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Then Almitra spoke again and said, And what of Marriage, master?
And he answered saying:
You were born together,
and together you shall be forevermore.
You shall be together when the white wings
of death scatter your days.
Aye, you shall be together even in the
silent memory of God.
But let there be spaces in your togetherness,
And let the winds of the [...]

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The manor house was radically altered in the nineteenth century, and remained a family home until 1953.*

The present condition of the manor house interior is the result of extensive dry rot that nearly destroyed the building forty years ago. Wooden plugs in the walls reveal where damaged panelling was stripped away. The ground floor and [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Feb 4th 2017

Brinkburn Priory lies in a secluded and enchanting setting, tucked away in woodland within  loop of the River Coquet. It was founded in the 1130s as a community of Augustinian canons, although the earliest surviving buildings date from the end of the twelfth century. Never a wealthy house, and frequently troubled by Scottish raids, it [...]

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