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Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown – to the point…

1716 Baptised at St. Wilfred’s Church, Kirkharle, Northumberland. 1732¬†leaves school to work as an apprentice gardener for Sir William Loraine at nearby Kirkharle Hall. 1740 after moving south, Brown gains employment for Lord Cobham at Stowe, where he was to … Continue reading

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