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The White Lady

Brims Castle is well known for having a ghost - the white lady. Stories vary 
as to who she was. In one, Patrick of Brims (aka Black Peter), lived in the 
castle, and had a 'relationship' with the daughter of James Sinclair of 
Uttersquoy. The lady mysteriously disappeared. It was hinted at that Patrick 
did away with her and hid the body in some secret part of the castle. Calder 
(who wrote 'The Civil and Traditional History of Caithness') believed that 
Byron modelled his work 'Manfred' on Patrick. He believed that Byron was told 
the legend by George Sinclair when they were both at Harrow School. 
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