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In Remembrance of Capability Brown – February 1783

On the sixth of February, 1783, Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown found himself preparing to face his maker at the Mayfair home of his daughter Bridget, the home she shared with husband and architect Henry Holland. Brown had been staying there and … Continue reading

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Biography – Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown

Lancelot Brown was born in Kirkharle, Northumberland in 1716. Born into a rural community, he was fortunate to have been educated to the age of 16, and following this completed a gardening apprenticeship for the local landowner Sir William Lorraine. … Continue reading

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