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have resided. On the lintel of a door that opened from the Court into one of the vaults there was inscribed "Tendit, acerrima, Virtus;" & on the broken lintel of a chimney which is built in the wall of a house on the opposite or East side but a little nearer the top of the Court, the royal achievement of Scotland is placed, along with an escutcheon uncharged, but parted per cross, the date 1588, the incription "Obay. ze. King. King James VI in: de_". the remainder of the word "fens" is broken off; & in front of the house to the Nethergate at the top of the court is placed the Court armour of Charles II Scotland England France Ireland quarterly - with "God save the King C.R. [Carolus Rex] 1660." In the wall of the building that constitutes the present Whitehall and beside the door, appears & [an] ornamented niche & the figure of a flying angel, which though they were built in the wall of the former house may have been brought from the ruins of the Chapel that stood in the next court to the West."

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