Two Mollen Falcon Hoods

Date Created: 01 July 2008

Author: Hon. Herbet St. Quintin of Scampston Hall, Yorkshire.

Source: Alan Gates

Owner: Alan Gates

Location: North Yorkshire, England, UK

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Two Mollen Falcon Hoods. These two hoods were given to me by Adam Gordon, head keeper and falconer to the Feversham family at Duncombe Park, North Yorkshire England. He in turn had been given them by the Hon. Herbet St. Quintin of Scampston Hall, Yorkshire. St.Quinton enjoyed falconry in the company of Gerald Lascelles and Cecil Duncombe his father-in-law in the 1800's both in Yorkshire and in the North of Scotland. They purchased Peregrines and the occasional Goshawk from Mollen of Valkensvaard together with falconry equipment.

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