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" The royal Palace Stands on a little hill plain on the top which advanceth almost into the middle of the lake and looks liKe an amphitheatre having a descent on the three Sides and liKe tarrace WalKs upon the west side. the Palace is magnificently built of fine polished stone it was begun by the former Kings and King James V added to it the chapel and the porch King James VI Compleated the court by adding to it the fine new buildings toward the north.
The Palace consists of four towers between which the Court and the Chapel and the rest of the buildings are extended in the inner Court there is a fountain well adorned with Several Statues and Waterworks Curiously wrought which when they go raise the water to a Considerable hight."
Sibbald's Hist. [History] of Co. [County] Linlithgow

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