Julie Montagu, the viscountess trying to save the ancestral pile | Times2 | The Times

In the recent glorious weather Mapperton, in Dorset, named by Country Life the finest manor house in Britain, has never looked finer. The 15 acres of Italianate gardens echo with birdsong, the roses

Source: Julie Montagu, the viscountess trying to save the ancestral pile | Times2 | The Times

Always fascinating to read how modern aristocratic families are keeping things going in difficult times.

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English Historical Fiction Authors: Entailment in English Inheritance Laws during the Regency Era

Entailment in English Inheritance Laws during the Regency Era

Source: English Historical Fiction Authors: Entailment in English Inheritance Laws during the Regency Era

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