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Cotmania. Vol. V. 1929-30

Archive: SDK Sydney Decimus Kitson Archive
Reference Number: SDK/1/2/1/5
Page: 85 verso

  • Description

    Brandsby Commonplace Book

    Notes cross-referenced from fol. 86r

    Date: 1929-30

  • Transcription

    1. Frederick Howard, 5th Earl of Carlisle (1748-1825), then owned Castle Howard. He married in 1770, Lady M[argaret] Leveson-Gower, d[aughter] of the 1st Marquess of Stafford. They had 4 sons & 3 daughters.
    L[or]d Carlisle was the friend of Charles James Fox, the guardian of L[or]d Byron; a liberal patron [of] the Fine Arts, with a cultivated mind, polished manners & a taste for writing poetry. (D.N.B.)

    (2) Nov. 30, 1805. J.S.C. writes to D[awson] T[urner] from Charlotte St, Portland Place – “My tour this summer has been confirmed to Yorks & Durham ….. colouring from nature.”

Brandsby Commonplace Book