My country pad. Pop quiz: what’s the connection between The Biltmore Estate and Queen Elizabeth I? #biltmore #asheville #bdaytrip

2 thoughts on “My country pad. Pop quiz: what’s the connection between The Biltmore Estate and Queen Elizabeth I? #biltmore #asheville #bdaytrip

    1. Nope! Not a bad guess though… George Vanderbilt’s daughter married a descendant of William Cecil, Lord Burleigh, who was Queen Elizabeth I’s chief advisor in the 16th Century. It was fun spotting a portrait of him in he house that no one seemed to know much of anything about!

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