Major Percy’s carriage, far left, sets off on the journey to London with the captured French eagle standards protruding from the window

Duke of Northumberland's ancestor's dramatic part in Battle of Waterloo

Exhibition at Alnwick Castle to tell the story of Major Henry Percy's dash from the Battle of Waterloo to London

Jane Percy, The Duchess of Northumberland in the Tree House at Alnwick Garden

Duchess of Northumberland: How I plan to finish the job at Alnwick Garden

Two decades into the Alnwick Garden and the Duchess of Northumberland still doesn't expect to be liked

Alnwick Castle at night

Newcastle firm wins national award for Alnwick Castle marketing campaign

A marketing campaign by Guerilla Communications has beaten national brands including Adidas, O2 and Alton Towers

Duchess of Northumberland chocolate and recipes books launch

Duchess of Northumberland delves into Alnwick Castle archives for new food venture

The Duchess of Northumberland talks dirty cocktails, lethally indulgent chocolate and aphrodisiac marmalade with Jane Hall

The singers from Hawick bring Scottish fervour to Berwick

How Berwick looked to history as Scots went to the polls

Berwick's annual film festival is attracting thousands to the town as it looks ahead to a changing political landscape

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Duke of Northumberland says Scottish independence would "cause difficulties"

The Duke says he crosses the border every day and there is no difference between one side and the other

Michelle Dockery who plays Lady Mary Crawley in the ITV drama series Downton Abbey which is being filmed at Alnwick Castle

Downton Abbey star captured as filming comes to an end in Alnwick

Lady Mary, played by Michelle Dockery, smiled to the crowd as filming for the Christmas special wrapped up

Fake snow covers Bailliffgate in Alnwick during filming of Downton Abbey

Wintry scenes in Alnwick as fake snow laid down for Downton Abbey filming

Snow was laid near Alnwick Castle despite the summer sunshine as filming of the popular period drama continues

Simple Minds are playing Alnwick Castle and Hardwick Live in August and September respectively

Simple Minds looking forward to North East double date

Jim Kerr, lead singer of the Scottish band who made their name in the 80s is looking forward to a double date with the North East

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Duke of Northumberland's auction has had us all gripped

The Duke's multi-million pound sale of furniture, paintings and letters at Sotheby's reveals the magnitude of the family's former power and influence

The 12th Duke of Northumberland Ralph Percy

Duke of Northumberland hopes sold treasures bring joy to new owners

The Duke of Northumberland has spoken of his hope that the new owners of £32m of his treasures will get as much joy from them as his family has done

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Duke of Northumberland treasures raise £32million at auction

Treasures belonging to the Duke of Northumberland have raised £32million after being auctioned by Sotheby's

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As it happened: Duke of Northumberland treasures auctioned by Sotheby's

Join reporter Kate Proctor for live updates from a special Sotheby's auction of rare treasures owned by the Duke of Northumberland          

School children and the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland welcome the Queen's Commonwealth Baton to Alnwick Castle - Stephen Miller and baton bearers.

Queen's Baton's visit to Tyneside and Northumberland celebrated

Crowds turn out to see the Commonwealth Games' Queen's Baton as it heads through the region

Brendan Foster founded Nova

Details released of Commonwealth Games baton relay in North East

The Queen’s Baton Relay comes through Newcastle, Gateshead and Northumberland on June 13 ahead of the games in Glasgow

Simple Minds with Jim Kerr who will be playing The Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, in the summer

Jim Kerr brings Simple Minds to party at Alnwick Castle

Hit band with 35 years in music are to headline at Northumberland attraction

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Duke of Northumberland plans £15m art sale to cover flood bill

The Northumberland Estates, the Duke of Northumberland's business arm, have announced plans to auction art from his homes at Alnwick Castle and Syon House in London, with a combined worth of over £15m

The Bailiffgate Museum in Alnwick will reopen its doors on Saturday the 15th of February

Bailiffgate Museum in Alnwick set to reopen after refurbishment

The Bailiffgate Museum at Alnwick is set to reopen following a major refurbishment thanks to a cash injection from the Heritage Lottery Fund

The Duchess of Northumberland, hands over the Commonwealth Flag to Leader of the County Council Grant Davey and Civic Head of Northumberland Kath Nisbet

Duchess of Northumberland hands over Commonwealth Flag

The Duchess of Northumberland yesterday handed over a Commonwealth Flag ahead of its flying at two county sites as part of national celebrations

The Duke of Northumberland at the Centre of Rural Economy conference at Alnwick Castle in Northumberland

Newcastle research centre launches fundraising appeal

Newcastle University’s Centre for Rural Economy has been running for 21 years and has launched a fundraising campaign to help with expansion


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