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date: 17 February 2020

Brown, Lancelot [known as Capability Brown]free

(bap. 1716, d. 1783)
  • John Phibbs

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Brown, Lancelot [known as Capability Brown] (bap. 1716, d. 1783), landscape gardener and architect, was baptized on 30 August 1716 at St Wilfrid's Church, Kirkharle, Northumberland, the fifth of the six children of William Brown (1676–1720), a yeoman farmer and estate steward, and his wife, ...

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