This new edition traces the history and development of Blenheim Park from its prehistoric origins to its use as a royal hunting domain of the English medieval kings, to the gift by Queen Anne to John Churchill, first Duke of Marlborough (victor of Blenheim). The subsequent development of Blenheim Park provides a microcosm of the main developments in English landscape gardening -first the formal parterres of Henry Wise around Vanbrugh's new palace, then the transformations wrought by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown in what is ...

Blenheim: Landscape for a Palace 1997, Sutton Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780862993412

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Blenheim: Landscape for a Palace 1997, Alan Sutton Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780750915892

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