Small amount survives
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The castle on Loch Ness fell to the English. Sir William Fitz Warine was left in charge of the castle as its Constable. ¹
Sir Andrew de Moray retook the castle from the English.
As part of Edward's campaign in Scotland he attacked and took control of Urquhart Castle on Loch Ness. Sir Alexander Comyn was left in change. ¹
Robert Bruce captured Urquhart Castle and placed it in the care of Sir Thomas Ranpolph, the Earl of Moray. ¹
Urquhart Castle was one of only five Scottish castles that resisted being captured by the English. Its Constable at the time was Sir Robert Lauder.
An act of Parliament is passed which brings the ownership of Urquhart Castle into the hands of the English King. ¹
Urquhart Castle was given as a gift to the Grant family by King James IV of Scotland with the understanding that extensive building work was to be carried out. This included the construction of a new tower and supporting buildings so that the surrounding lands could be better protected.
After the death of James IV at Flodden, Sir Donald Macdonald of Lochalsh, took the castle and over the following three years robbed it and the surrounding lands of all of its assets.
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