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rundale

(ˈrʌnˌdeɪl)
n
(Historical Terms) (formerly) the name given, esp in Ireland and earlier in Scotland, to the system of land tenure in which each land-holder had several strips of land that were not contiguous. Also called (in Scotland): runrig
[C16 ryndale, from run (vb) + dale, a northern variant of dole1, in the sense "a portion"]
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Like Rundale and for the same reasons, Jelgava Palace was built in two phases by Rastrelli.
Visit Rundale Palace, a triumph of Baroque and Rococo styles ?
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Return flights to Italy direct Jewels of the Baltic Flying direct from Birmingham Departs 25 April, 9 May, 6 June, 4 July, 29 August & 3 October 2015 This wonderful tour includes guided visits to Lithuania's exquisite capital Vilnius, Latvian treasure-chest Riga and majestic Estonian Tallinn, as well as beautiful Gauja National Park, Rundale Palace and Trakai's Island Castle.
Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced Tour Manager Jewels of the Baltic Flying direct from Bristol Departs 25 April, 9 May, 6 June, 4 July, 29 August & 3 October 2015 This wonderful tour includes guided visits to Lithuania's exquisite capital Vilnius, Latvian treasure-chest Riga and majestic Estonian Tallinn, as well as beautiful Gauja National Park, Rundale Palace and Trakai's Island Castle.
They also cover the periods of "political incertitude" that ensued in 1737, when the Kettler dynasty gave way to the appointee of Empress Anna of Russia, Ernst Johann von Biron (the magnificent Rundale palace, which Biron commissioned from the architect Rastrelli, decorates the book's cover) and later--when, after Biron's fall from grace, long exile, and return, the ducal title passed to his son Peter (founder of Courland's first institution of higher learning, the Academia Petrina in Mitau, in 1775).
In Lloyd's view, and again this is a culture that has been addressed recently by Eamonn Slater and Terence McDonough, the rundale system of land use, or clachan, is "the spatial form that offers the initial paradigmatic of oral space .
He was born in Ireland where the clachan was the significant social unit and rundale a characteristic form of collective landholding.
30pm, the pair heard shouts for help and soon found the missing couple sheltering in a grouse butt near Great Rundale Tarn, about 8km west of Cow Green reservoir.
30pm the duo on the quad bike heard shouts for help and found the missing couple sheltered in a grouse butt near Great Rundale Tarn, five miles west of Cow Green Reservoir.
A three-night break in the three-star Albert Hotel - named after Albert Einstein costs pounds 189pp this month, including a day - trip to the baroque Rundale Palace.
It's tempting to spend all your time in Riga, but an optional excursion to the beautiful 18th century Rundale Palace, which rises from the flat farmlands like a mirage in the desert.