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Dunnotar Castle - Stonehaven - William Wallace, Mary Queen of Scots, the Marquis of Montrose and King Charles II, all graced the Castle with their presence. It was at Dunnottar Castle that a small garrison held out against Cromwell’s army for eight months. By close of the 14th century, Dunnottar was firmly under Scottish control, under the Clan Keith.
Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire, England. In existence by 1101, known as Godric’s Castle, named probably after Godric of Mappestone. At the beginning of the 12th century, the castle had passed from Godric to William Fitz Baderon, thought to be his son-in-law, and on to his son, Baderon of Monmouth who married Rohese de Clare, a member of the powerful de Clare family. Gilbert de Clare eventually acquired Goodrich Castle himself. Gilbert generation 29 on tree.