gown at the Country Music Association Awards

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Home Free Photos Photos: 2016 Inspirational Country Music Association Awards

Home Free Photos Photos - Home Free performs during the 2016 Inspirational Country Music Association Awards at Trinity Music City on October 27, 2016 in Hendersonville, Tennessee. - 2016 Inspirational Country Music Association Awards

She's back! Taylor Swift made her return to the Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday night - and got the crowd talking with her daring choice of outfit