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Old 4th September 2003, 07:51 AM   #1
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Castle and royal titles up for sale

14th Century Scottish Castle Meets 21st Century Internet... (Yahoo! News)

The historic 700-year-old Scottish Castle, and the titles of Baron or Baroness, recognized by The British Crown by way of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Her representative in Scotland, The Lord Lyon King of Arms, was put on the world market last night and it is all exclusively online.

Lord Kinross of Taylor Kinross Solicitors, the executor of the Scottish Estate of the late Baron Peter of Lee, and the Trustees announced yesterday in Edinburgh, Scotland that invitations have been extended to a group of top celebrities and wealthy individuals worldwide to visit

A Los Angeles based web developer Creative Edge designed the web site with the goal to find a new custodian for the ancient Barony of Lee, the Baronial titles, the Castle, all its contents, including priceless, centuries old wall-to-wall tapestries, three lodge houses, and 261 acres of land.

14th century castle for sale
(The Scotsman)

A SCOTTISH castle and title are up for grabs, but only if the sellers decide that a prospective buyer is rich and famous enough to take possession.

The 700-year-old Castle Lee, its contents and benefits, including the barony title, three lodge houses and 261 acres of land, are being sold via an exclusive website.

However, anyone wishing to gain access to the site will first have to send his or her name and details, which will be vetted and checked to see whether or not they have the wherewithal to be able to buy the property, before being allowed in.


"Itís being purely targeted to the US, and apparently there has been some interest already, though I havenít been given any names."

However, one person who has been named as a likely buyer is the Hollywood actor John Travolta, who joins pop stars such as Madonna and Michael Jackson in searching for a piece of Scotland.
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Old 4th September 2003, 08:07 AM   #2
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Oh, if only Michael Jackson or Saddam Hussien would buy would put nobel titles and hereditary peerages into perspective!
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Old 4th September 2003, 08:27 AM   #3
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Just have to come up with 5 mill and then I could change my last name to Harkonnen and be EVIL!!!!!.
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