Tour Earlshall Castle, Leuchars, Fife, Scotland. The origin of the name, Earlshall, is lost in the mists of antiquity. Tradition has
it that it takes its name from the site of a hunting lodge owned by the ancient Earls of Fife. The Barony of Leuchars including
the land on which Earlshall now stands, is first recorded as being owned by the powerful Anglo-Norman family of de Quincey, Earls
of Winchester, during the reign of William the Lion. At the end of the 14th century, the larger Barony of Leuchars was sub divided
into three separate baronies, one of which was known as Monypenny Leuchars, after Thomas Monypenny to whom the lands were
granted. Tour historic Earlshall Castle and the Gardens, designed by Robert Lorimer, on a unique small group Tour of Scotland.
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